Highbury Film Club Screening Slow West (Cert 15)

What: Slow West (Cert 15)
When: Sunday 16 July, 7.30pm
Where: Highbury Theatre, Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield B73 5HD

The next Highbury Film Club screening at Sutton Coldfield’s Highbury Theatre on Sunday 16th July at 7.30pm is Slow West (Cert 15, running time 84 minutes).


Slow West is a 2015 British/New Zealand action western film written and directed by John Maclean in his directorial debut. It stars Kodi Smit-McPhee as a young man searching for his lost love in the American West, accompanied by a bounty hunter played by Michael Fassbender. It premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in January 2015, where it was awarded the Sundance Institute’s World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic Winner.

The film has a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 109 reviews, with an average rating of 7.5/10 and a critical consensus stating… “Slow West serves as an impressive calling card for first-time writer-director John M. Maclean—and offers an inventive treat for fans of the Western.”

All tickets are £5.00 and are available on-line at www.highburytheatre.co.uk.

Highbury is a membership theatre so your annual membership will cost you a one-off £1 per year and this gives you access to all the Highbury Players productions as well as our films. The Players start the new season on 12 September with Hobson’s Choice directed by Yvonne Lee.

The next date for your Highbury Film Club diary is the start of the new season at 7.30pm on Sunday 17 September when we will be screening the all-time classic African Queen (1951) with Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn.