Our 44th film season:
5 September 2012
Sosa is a lawyer who tours hospitals and police stations in search of potential clients for car accident insurance claims.
Argentina/Chile, 2010, Pablo Trapero. Crime/Drama/Romance, 107 mins (15)
19 September 2012
After a popular school teacher commits suicide, an Algerian immigrant is drafted in as a replacement.
Canada, 2011, Philippe Falardeau. Comedy/Drama, 95 mins (12A)
3 October 2012
How To Re-Establish A Vodka Empire
Documentary following the director’s journey in tracking down his Jewish ancestors who fled their homeland to escape the Bolsheviks – and relaunching the family vodka factory in the Ukraine.
UK/Ukraine, 2012, Daniel Edelstyn. Documentary/History, 75 mins (12A)
10 October 2012
We Have A Pope
Following the contentious election of a new Pope, the chosen one is horrified and rejects the role – to the consternation of the Vatican and his own therapist.
Italy/France, 2011, Nanni Moretti. Comedy/Drama, 102 mins (PG)
31 October 2012
Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchman takes Samuel’s wife hostage to force him to spring their boss.
France, 2010, Fred Cavayé. Action/Crime/Drama, 81 mins (15)
14 November 2012
Goodbye First Love
A chronicle of the romance between a young couple, which begins during their adolescence and picks up again after an eight-year absence.
France/Germany, 2011, Mia Hansen-Løve. Drama/Romance, 110 mins (15)
9 January 2013
The Princess Of Montpensier
France, 1562: set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that are ripping France apart, based on a novella by Madame de Lafayette.
France/Germany, 2010, Bertrand Tavernier. Action/Drama/History, 139 mins (15)
23 January 2013
Man Without A Cell Phone
A village is in dispute over the installation of a cellphone mast, with the radiation fears uniting people to express their contempt.
Israel/Belgium/France, 2010, Sameh Zoabi. Comedy/Drama, 83 mins (PG)
13 February 2013 (Classic Movie)
La Grande Illusion
During WWII, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp. After several escape attempts they are sent to a seemingly inescapable fortress.
France, 1937, Jean Renoir. Drama/War, 113 mins (U)
27 February 2013
The Kid With A Bike
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run hostel. In a random act of kindness, the town’s hairdresser agrees to foster him at weekends.
Belgium/France/Italy, 2011, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Drama, 87 mins (12A)
13 March 2013
In A Better World
The lives of two Danish families cross and an extraordinary, but risky, friendship grows.
Denmark/Sweden, 2010, Susanne Bier. Drama/Romance, 118 mins (15)
27 March 2013
The Well-Digger’s Daughter
In 1930’s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honour and his deep love for his daughter after she gets into trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.
France, 2011, Daniel Auteuil. Drama/Romance, 107 mins (PG)
10 April 2013
When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an ageing shoe-shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.
Finland/France/Germany, 2011, Aki Kaurismäki. Comedy/Drama, 93 mins (PG)
17 April 2013
A married couple are faced with the difficult decision whether to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent with Alzheimer’s.
Iran/France, 2011, Asghar Farhadi. Drama, 123 mins (PG)
1 May 2013
A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her mother.
France, 2010, Pierre Salvadori. Comedy/Romance, 105 mins (12A)
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