About the Event
Join us for a glamorous evening of film, as we are delighted to host Adelaide's own Victoria Hill for an exclusive Q&A discussing her latest film The Chaperone. Hill stars alongside Elizabeth McGovern set upon the tumultous 1920's, from the writer and director of Downton Abbey. Enjoy a delightful glass of prosecco on arrival at our red carpet reception followed by the film at 6.30pm, only at Palace Nova Eastend.
About the film
It tells the story of Louise Brooks the 1920s silver screen sensation who never met a rule she didn¹t break and who epitomized the restless, reckless spirit of the Jazz Age.
But, just a few years earlier, she was a 15 year-old student in Wichita, Kansas for whom fame and fortune were only dreams.
When the opportunity arises for her to go to New York to study with a leading dance troupe, her mother insists there be a chaperone.
Norma Carlisle (Elizabeth McGovern), a local society matron who never broke a rule in her life, impulsively volunteers to accompany Louise (Haley Lu Richardson) to New York for the summer.
Why does this utterly conventional woman do this? What happens to her when she lands in Manhattan with an unusually rebellious teenager as her ward? And, which of the two women is stronger, the uptight wife-and-mother or the irrepressible free spirit?
It’s a story full of surprises about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.
Dates & Tickets
Date: Tuesday 9 April
Q&A with The Chaperone star, Adelaide's own Victoria Hill
6pm reception, glass of prosecco on arrival