London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Riding the French New Wave at the Chelsea Cinema
Published: Saturday 31st of May 2008
Film buffs will not want to miss a chance to see Francois Truffaut's Jules et Jim on the big screen at the Chelsea Cinema in London.
The 1962 classic tells the story of two men (Oskar Werner and Henri Serre) and the beautiful Parisian woman (Jeanne Moreau) who influences their lives.
Set in the years just before World War I, it was seen as capturing the bohemian spirit of the Belle Epoque and has been cited as an influence by moviemakers ranging from Quentin Tarantino to Wes Anderson.
Re-released in honour of Moreau's 80th birthday, Jules et Jim was part of the Nouvelle Vague - or New Wave - movement of the 1950s and 1960s that also includes directors Jean-Luc Godard, Eric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette.
Moviegoers with a London Pass are able to attend any film at Chelsea Cinema without paying anything from Monday to Thursday, as well as films showing before 17:00 GMT on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Saturday 25th of May 2013 London attraction: Visit the founding fathers at Benjamin Franklin House
Friday 24th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Sing to the tune of British Music Museum
Thursday 23rd of May 2013 London attractions: Cool down at the Fan Museum
Wednesday 22nd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Walk in the 'footie steps' of legends with a Chelsea Stadium Tour
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 London attractions: Enjoy some classical music and art at the Foundling Museum
Monday 20th of May 2013 London attractions: Sit back and take a cruise along the Thames River Cruise
Sunday 19th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Experience the horticultural festivals at the Garden Museum
Friday 17th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the tales behind the Charles Dickens museum
Thursday 16th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the tales of the sea at the National Maritime Museum
Wednesday 15th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Thousands of famous paintings on display at the National Gallery
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Ducklings and butterflies take centre-stage at London Wetland Centre