Glasgow for Film and Food


Doors 6.30pm/meal 7pm/screening 8.30pm

Pollok House, Glasgow South Side

Friday October 9

The Southside Film Festival presents ‘Madeleine’ with rustic French food at Pollok House on Madeleine is a 1950 film directed by David Lean, based on a true story about of Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman from a wealthy family who was tried in 1857 for the murder of her French lover, Emile L’Angelier. The trial was much publicised in the newspapers of the day and labelled “the trial of the century”. Lean’s adaptation of the story stars his then-wife, Ann Todd, with Ivan Desny as her French lover, and was partly shot in Glasgow.

Watch Madeleine in the grand surroundings of Pollok House, ancestral home of the Maxwell family, and enjoy a delicious rustic French meal in the servant’s quarters.

Price: £30 (includes film, two course dinner and glass of Prosecco) Tickets must be purchased in advance of event.

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