Wilde on the Silver Screen

Two of Oscar Wilde's major works were made into classic movies.  The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) is a technicolour masterpiece featuring a stellar cast of legendary English actors.  The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) is a film noir classic that brought Oscar's decadent and dangerous novel to life.

Importance of Being Earnest
Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield 
Sunday, October 15th, 3pm

Oscar Wilde's classic comedic play adapted for the screen in 1952 by  Anthony Asquith. The movie stars Michael Redgrave, Margareth Rutherford, and the unforgettable Edith Evans as Lady Bracknell. (Tickets €9-11.50)

The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Stella Cinema, Rathmines
Monday, October 16th, 8:45pm

The dark and dangerous film noir 1945 version of The Picture of Dorian Gray starring George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield and the 21-year old Angela Landsbury as Dorian Gray's tragic love interest Sibyl Vane. (Tickets €15-21)