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Captain Fantastic and Things to Come to premiere at Film4 Summer Screen festival (2016)

Captain Fantastic

Preview by Jack Foley

VIGGO Mortensen’s Captain Fantastic (pictured) and Isabelle Huppert’s Things To Come will both receive premieres at this year’s Film4 Summer Screen festival (2016).

Tickets for this year’s event go on sale at 10am on Thursday, May 26 and usually sell out fast. They are available from the website

Other films included in this year’s line-up include the premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta, a 20th birthday screening of Danny Boyle’s classic Trainspotting and a special screening of Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown.

Somerset Houses’s unmissable outdoor movie season invites films fans to watching a film on the cobbles with a picnic. The programme is a mix of premieres, cult classics and recent hits.

The full programme is as follows…

Things to Come – Premiere
August 4
Brilliant new drama with Isabelle Huppert as a teacher.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Aug 5
Gary Oldman stars as the bloodthirsty count in Francis Ford Coppola’s classic.

Ex Machina + Robocop
Aug 6
A double-bill of two AI sci-fis classics. The first, Alex Garland’s Oscar-winning directorial debut starring Oscar Isaac, Domnhall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander; the second Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 violent thriller.

Sunset Boulevard
Aug 7
A stone-cold Hollywood classic.

10 Things I Hate About You
Aug 8
Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew brilliantly updated as a high- school rom-com, starring Heath Ledger among many others.

Walkabout
Aug 9
Nicolas Roeg’s eye-ravishing outback adventure.

Julieta – Premiere
Aug 10
Pedro Almodóvar introduces his latest in person.

Best of ten: Stanley Kubrick
Aug 11
Vote for your favourite Kubrick on Somerset House’s website.

Jackie Brown
Aug 12
Quentin Tarantino’s cool-as-a- cucumber crime story.

Galaxy Quest + The Final Girls
Aug 13
Spoof it up with a double-bill – the former featuring another classic performance from the late, great Alan Rickman.

Funny Face
Aug 14
Classic musical starring Audrey Hepburn.

Trainspotting
Aug 15
A 20th birthday screening of Danny Boyle’s Brit classic – just as the teaser trailer for the forthcoming sequel has landed.

Girlhood
Aug 16
A gritty, emotional Parisian coming-of-age drama.

Captain Fantastic – Premiere
Aug 17
Weepy with Viggo Mortensen as a super-dad who is looking after an unconventional family. Warning: take tissues.