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Wed
01
Oct
2008
 
  • Colour
Comedy drama starring Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder and Jack Palance. After a row with her husband, a German tourist is stranded at a run-down motel in the wilds of Arizona. Overcoming her distaste for the dust and the coffee, Jasmin discovers a new life with the motley…
Tue
10
Jan
2017
 
East Germany, 1980. Barbara Wolff is a young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. She must weigh her absolute dedication to her…
Tue
06
Jun
2006
 
  • B&W
Sergei Eisenstein's landmark silent historical drama. In 1905 the crew of an armoured ship lying off Odessa are offered rotten, worm-ridden meat to eat. Then all hell breaks loose, sparking a revolt against the tsarist regime.
Sat
31
Oct
2015
 
  • Ghoulishness!
  • live event
  • Colour
  • live event mins.
Don't forget to dress up! There are prizes to be won including a Halloween Goody Bag and Family Cinema Pass for the best junior Fancy Dress - and for the best senior costume a Three-Film Pass for two adults to the Inverness Film Festival, November 4th –…
Tue
17
Aug
2010
 
Translating Herman Melville's Billy Budd from the 18th-century Royal Navy to the modern Foreign Legion, Claire Denis has produced a simmering study of petty tyranny, fatuous duty and homoerotic repression. Spurning the barked histrionics of American boot camp pictures, Denis uses stylised audiovisual rhythms to convey the…
Tue
28
Apr
2009
 
  • Colour
Affecting biographical drama that chronicles the eventful life of gay Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas, starring Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. Born into poverty, Arenas joins Castro's revolutionary forces, is later falsely imprisoned on sex-abuse charges, and eventually becomes a writer in exile in the USA.
Tue
06
Feb
2018
 
  • Comedy, Drama
  • USA
  • 130 mins.
Hailed as a genius for his simplistic approach to life, an aging simplistic gardener called Chance (played by Peter Sellers in a perhaps career best performance) with a childlike naïveté rises, by accident, into the game of politics. The man is soon presented as a possible Presidential…
Sun
06
Mar
2005
 
  • Colour
Drama starring Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin and Emmanuelle Béart. A famous but inactive artist is inspired by his friend's beautiful mistress to finish an abandoned painting. However, his work creates tension among those around him.
Tue
05
Jan
2016
 
  • Drama
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 172 mins.
Winner of 7 Oscars including Best film, Best Director, Best Actor and second only to Gone With the Wind at the box office at the time of its release, William Wyler's timeless story of three World War II veterans returning to their small home town reveals a…
Tue
22
Jul
2014
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 159 mins.
William Wyler's epic Western stars Gregory Peck as retired sea captain Jim McKay who heads West to marry his fiancée Pat Terill (Caroll Baker), the spoiled daughter of a rich cattle baron. McKay soon becomes caught in the middle of a bitter feud between neighbouring ranchers. As…
Tue
17
Oct
2006
 
  • Colour
A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.
Tue
22
Dec
2009
 
Comedy drama starring Bajram Severdzan and Srdjan Todorovic. Matko, a petty criminal in present-day Yugoslavia, plans a train robbery, but it all goes wildly wrong and, to compensate his gangster partner, he agrees to marry off his son to the man's bad-tempered sister.
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