It’s a Wonderful Life
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life U


Please note: This was screened in Dec 2018

Frank Capra
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
130 mins, 1946, USA
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Frank Capra's Dickensian classic is an undisputed Christmas masterpiece, and perhaps the only one to centre around an attempted suicide. James Stewart is George Bailey, a good man who has descended into despair because he considers himself cheated out of the life he could have had. Clarence (Henry Travers) intervenes in his hour of need to show George how loved he is by everyone in his small community of Bedford Falls and what life would look like without him.

A timeless story of redemption and hope that is an absolute treasure, returning to our screens in a beautiful new digital restoration.

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