Regent Street Cinema Presents: The Assassin
Catch this spellbinding Cannes award-winner
Regent Street Cinema is Britain's oldest picturehouse. On 21 February 1896, it became the birthplace of cinema in the UK, when the Lumière brothers used their Cinematographé machine to show the earliest of moving images to a paying audience. Having reopened in May 2015, the staff have been dedicated to engaging with the cinema's groundbreaking legacy, showcasing everything from classic films, internationally acclaimed work and even the odd blockbuster. For this screening, catch the winner of the "heart-stoppingly beautiful" (Daily Telegraph) drama The Assasin. A female assassin accepts a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in seventh-century China. Certificate: 12A. Running time:
"A breathtaking work of art."