20 June 2024
Pam Grier is Jackie Brown

A Quentin Tarantino film may not have the same cult or classic status as before. One film, Jackie Brown has consistently called Tarantino‘s finest film and it’s returning to cinemas for it’s 25th Anniversary!

200+ cinemas across the UK and Ireland plus select international territories, including Vue, Odeon, Picturehouse and BFI Southbank, will screen the classic 1997 film. It will coincide with a major new retrospective Pam Grier: Foxy, Fierce and Fearless’, running at BFI Southbank from 1st September until 4th October, programmed by film scholar Mia Mask.

Pam Grier is set to visit the UK at the time of the re-release in September and will be involved in Q&A events 10-11th September at BFI Southbank (London), Ritzy Picturehouse (Brixton, London) and MAC Birmingham.

Miramax originally released the film in 1997, here’s there original Trailer...

Jackie Brown supplements her meagre income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gun runner Ordell Robbie — until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bail bondsman, Jackie arrives at a bold plan to play the opposing forces against each other. Matters get complicated by Ordell’s confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston, who have agendas of their own. By appearing to co-operate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.

The rest of the cast includes Robert De Niro, Bridget Fonda, Robert Forster, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, and Chris Tucker.

Jackie Brown is being shown in 200+ screens check your local listings for a screening near you. The film will play in UK and Irish cinemas from 16th September.

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