Capital Celluloid 2023 — Day 131: Thu May 11

The Seventh Veil (Bennett, 1945): BFI Southbank, NFT3, 6.10pm

This film (also screening on  May 1st) is part of the Muriel Box retrospective at BFI Southbank. You can find all the details of the season here.

BFI introduction:
Muriel Box was the first woman to win the Oscar™ for Best Original Screenplay (shared with her husband Sydney), for this story inspired by her fascination with new methods of therapy. When a young pianist attempts suicide, her treatment by hypnosis reveals what is behind the ‘seventh veil’ of her subconscious and helps her choose between the four men who are in love with her.

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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