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Made In Britain Summer Cinema Season
Manish Agarwal , May 31st, 2012 06:37

Five iconic UK films return to big screens nationwide across five weeks

Taking place every Tuesday from June 5 to July 3 inclusive, Made In Britain is a joint venture between StudioCanal and the Independent Cinema Office that aims to "give audiences across the country the opportunity to enjoy five restored classic British films on the big screen".

An eclectic selection from across the decades, all of which have received digital restoration but not aired theatrically for a while, the vintage quintet comprises: post-war Ealing comedy Passport To Pimlico (Henry Cornelius, 1949); undead Cornish tin mine Hammer horror The Plague Of The Zombies (John Gilling, 1966); essential, David Bowie-as-extraterrestrial sci-fi The Man Who Fell To Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976); comedic Charles Laughton/John Mills-starring theatrical adaptation Hobson's Choice (David Lean, 1954); and the hugely influential, alien remains in the London Underground feature Quatermass And The Pit (Roy Ward Baker, 1967).

A full list of screenings can be found at the ICO website, with more information here.