Cinema - The Fablemans - VISUAL

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The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Cinema - The Fabelmans

Half a century into his extraordinary career, Steven Spielberg tells some of his own life story in The Fabelmans.

Sunday 23rd July 2023 | 7.30pm

Admission: €7

Book Tickets

New Jersey, 1952. Sammy Fabelman is the young son of Mitzi (Michelle Williams) and Burt (Paul Dano). A trip to a Cecil B DeMille movie is a transformative experience for Sammy, and his parents encourage him to start making 8mm home movies. As the years pass, Sammy’s filmmaking ambitions continue to grow… but he also starts noticing some troubling cracks in his parents’ marriage.

Now a half century into his extraordinary career, Steven Spielberg tells some of his own life story in The Fabelmans. He directly draws on his own experiences growing up - particularly his relationships with his parents–for this deeply personalfilm.It’s masterfully directed and packed with great performances, including some delightful supporting and cameo appearances.

“A treat for anyone remotely interested in cinema” – Irish Independent, ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“Exquisitely honed… immaculately performed” – The Irish Times, ★ ★ ★ ★

Director: Steven Spielberg
151 mins | USA | 2022 | 12A

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