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A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – 555 Nov Classic Cinema

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – 555 Nov Classic Cinema

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When:

  • Thu 14 Nov, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where:

Beach Bistro, 1a Beach Front Lane, Browns Bay

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Ticket & Wine: $20.00

Director: Elia Kazan | PG | 2h 2min
Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

'Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.'

Storyline:
Blanche DuBois, a high school English teacher with an aristocratic background from Auriol, Mississippi, decides to move to live with her sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Stanley Kowalski, in New Orleans after creditors take over the family property, Belle Reve. Blanche has also decided to take a break from teaching as she states the situation has frayed her nerves. Knowing nothing about Stanley or the Kowalskis' lives, Blanche is shocked to find that they live in a cramped and run-down ground floor apartment—which she proceeds to beautify by putting shades over the open light bulbs to soften the lighting—and that Stanley is not the gentleman that she is used to in men. As such, Blanche and Stanley have an antagonistic relationship from the start. Blanche finds that Stanley's hyper-masculinity, which often displays itself in physical outbursts, is common, coarse and vulgar, being common which in turn is what attracted Stella to him.

Trivia:
Fitted t-shirts could not be bought at the time, so Marlon Brando's apparel had to be washed several times and then the back stitched up, to appear tightly over the actor's chest.

Your ticket ensures you a seat and a glass of wine or beer while you enjoy the chilled entertainment.

Food: We have a range of options from fries to 'Epicurean' pizzas, coffee & desserts available during the show.

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