Regent Street Cinema Presents: Once Upon A Time In The West
The defining Spaghetti Western from the master Sergio Leone
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 the Western classic, Once Upon A Time In The West. Directed by Sergio Leone and accompanied by an unforgettable Morricone score, this is one of – if not the – definitive spaghetti western movie. If the plot isn't familiar to you, a mysterious stranger joins forces with another desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin. Simple stuff, incredibly well-executed. "One of the greatest face movies ever made." – Hollywood Reporter "With its amazing widescreen compositions and epic running time, this Western truly wins points for length and width." Empire Magazine Certificate 15. Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes.
"Quite simply a masterpiece, Leone's revisionist western is a mythic spectacle of a film and a landmark in cinema history."