Donnie Darko


Event details

  • Thursday 2 March
  • 8.35pm
  • 01524 598 500

This mind-bending cult classic gets a loving restoration. October, 1988. In the middle of the night, a man in a monstrous rabbit suit appears to Donnie Darko a troubled teenager living with his family in suburban Virginia, to tell him that the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. And so, a cult movie is born. As Donnie’s grip on reality weakens, we’re drawn into the darkness that lurks underneath the surface of suburbia. Underappreciated upon its initial release in 2001, Richard Kelly’s mind-bending film gets the restoration treatment and is ripe for rediscovery on the big screen.

Dir: Richard Kelly
2001 USA 113min
With: Jake Gyllenhaal, Patrick Swayze, Drew Barrymore, Jena Malone, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Age Guidance 15+


£6.50 (£5.50 concessions / £4.50 Under 18s)

All screenings between Thursday 2 & Thursday 9 March take place in The Incredible Moving Picturehouse. Take a look at a video of here

While we have theatre events on in The Dukes, we’ll be ensuring you still get your film fix with the return of The Incredible Moving Picturehouse. This spectacular one-of-a-kind cinema transforms from an unassuming lorry into an indoor 100-seat mobile cinema. The Picturehouse puts the show on the road – literally. The UK’s only HGV-based mobile cinema screen – equipped with DCI digital projection, temperature control and 100 comfortable seats. The impressive 36 and a half tonnes of truck extends out to 55ft long, 22ft wide and 15ft tall and sits on 18 wheels.

The Picturehouse will be located behind The Dukes on Brewery Lane, a short walk from our building. Ticket sales and collection will be handled through our Box Office as normal.