American Pastoral - watch for free at SceneIT cinema

This event has now passed.

Date: 22 May 2017
Venue: Room 2D07, Frenchay Campus
Time: 18:15

Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Philip Roth about the life of Jewish American businessman a former standout athlete 'Swede' whose life begins to unravel during the political upheaval of the 1960s. Born and raised in Weequahic, the Jewish neighbourhood of Newark, New Jersey, Swede achieved celebrity status in his local community, married to former Miss New Jersey alongside his position at his father's glove factory. However, his perfect upper-class American life comes crashing down when the tensions of the decade tear his community apart and his daughter Merry becomes a radical political activist, with devastating consequences

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Ewan McGregor

Director: Ewan McGregor

Genres: Crime

Runtime: 1 hour 44 mins

Feature: 15

Like UWE Bristol SceneIT Cinema on Facebook or visit UWE Bristol Scene IT Cinema for movie diary.

Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Jefferson-Gleed

Back to top