Still from The Matrix. Image courtesy of Warner Bros.
Film
Outdoor

The Matrix

Film4 Summer Screen

Mon 12 Aug 2019
Doors 19.00
From £20.75 (inc £2.75 booking fees)

DJ from 19.00 Film starts approximately 21.00.

For telephone bookings call 0333 320 2836.

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One of the most strikingly original and influential films of the modern era returns looking as vivid and visionary as ever for a special 20th anniversary screening at Film4 Summer Screen.

Certificate 15
Duration 136 mins 
Film starts approximately 21.00


A spectacular surprise when it arrived in cinemas seemingly out of nowhere back in 1999, directors Lana and Lilly Wachowski’s game changing blockbuster is a thrilling action filled ride, a special effects revolution and a provocative trip across multiple plains of being and consciousness.

Keanu Reeves, as computer hacker Neo, is our guide through this mind bending science-fiction landscape – we’re right there with him when he chooses between the blue pill and the red pill, taking us down the rabbit hole into a brave new world of cyberpunk cinema.

Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and Hugo Weaving provide memorable human elements to make sure the machines don’t take over the whole film, with the Wachowskis unleashing ground breaking bullet time and wire-fu effects to enhance the already eye-popping action.

The virtual worlds and alternate realities proposed by the film are no longer so far-fetched, so step back/forward into The Matrix – twenty years on – and experience the future now.

DJ Will White from Propellerheads will set the intergalactic mood with a live DJ set from 19.00.

"An ultra-stylish Hollywood thriller that [weds] the balletic cool of Hong Kong action cinema with the stunning elasticity of CGI."

Scott Tobias, The Guardian
The Matrix Official Trailer