‘The Happy Prince’ is at the De Valence 7.30pm on Tuesday Nov 20th.

In a cheap Parisian hotel room Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed. The past floods back, taking him to other times and places. Was he once the most famous man in London? The artist crucified by a society that once worshipped him? Under the microscope of death he reviews the failed attempt to reconcile with his long suffering wife Constance, the ensuing reprisal of his fatal love affair with Lord Alfred Douglas and the warmth and devotion of Robbie Ross, who tried and failed to save him from himself. Travelling through Wilde’s final act and journeys through England, France and Italy, the transience of lust is laid bare and the true riches of love are revealed. It is a portrait of the dark side of a genius who lived and died for love.

The Happy Prince is a 2018 biographical drama film about Oscar Wilde, written and directed by Rupert Everett, in his directorial debut. The film stars Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Edwin Thomas and Tom Wilkinson. It premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and was shown at the 2018 BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.
The film’s title alludes to the children’s story by Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Tales. It was released in Italy on 12 April 2018, in the United Kingdom on 15 June 2018 and in the United States on 10 October 2018.

There is a review here: Guardian  and here: Spectator

Entrance is £5 or £4 for Films4Tenby members.

The De Valence Pavilion bar will be open and popcorn available.

The DVD lending library will be out.

A pre-screening 2-course meal for £10 will be available from the Fuchsia Caffe, which needs to be booked directly with them.

Otherwise, everyone is welcome, there is no pre-booking, please just come along.

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