Film: Paperhouse (1989)

A drawing that became a dream. A dream that became a reality.

Dr Alastair Smith from the School of Psychology, will introduce this dark fantasy about a young girl’s dreams that become populated by her drawings.

Alastair conducts research into the cognitive processes underlying drawing production. He will discuss how drawing abilities emerge in development and explore the relationship between meaning and appearance in children’s drawings.

Director: Bernard Rose
Cast: Charlotte Burke, Elliott Spiers, Glenne Headly, Ben Cross, Gemma Jones
Running time: 92 mins
Cert: 15

Ticket information: £6/£4.20/Friends free/UoP students free via SPiA /18’s and under free via YAP

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