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Film, Thu 30 May 2019

Ray & Liz

Ray & Liz


Ray & Lizspawned from 1996 series of photographs. Richard Billingham took pictures of his parents in their squalid flat – a tattooed woman in floral dresses, Liz, and her husband Ray, mixing alcoholic drinks. The renowned photographer adapted his previous work into a full-length feature – dimly-lit, hopeless film that cages its complex protagonists in the hell that was created outside their control.

Ray & Liz invokes both aversion and pity for Richard Billingham’s parents. It seems that in violence, neglect and alcohol abuse lies the only escape in this dysfunctional family, but even in the worst of situations the director sometimes manages to find humour or certain beauty.


Unexpectedly moving and graceful. - The Independent - 4 stars []

DIRECTOR: Richard Billingham
DETAILS: UK, 2018, 108mins, 15
STARRING: Richard Ashton, Jamie-Lee Beacher, Michelle Bonnard

Credit cards accepted (no fee)On-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 30 May 2019 00:00 to 00:00

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    Hyde Park Picture House


    Brudenell Road,
    LS6 1JD



    See location of Hyde Park Picture House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 283351  Lat: 53.81143 Long: -1.57168

    By Car
    From the city centre: Follow signs for A660 to Skipton (which after about a mile turns into Woodhouse Land). From north Leeds: Follow signs to A660 (Otley Road), Hyde Park is in between Headingley and Leeds city centre.

    By Bus
    From the city centre: The 56 runs frequently and stops right outside the cinema. Alternatively take the 1, 28, 95, 96, 97 or 97A and get off at Hyde Park Corner. Or thake the 18 or 18A and get off at Cardigan Road.

    By Train
    Take the train to Burley Park Station and take the Cardigan Road exit then follow directions to the cinema.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments