Regent Street Cinema Presents: The Reader
Enjoy Kate Winslet's Oscar-award winning performance at Britain’s oldest cinema
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 one, catch Psychology At The Movies presenting The Reader, followed by a Q&A with psychology experts. Post–WW2 Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial. "I believe the movie may be demonstrating a fact of human nature: Most people, most of the time, all over the world, choose to go along. We vote with the tribe." – Roger Ebert "It is Winslet's haunting performance that gives the film what success it has." – LA Times Certificate: 15. Running time: 2 hours 3 minutes.