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Tue
07
Nov
2006
 
  • Colour
John Sayles's directing debut was shot for a mere $60,000 and deals with the reunion of seven friends, all of whom were part of the student protest movement of the 1960s and are now definitely older, richer and perhaps wiser. There's a teacher, a singer, a doctor…
Wed
04
Apr
2012
 
  • Drama
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 121 mins mins.
In his adaptation of Richard Yates's acclaimed novel Revolutionary Road director Sam Mendes returns to the darker side of suburbia and what lies behind the white picket fence. Every detail in this 1950's period piece is beautifully observed and Winslet's performance is flawless. The youngest actress to…
Tue
20
Oct
2015
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 135 mins.
In a Texas border town Sheriff Chance (John Wayne) battles to uphold the law aided by his drunken deputy Dude (Dean Martin), his old friend Stumpy (Walter Brennan), a gun toting kid (Ricky Nelson), and Feathers (Angie Dickinson), the woman Chance bashfully falls in love with. Considered…
Tue
02
Oct
2018
 
  • Drama
  • New Zealand
  • Colour
  • 116 mins.
Vincent Ward's highly ambitious fifth feature follows an Irishwoman in 1860s New Zealand, as Māori tribes resist the occupation of their land by the British. Sarah (Samantha Morton) has had an affair with a Māori and borne his child. Years later the boy is kidnapped by his…
Tue
01
Aug
2006
 
  • Colour
Mel Gibson may have grabbed the Oscar glory forBraveheart, but this rip-snorting early-18th-century tartan romp is a lot more fun. Liam Neeson plays the principled Robert MacGregor, who becomes reluctant rebel Rob Roy when his money is stolen and his wife, Jessica Lange, is raped by evil…
Tue
07
Jan
2014
 
  • Period drama
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 111 mins.
Be transported to sun-drenched Florence by one of Merchant Ivory’s best loved films! A young Englishwoman’s Grand Tour of Europe is transformed into a journey of self-discovery in this warm and totally captivating Romantic comedy/drama. An all-star cast, including Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Day Lewis, Maggie Smith,…
Sat
31
Oct
2015
 
  • Classic horror
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 138 mins.
When young couple Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse move into a New York apartment building with a disturbing history, strange things begin to happen. As the bad dreams and unexplained noises intensify, Rosemary becomes pregnant and begins to suspect that their friendly circle of neighbours are not what…
Tue
21
Aug
2012
 
  • Comedy / Romance
  • France
  • Colour
  • 77 mins.
If this movie does not put a smile on your face, you're made of stone! Dave Sturm IMDB Writers/ directors/actors Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon prove worthy heirs to the gangly genius of Jacques Tati in this surreal comic gem about two primary school teachers with a…
Tue
10
Jul
2007
 
  • Colour
Audacious in conception and breathtaking in execution, this compelling compendium of historical incident and cultural ideas will thrill anyone with a passion for film. The manner in which director Aleksandr Sokurov has choreographed Tilman Büttner's single-take Steadicam waltz around St Petersburg's Hermitage museum is pure cinematic poetry.…
Sun
30
Aug
2015
 
  • Documentary
  • France/Brazil/Italy
  • Colour
  • 110 mins.
VIEWING SESSION In July and August we've chosen screenings of new releases in the Eden Court Cinema programme for viewing and informal discussion. We'll be joining the Eden Court Cinema audience at this performance and then chatting it over afterwards in informal discussion, lead by arts writer…
Tue
01
Dec
2015
 
  • Documentary, music
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 102 mins.
Be transported around the Globe and immerse yourself in scenes of natural beauty, sacred places and man-made landscapes in this stunning documentary. Filmed in 25 countries, (including USA, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Kenya, Denmark, Brazil, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Italy, Ghana, Egypt, China, Japan) on five…
Tue
18
Jul
2006
 
  • Colour
Ingmar Bergman closed one of cinema's most significant careers with this sequel to 1973's Scenes from a Marriage. Divided into ten, book-ended chapters, this made-for-TV film starts off focusing on Liv Ullmann's long-overdue reunion with ex-husband Erland Josephson. But it soon shifts to the tensions between Josephson's…
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