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Welcome to the reborn GranRex

Welcome to the reborn GranRex



With its 450 seats and its advanced technology, the new GranRex presents itself as one of the most technological movie theaters in Ticino. Half a century after its construction, the house of the Retrospettiva has finally found a new energy.

Also, the GranRex is now available for any kind of event, be it a film screening, a literature meeting, concert or theater performance, or for general board meetings and receptions.

Some useful information:

  • 450 seats, disposed on 20 rows
  • 6 mobility impaired reserved seats (on the 1st and 8th row)
  • 160 chairs with a writing tablet on the first rows
  • 15 x 6.3 m curved screen
  • 2K/4K Digital Cinema
  • 35mm and 16mm Classic Cinema (double projector)
  • Electronic Cinema: Standard & High Definition (Beta SP, Digital Beta, DVD, Blu-ray 2K/4K)
  • Audio Cinema Dolby 7.1 – THX
  • 2 rooms for simultaneous translation
  • Stage lightning system
  • 60m2 wooden stage

For more details or reservation please contact info@pardo.ch.

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