Throwback Thursday: Classic Films at the NZIFF

Go back in time with these old films at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival


Kiss Me Kate (1953) is a technicolour musical take on Shakespeare’s iconic Taming of the Shrew.

New York treasure Lonesome (1928) is being brought back to life by artist Lawrence Arabia and the Carnivorous Plant Society in this live cinema special.

Martin Scorsese describes The Colour of Pomegranates (1969) like “opening a door and walking into another dimension”.

Marilyn Monroe stars alongside Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift in The Misfits (1961), a cowboy drama set in Western Nevada.

The Kid (1921) is touted as one of Charlie Chaplin's funniest films, and is playing at this year's festival with the Auckland Philharmonia.

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