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Brighton Festival 2013 - What's On - Emil and the Detectives / Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival 2019Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

Past Festivals

Past Event

Emil and the Detectives

(1935, U)

Erich Kästner’s beloved novel has been adapted for film or television six times since its publication in 1929; this 1935 British version was the first in English. Believed lost for decades, it was recently rediscovered by the BFI and has now been restored. The film moves the action from Berlin to London, where Emil goes to stay with his grandmother and cousin. Thereafter, the tale of Emil’s adventures with a gang of streetwise London children faithfully follows the original plot.

Directed by Milton Rosmer
With John Williams, George Hayes, Mary Glynne

Sun 12 May, 11am & 12.30pm
Family ticket £26 (2 adults, 2 children)