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Friday Night Films

THX 1138

1971 / Cert. 15

Film still, THX 1138

Film still, THX 1138

Film still, THX 1138

Film still, THX 1138

THX 1138

Dir. George Lucas (Cert. 15, 1 hr. 28 mins.)


Friday 6 July / 6.30pm / £5 (concessions £3)

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"Neglected on its initial release, this now stands as a classic science fiction movie and one of the most remarkable debuts of the 70s" Empire Magazine


Set in the 25th century, the story centres around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society. George Lucas adapted this, his first film, from a short he made at University. THX 1138, LUH 3417, and SEN 5241 attempt to escape from a futuristic society located beneath the surface of the Earth. The society has outlawed sex, with drugs used to control the people. THX 1138 stops taking the drugs, and gets LUH 3417 pregnant. They are both thrown in jail where they meet SEN 5241 and start to plan their escape. 

Written by Colin Tinto



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July 2012


Friday Night Films

Independent Cinema MK and MK Gallery are working in collaboration to create a programme of Friday Night Film screenings selected or curated by artists and connected to MK Gallery current exhibitions.


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