The Love Of Cinema

Elvis with Baz Luhrmann | Picturehouse

June 24, 2022

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Picturehouse’s very own Felicity Beckett is joined by director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Julietto discuss his latest film, Elvis, starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks. 

Who was Elvis Presley? Look through the dazzling lens of Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby) and discover the man behind the music – and the man behind the man. 

The film delves into the complex relationship between Elvis (Austin Butler, in a star-making performance) and his enigmatic, Svengali-like manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) over the course of 20 years, charting Presley’s meteoric rise to fame, the loves and losses he endures along the way, and the American music culture he helped transform.

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