Regent Street Cinema Presents: Once Upon A Time In America
Once upon a time Sergio Leone made cinematic history
Take a step into British cinematic history at the Regent Street Cinema. Britain's oldest cinema, it was the first place in the country to ever show moving pictures. It kickstarted British cinema with a screening of Cinematographe in 1896. Now, you can catch a special screening of Once Upon A Time In America. Sergio Leone's final film, this depiction of NYC mobsters is a cinematic masterpiece from a director saying goodbye in style. If you're not familiar with the plot, it revolves around a former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returning after thirty years to the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he must confront the ghosts of the past. A cinematic masterpiece. "A striking tale of loyalty, love, friendship and ambition, Once Upon A Time is a work of technical beauty and sombre emotion." – Total Film "As one would expect from Leone, the film is a brilliant stylistic accomplishment." – Hollywood Reporter Certificate: 18. Valid ID required. Runtime: 2 hours 24 minutes.
"Sad and vast yet compelling throughout, this remain Leone's most towering achievement."