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Nostalgic Cinema: A New Leaf (PG)

Nostalgic Cinema: A New Leaf

Directed by Elaine May

Starring Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston

Duration 102 mins.


Nostalgic Cinema Events are kindly sponsored by Home Instead


A spoiled and self-absorbed man who has squandered his inheritance, Henry Graham (Walter Matthau) is desperate to find a way to maintain his lavish lifestyle. Henry sees an opportunity when he meets Henrietta Lowell (Elaine May), an awkward and bookish heiress. Though Henry courts Henrietta, he has no intention of remaining with her, and he develops a surprisingly sinister scheme. As Henry attempts to execute his plan, he finds that seeing it through may not be as easy as he had thought.



A New Leaf is one of the funniest and most tender films I have ever seen. - Chicago Tribune


It is all charming and funny and distinctive in its humour, and the principals are ideally used. Clearly Miss May has a way with actors, herself as much as anyone else, and her touch extends even to the smaller parts. - The Times


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


All Nostalgic Cinema performances have subtitles to assist full enjoyment of the film by any members of the audience who are hard of hearing.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, we hope anyone who loves the old films will come along for an afternoon of fond memories.


Tickets £4.50 - includes hot drink, biscuits and chat after the screening.

Ticket price includes £1 admin fee

Seats are not allocated for these showings.


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