Touchstones Picturehouse: The Family Way (12)
Join us for the second Touchstones Picturehouse screening – a mini season of films which will move, inspire and entertain you.
The Family Way (1966) is a classic example of a kitchen sink drama – a movement in British film in the 1950s and 1960s that was focused on telling 'real' working class stories from industrial towns.
Filmed on location in Rochdale and Bolton, this comedy-drama follows newly-wed couple Jenny and Arthur, whose attempts at intimacy are foiled by their cramped living conditions and meddling neighbours.
Starring Hayley Mills, her father John Mills and Hywel Bennett, The Family Way also has a notable soundtrack, composed by then-Beatle Paul McCartney and producer George Martin.
Please note: You must be aged 12 or over for this screening.
Content warning: this film contains occasional mild violence and references to homophobia.
Part of Free-for-All.