Programme 2014-2015


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(S) = subtitles

10 September 2014

Nebraska

Publicity still for "Nebraska"Bittersweet tale of fragile old-timer
Woody, who thinks he is to become
a lottery millionaire; and a son
trying to get through to a father
he doesn't understand. Told with
deadpan humour and stunning
cinematography. (S)
USA, 2013, Alexander Payne. Adventure/drama, 115 mins (15).
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17 September 2014

Ilo Ilo

Publicity still for "Ilo Ilo"Portrait of a middle-class family's
struggles during the Asian economic
crisis of the late 90s. A Filipino
maid's presence becomes the focal
point of tensions within the family.
An engaging, compassionate yet
unsentimental film.(S)
Singapore, 2013, Anthony Chen. Drama, 99 mins (12A).
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1 October 2014

Le Passé

Publicity still for "Le Passé"Ahmad reunites with estranged
wife Marie in Paris to sign their
divorce papers. There he finds she
has a new partner who has a young
son and a wife in a coma. A rich
study of people trapped in physical
and emotional limbo. (S)
France/Iran 2013 Asghar Farhadi. Drama/mystery, 130 mins (12A).
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8 October 2014
The Great Beauty (La grande bellezza)

Publicity still for "The Great Beauty"Raucous tale of journalist Jep
Gambardella who has lavishly spent
decades charming his way through
the nightlife of Rome. But when his
65th birthday coincides with a shock
from the past he takes stock of his
life to find Rome in all its glory. (S)
Italy, 2013. Paolo Sorrentino. Comedy/drama,142 mins (15).
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22 October 2014

The Selfish Giant

Publicity still for "The Selfish Giant"An affecting take on Oscar Wilde's
fable sees two young boys scrabble
to survive on a poor Bradford
estate. They begin working for
local scrapdealer 'The Selfish Giant',
tensions build, leading to a tragic
event, which transforms them all.
UK, 2013. Clio Barnard. Drama, 91 mins (15).
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12 November 2014

The Lunchbox (Dabba)

Publicity still for "The Lunchbox"A mistake by Mumbai's lunchbox
delivery service leads to a
relationship between a lonely
widower and an unhappy housewife
as they begin exchanging notes
through the daily lunchbox.
Beautifully acted. (S)
India/France 2013, Ritesh Batra.Drama/romance, 104 mins (PG).
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7 January 2015

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared (Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann)

Publicity still for "The 100_Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared"A 100-year-old man decides to leave
his care home and embark on
another adventure. For a century
he's made the world uncertain, and
now he is on the loose again. (S)

Sweden, 2013, Felix Herngren. Adventure/comedy, 114 mins (15).
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28 January 2015

Dallas Buyers Club

Publicity still for "Dallas Buyers Club"1980s Dallas: Racist, homophobic
electrician Ron Woodroof lives a life
of heavy smoking, drugs and casual
sex. When diagnosed with AIDS and
told by doctors he will die, he works
around the system to help patients
get the medication they need.

USA, 2013, Jean-Marc Vallée. Biography/drama, 117 mins (15).
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25 February 2015

The Lady Eve Featured Classic
The Derek Goddard Memorial Film

Publicity still for "The Lady Eve"Romantic comedy with Henry Fonda
and Barbara Stanwyck. Returning
from a trip up the Amazon, rich but
unsophisticated Charles Pike falls
in love with con-artist Jean, but a
misunderstanding causes them to
split on bad terms.

USA, 1941, Preston Sturges. Romance/comedy, 103 mins (U).
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18 March 2015

Omar

Publicity still for "Omar"A Palestinian baker regularly climbs
the separation wall to meet his
girlfriend. By night he risks his life to
attack the Israeli military. Combines
multiple reversals and plot twists
with action sequences, and
personal and political elements.
(S)
Palestine, 2013, Hany Abu-Assad. Thriller, 96 mins (15).
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25 March 2015

The Double

Publicity still for "The Double" (credit: Dean Rogers 6649)The life of a nerdy office clerk is
overturned by the appearance of a
gregarious doppelganger. He finds
his identity being eaten away by a
mirror image of himself, possessing
all the confidence, charisma and
charm that he so sorely lacks.
UK, 2013, Richard Ayoade. Thriller, 93 mins (15).
Image: Dean Rogers 6649
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8 April 2015

Les Salauds

Publicity still for "Les Salauds"Jagged, daringly fragmented and
dark film. Captain Marco Silvestri is
called back to Paris after his brotherin-
law commits suicide, and targets
the man believed to have caused it.
But he hasn't planned for his sister's
secrets, which muddy the waters…(S)
France/Germany, 2013, Claire Denis. Drama/thriler, 100 mins (18).
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15 April 2015

The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu)

Publicity still for "The Wind Rises"Thought-provoking, heartbreaking,
animated story, inspired by the life of
innovative WWII Zero fighter plane
designer Jiro Horikoshi. A rich treat
for the eye and soul alike, transposed
with weighty issues of conflict, death
and destruction. (S)
Japan, 2013, Hayao Miyazaki. Animation/drama,126 mins (PG).
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6 May 2015

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

 


US, 2014, Alejandro González Iñárritu. Comedy/Drama, 119 mins (15)
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13 May

Annual General Meeting at 7pm
followed at 8pm by:

Ida

Publicity still for "Ida"Anna, a young novitiate nun in
1960s Poland, is on the verge of
taking her vows when she goes
to visit her only living relative and
discovers a dark family secret dating
back to the years of the
Nazi occupation.
(S)

Poland, 2013, Pawel Pawlikowski. Drama, 80 mins.
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