Kes (The film)

Kes - Perth Film Society Screening

17th OCTOBER 2019

19.45PM -

Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre

Mill Street
Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH1 5HZ, Scotland
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Kes (The film)

Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (David Bradley), a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he names Kes. Helped and encouraged by his English teacher Mr. Farthing (Colin Welland) and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence, until tragedy strikes. Don't miss your chance to see Ken Loach's acclaimed film almost 50 years on from its release.

Followed by a post-show discussion with Artistic Director Lu Kemp to discuss parallels between novel, film and stage adaptation.

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Cert PG; 1969; 111 min; English

£6; seniors/unwaged/students £5

10% off ticket to Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts' production of Kes if buying ticket to see the film.

About Perth Film Society

Perth Film Society is a Perthshire based cinema group that gives film fans the chance to see little-known and cult movies on the big screen. This season, the team behind the has hand-picked some international gems for its new season and has added a couple of additions to its usual programme of 7 films.

These include Kes, to coincide with the Perth Theatre production, and a retrospective of "Thelma and Louise" in conjunction with Perth and Kinross Violence Against Women Partnership. Look out for more details coming soon.

Find out more about Jill Moody, the woman behind the Perth Film Society programme.