Musicale: "Absolute Beginners"

On November 20, go back in time with David Bowie and rock n roll director Julien Temples kaleidoscopic musical, Absolute Beginners! Between directing a pile of rock docs and music videos and Earth Girls Are Easy! Temple experimented with the movie musical format, making waves with Absolute Beginners in 1986. He adapted Colin MacInnes book of the same name into a neon nightmare that is as unforgettable as its deliriously eccentric. One of the most expensive films in British history, Absolute Beginners boasts an all-star lineup of a cast that includes Sade, Patsy Kensit, and The Kinks Ray Davies. You guys David Bowie tap dances on a giant piano! What more could you want?

MUSICALE noun a program of music performed at a party is a monthly film series at The Royal that celebrates everything from 1950s musicals to hip hop documentaries!


Musicale: "Absolute Beginners"

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