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Melancholia (15) – Katie Goh presents

Summerhall Presents

Thu 10 Feb 2022 @ 6:15 pm - 8:25 pm



1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
Age Group: 15 (under 18s accompanied)
Duration: 130m
Unreserved seating. Content: Moderate nudity.

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Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine’s sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire’s best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind…

Katie Goh Presents

Katie Goh, author of The End: Surviving the World Through Imagined Disasters, curates a season of speculative disaster movies that speak to how we’re living right now – as well as the post-apocalyptic ways we might live in the future if we continue down a social, political and ecological road of disaster.

"Melancholia is a potent beauty of a film, and Kirsten Dunst gives an incomparable performance"Rolling Stone
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