Our 45th film season:
11 September 2013
Love Is All You Need
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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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