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MIDNIGHT EXCESS: THE STUD / THE BITCH


  • Rio Cinema 107 Kingsland High St, London E8 2PB United Kingdom (map)

MIDNIGHT EXCESS is a new film programme from SUPAKINO that brings back the thrill of late night movies and subversive double features.

ZODIAC FILM CLUB select good looking films, complex female characters and our favourites in rarely screened classics, cult and contemporary cinema to share with you, and invite you to talk about it with us afterwards.

MEDIA PARTNER: Radiant Circus

23:00 until very late

£12.50 / £10.50 via Rio Cinema Tickets no longer available.

SUPAKINO and ZODIAC FILM CLUB are teaming up to bring you a dirty disco double bill featuring the infamous Joan Collins films THE STUD (1978) and THE BITCH (1979). A rousing alternative to Valentine’s Day, we invite you to put on your platforms, bring a date and prepare to dance.

We’ll be providing party bags, an intermission disco and prizes for the sleaziest looks, along with one or two surprises in the works with our media partner RADIANT CIRCUS.

THE STUD (1978) and THE BITCH (1979):

Shot on a tiny budget in three weeks and rejected by most major studios, The Stud ended up being the most successful film of 1978. Based on the steamy novel by Jackie Collins, the film revived her sister Joan’s career and went on to spawn an equally excessive sequel just a year later. Set in London’s disco scene, The Stud and The Bitch follow the hedonistic, erotic exploits of Fontaine Khaled, a woman of expensive taste and unbridled libido. With their hazy aesthetic, lavish set design and disco soundtrack, the sleek and sleazy classics are the perfect 70s treat.