Sunday 16 August – Mr. Holmes

Capital! Steampunk goes to the kinematograph!

It’s 1947 and an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it’s too late.

Join us at Lighthouse Cinema in Wigan Street at 5.30 on Sunday for a bit of Sherlockian culture. Book at lighthousecuba.co.nz. Anybody on for the Hawthorn Lounge afterwards?

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