A Farewell to Arms

Past Event

Sunday, 24 June 2018 - 2pm to 3:30pm

A Farewell to Arms

1932, 89 mins

Digital restoration of a classic film with soundtrack.

Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes and Adolphe Menjou star in this classic romance based directed by Frank Borzage and based on Ernest Hemingway's novel. Frederick Henry (Cooper) is an ambulance driver in World War I. When his friend Captain Rinaldi (Menjou) introduces him to the beautiful English nurse Catherine Barkley (Hayes), Frederick is immediately besotted with her. The pair fall in love, but the jealous Rinaldi does his best to come between them. The film also analyses Lt. Henry's feelings on war and ponders on the purpose of fighting.

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