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Far Out! Film Night - Blue Velvet
Far Out! Film Night - Blue Velvet

Tue, 27 Jun


Dome Bar & Cinema

Far Out! Film Night - Blue Velvet

A 1986 American neo-noir mystery thriller film written and directed by David Lynch

Time & Location

27 Jun 2023, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dome Bar & Cinema , 38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

About the event

Blending psychological horror with film noir, the film stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, and Laura Dern, and is named after the 1951 song of the same name. The film concerns a young college student who, returning home to visit his ill father, discovers a severed human ear in a field. The ear then leads him to uncover a vast criminal conspiracy, and into a romantic relationship with a troubled lounge singer. Blue Velvet was met with uproar during its audience reception, with lines formed around city blocks in New York City and Los Angeles. There were reports of mass walkouts and refund demands during its opening week. At a Chicago screening, a man fainted and had to have his pacemaker checked. Upon completion, he returned to the cinema to see the ending.

Trailer here

Bar from 5.30pm, movie at 6.30pm. $15 cash.

Booking essential: to reserve a dining table or a movie beanbag please text name, date, movie and number of people to  027 590 2117.

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