Nova Iconic

A carefully curated line-up of essential and important cinema, digitally restored and presented in high definition. Showing at Cinema Nova for limited seasons, revisit past favourites and discover new masterpieces on the big screen with NOVA ICONIC.

NOVA ICONIC! Presbyterian Church is a small mining town in the turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest -- and a perfect place where gambler John Q. McCabe and bordello madam Constance Miller can do business. Robert Altman's dazzingly original MCCABE & MRS MILLER, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, stands the mythology of ... more

NOVA ICONIC! A 'buddy comedy' and a 'road movie' like no other, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ridley Scott's girl-power milestone with a restored, high-definition digital Nova Iconic season. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards including dueling Best Actress nominations for stars Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, Best Director for Scott ... more

Remastered by the British Film Institute and presented in its full Cinemascope glory, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT is a must for every fan of this seminal classic. Adapted from Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Ridley Scott’s iconic dystopian classic is unquestionably one of the ... more

Nova Iconic! Ten short segments from ten different directors combine to create this remarkable anthology film, returning to the screen for the first time since a limited release in 1987. Featuring contributions from cinema icons including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg, each short film ... more

NOVA ICONIC! Just in time for the school holidays, Wolfgang Petersen's beloved 1984 adventure of a troubled boy transported into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book returns to the cinema screen. Bastian is a bookish young boy who is forever trying to avoid the torment of ... more