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Wed
19
Sep
2018
 
  • Drama, Music, Romance
  • New Zealand
  • Colour
  • 121 mins.
The Piano is a 1993 New Zealand drama film about a mute piano player (Played by Holly Hunter who won best actress Oscar) and her daughter, set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater town on the west coast of New Zealand. It revolves…
Wed
03
Apr
2019
 
  • Drama, Comedy
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 110 mins.
With 'The Royal Tenenbaums', Director Wes Anderson turned his lens to the American family, warts and all. The Tenenbaums are a dysfunctional family, the parents have been separated for decades, and the exiled patriarch Royal (an outstanding Gene Hackman, sadly now retired from acting) is a disbarred…
Tue
02
May
2017
 
  • Colour
The 1993 remake of The Secret Garden is a rendition of the classic Frances Hodgon Burnett novel about a young girl (Kate Maberly) who discovers an abandoned garden on her uncle's large Victorian country estate, as well as an invalid cousin she didn't realize she had. With…
Tue
16
Apr
2019
 
  • Drama
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 144 mins.
Chronicles the experiences of a formerly successful banker Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) as a prisoner in the gloomy jailhouse of Shawshank after being found guilty of a heinous crime he did not commit. The film portrays the man's unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life;…
Tue
10
Jul
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 123 mins.
When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton (Barry Pepper) wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada (Julio Cesar Cedillo), in his Mexican home town.…
Tue
13
Nov
2018
 
  • Advernture, Fantasy
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 102 mins.
Follow the yellow brick road! Young Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas where a large tornado picks her house, and her dog up and deposits them in the Land of Oz where things are strange and beautiful, but Dorothy just wants to get back home. She's…
Tue
13
Sep
2016
 
  • Silent fantasy adventure
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 155 mins.
With live accompaniment from Forrester Pyke. A crafty thief (Douglas Fairbanks) sneaks into the palace of Bagdad, where, passing himself off as a nobleman, he falls in love with the beautiful princess (Julanne Johnston). But thieves can’t simply marry princesses! A test is devised to select a…
Tue
19
Mar
2013
 
  • Comedy/Drama/Romance
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 118 mins mins.
  "With witty dialogue, endearing characters and an all star performance by the film's lead men, A Thousand Clowns is a sure winner for all audiences. The film is made all the more classic due to its handling of a subject we can all relate to: To…
Tue
12
Jul
2011
 
  • Drama
  • France/Switzerland/Poland
  • Colour
  • 93 mins.
Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski already had the sublime and unsurpassable Dekalog series to his credit when he embarked upon this trilogy, named after the colours of the French flag and derived from the Revolutionary principles of liberty, equality and fraternity. Juliette Binoche gives an intense yet sensitive…
Tue
09
Aug
2011
 
  • Drama
  • France/Switzerland/Poland
  • Colour
  • 99 mins.
Earning Krzysztof Kieslowski Oscar nominations for both script (co-written by Krzysztof Piesiewicz) and direction, this concluding part of his tricolour trilogy has much in common with his earlier The Double Life of Véronique. Not only does it reunite him with Irène Jacob, but it also explores the…
Tue
20
Feb
2007
 
  • Colour
A woman returns an injured dog to its owner, a retired judge who repays the favour by secretly arranging her a date with a lawyer. Drama exploring the theme of friendship, concluding Krysztof Kieslowski's trilogy, starring Irene Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Jean-Pierre Lorit. In French.
Tue
26
Jul
2011
 
  • Comedy drama
  • France/Switzerland/Poland
  • Colour
  • 91 mins.
The second film in Krzysztof Kieslowski's trilogy inspired by the ideals of the French Revolution is the slightest of the series, yet there is still much to admire in a movie intended as a tribute to Charlie Chaplin. Although a comedy, White is an examination of the…
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