60’s culture in the focus of Blow Up

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One of the seminal films of the 1960s, Blow Up, is next to be shown in the Through The Decades series at the Under Ground Theatre on Sunday March 6 at 2.30pm.

The 1966 film stars David Hemmings as a fashion photographer whose character was loosely based on David Bailey. The film combines a murder mystery with the fashion world and soundtrack of the era. It was a milestone in liberalized attitude toward film nudity and sexual expression. Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, it co-stars Vanessa Redgrave and Sarah Miles and won the Palm D’Or at Cannes.

Doors open at 2pm.