Westleton Film Night
Barbie is a 2023 fantasy comedy film directed by Greta Gerwig from a screenplay she wrote with Noah
Baumbach. Based on the eponymous fashion dolls by Mattel, it is the first live-action Barbie film after
numerous computer-animated films and specials. The film stars Margot Robbie as the title character
and Ryan Gosling as Ken, and follows the pair on a journey of self-discovery following an existential
Margot Robbie stars as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken.
Stereotypical Barbie ("Barbie") and fellow dolls reside in Barbieland, a matriarchal society populated
by different versions of Barbies, Kens, and a group of discontinued models, who are treated like
outcasts due to their unconventional traits. While the Kens spend their days playing at the beach,
considering it their profession, the Barbies hold prestigious jobs such as doctor, lawyer, and politician.
One evening at a dance party, Barbie is suddenly stricken with worries about mortality. Overnight, she
develops bad breath, cellulite, and flat feet, disrupting her usual routines the next day. She seeks out
Weird Barbie, a disfigured doll, who tells her she must find the child playing with her in the real world
to cure her afflictions. Ken stows away in her convertible to join her, to which Barbie reluctantly
Synopsis from Wikipedia
Doors and Bar will open at 7.00 pm, the film will start at 7.30 pm, with an interval.
Entrance £5.00. Tickets available on the door.