Our 45th film season:

11 September 2013

Love Is All You Need (69%)

A lonely Englishman (Pierce Brosnan) and Danish hairdresser (Trine Dyrholm), recovering from cancer, meet in Italy at a wedding.

UK, 2012, Susanne Bier. Comedy/Drama/Romance, 116 mins (15)


25 September 2013

A Hijacking (86%)

The cargo ship MV Rozen is hijacked by Somali pirates. The crew are taken hostage, in a psychological game of life and death with the CEO of the shipping company.

Denmark, 2012, Tobias Lindholm. Thriller/Drama, 101 mins (15)


2 October 2013

Sister (53%)

A film showing how adulthood can be forced upon children. A 12-year-old boy lives with his sister and supports her by stealing from wealthy guests at a ski resort.

France/Switzerland, 2012, Ursula Meier. Crime/Drama, 97 mins (15)


9 October 2013

In The House (67%)

A teacher is handed an essay by a 16-year-old boy in which he writes about his fascination with a classmate’s beautiful mother.

France, 2012, François Ozon. Drama/Mystery/Thriller, 105 mins (15)


23 October 2013

Elena (49%)

A middle-aged nurse from a poor background has married her wealthy patient, Vladimir, who openly despises her freeloading son.

Russia, 2011, Andrey Zvyaginstev. Crime/Drama/Thriller, 106 mins (12A)


13 November 2013

The Sapphires (76%)

Australia, 1968. The true story of four indigenous women whose country-style singing is discovered by an Irish talent scout, who takes them on a trip to perform to American troops in Vietnam.

Australia, 2012, Wayne Blair. Biography/Comedy/Drama, 103 mins (PG)


8 January 2014

My German Friend (60%)

Sulamit and Friedrich grow up in a  Buenos Aires neighbourhood where Jews and Nazis have been thrown together. A historical story that spans 30 years.

Argentina/Germany, 2012, Jeanine Meerapfel. Drama/Romance/War, 100 mins (tbc)


29 January 2014

Wadjda (83%)

The story of a rebellious 10-year-old girl living with her mother – the first full-length film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and directed by a woman.

Saudi Arabia, 2012, Haifaa Al Mansour. Comedy/Drama, 98 mins (PG)


12 February 2014

Lore (70%)

At the end of WWII, Lore and her siblings undertake a harrowing journey exposing them to the reality of their parents’ beliefs. A young Jewish refugee helps them and Lore must trust someone she has been taught to hate.

Germany, 2013, Cate Shortland. Drama/Romance/War, 109 mins (15)


26 February 2014 (Classic Movie – Derek Goddard memorial film)

Avanti! (83%)

A businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his father’s body only to discover he died with a long-standing mistress. Starring Jack Lemmon and Juliet Mills.

USA, 1972, Billy Wilder. Comedy/Romance, 138 mins (12A)


5 March 2014

No (75%)

An ad executive comes up with a bold plan to defeat Pinochet in Chile’s 1988 referendum and so free the country from oppression.

Chile, 2012, Pablo Larrain. Drama, 118 mins (15)


19 March 2014

Caesar Must Die (74%)

A production of Julius Caesar is performed by genuine inmates at a high-security prison.

Italy, 2012, Paolo Taviani & Vittorio Taviani. Drama, 77 mins (12A)


2 April 2014

About Elly (71%)

A group of Iranian friends travel to a seaside home. One of them brings along her single friend, Elly, to introduce her to a divorced family friend. Then Elly mysteriously disappears.

Iran, 2009, Asghar Farhadi. Drama/Mystery/Thriller, 112 mins (12A)


16 April 2014

Barbara (78%)

East Germany, 1980. Dr Barbara Wolff has been sent from Berlin to a rural hospital as punishment by the Stasi.

Germany, 2012, Christian Petzold. Drama, 103 mins (12A)


30 April 2014

The Joy of Six (60%)

The best of up-and-coming British directors features in these six short films.

UK, 2013, Douglas Hart, Dan Sully, Romola Garai, Chris Foggin, William Jewell and Matthew Holness. Comedy/Drama, 79 mins (15)


 

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