Wed, 23 May 2018 @ 7:30 PM

GET CARTER and PERFORMANCE screen in Melbourne!

Two 70s British gangster classics hit the Astor Theatre super screen.

Two not-be-missed 70s British gangster classics hit the Astor Theatre super screen ¬†this Wednesday the 23rd of May with Mike Hodges GET CARTER (on 35mm) followed by¬†Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg’s seminal PERFORMANCE.


Based on the novel JACK’S RETURN HOME by Ted Lewis and adapted for the screen by then-TV-director Mike Hodges (FLASH GORDON), GET CARTER stars cockney legend Michael Caine as the titular stand-over man Jack Carter. In the employ London crime lords Sid and Gerald Fletcher, Carter takes a leave of absence and returns home to Newcastle for the funeral of his estranged brother Frank. Upon arrival Jack learns that his brother’s death was not as straight-forward as he was led to believe and both personal and professional interests are threatened as he investigates.



Chas (James Fox), a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out. He finds the perfect cover in the form of guest house run by the mysterious Mr. Turner (Mick Jagger), a one-time rock superstar, who is looking for the right spark to rekindle his faded talent.


Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 7:30 PM


The Astor Theatre
Corner of Chapel St and Dandenong Rd, St Kilda



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