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Tues 13th Feb/Wed 21st Feb 7.30pm
Artist Paul Gauguin is stifled by his conventional Parisian life and leaves his family behind to set out for Tahiti. He settles in a remote village and devotes himself to working in the primitive artistic style of the island, whose lush landscape is beautifully depicted.
We follow Gauguin's two year stay, where he experiences solitude, poverty and health problems, but also happiness with Tehura, a beautiful young native girl, who becomes his model and 'wife'.
Cert 15. Subtitled. 99 mins.
Ventnor Film Society meets in Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High Street, Ventnor, which offers comfy chairs and HD projection.
To be sure of a place, please reserve a seat by emailing [email protected], but local viewers can always take a chance and turn up on the night.
Screenings mostly take place fortnightly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm (look out for exceptions).
Entrance is £6, with under 25s enjoying a discount of £3, payable at the door and the bar is open from 6.30pm.
Parking in Central Car Park or in Grove Rd, free from 6pm.
Bus No. 3 from Boots in Ventnor High St.
EVERYONE WELCOME - NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED