Wednesday, August 18 – A Special Preview Screening of Vanity Fair followed by an exclusive Q&A with the film’s director Mira Nair.
Preview passes will be made available only to Cinema Seattle members.
Adapted from the classic William Makepeace Thackeray novel of the same name, Vanity Fair touts an all-star cast with Reese Witherspoon, Gabriel Byrne, Jim Broadbent and Bob Hoskins, in Nair’s theatrical follow-up to the critically acclaimed Monsoon Wedding.
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.
Talking Pictures provides an opportunity for smart, provocative dialogue about movies. After presenting a sneak
preview, newly released, or classic film, we engage our sharp Seattle audiences in a lively discussion. Our
speakers include film critics, scholars, industry folk, and pop-culture commentators.