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Tue
26
Aug
2008
 
  • Colour
Exiled since 1959, the 14th Dalai Lama has been celebrated around the world for his efforts to balance his Buddhist beliefs with his responsibilities as the leader of a repressed people. As a consequence, most film profiles have been blatantly hagiographic. Accorded unprecedented access to the Dalai…
Tue
14
Jun
2005
 
  • Colour
Tue
20
Feb
2018
 
  • Drama, Action, Sci fi
  • UK & USA
  • Colour
  • 127 mins.
Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore, V for Vendetta takes place in an alternate vision of Britain in which a corrupt and abusive totalitarian government has risen to complete power. During a threatening run in with the secret police, an unassuming young woman named Evey…
Tue
08
Jan
2019
 
  • Horror, Fantasy
  • Germany
  • B&W
  • 83 mins.
A drifter obsessed with the supernatural stumbles upon an inn where a severely ill adolescent girl is slowly becoming a vampire. Dreyer shrugs off conventional linear narrative and takes an experimental approach, plunging us into a waking nightmare that isn't so much black-and-white as it is misty…
Sun
11
Oct
2009
 
In one of the truly great later Hitchcocks, James Stewart plays a retired cop with a terror of heights who's hired by Tom Helmore to follow his suicidal wife, Kim Novak. Stewart falls in love with the enigmatic blonde, but can't prevent her falling to her death.…
Tue
30
Nov
2004
 
  • Biographical drama
  • UK/Fr/US
  • Colour
  • 134 mins.
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.
Mon
12
Aug
2013
 
  • Saudi Arabia/Germany
  • Colour
  • 98 mins.
Occasionally, we select a film from Eden Court Cinema's main programme which is appropriate to our seasonal theme, to give members an opportunity to see the film together and discuss it afterwards. This first film from a Saudi woman director is central to our Women Directors season…
Tue
30
May
2017
 
  • Drama / Thriller
  • Australia
  • Colour
  • 108 mins.
Awe-inspiring, brutal and stunning, Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba, planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney. But, as his one night stretches to five, he plunges headlong,…
Tue
07
Aug
2018
 
  • Animation
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 98 mins.
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL-E has inadvertently stumbled…
Tue
05
Feb
2013
 
  • Animated documentary
  • Israel/Germany/France/USA/Japan/Finland/Switzerland/Belgium/Austria
  • Colour
  • 86 mins.
  During the first Lebanon War in 1982, film-maker Ari Folman served with the Israel Defense Force in Beirut. More than 25 years later, an encounter with a troubled former comrade stirs repressed memories of his tour of duty and prompts him to interview the men he…
Tue
15
Nov
2011
 
  • Drama
  • UK/Italy
  • Colour
  • 98 mins.
Actor Tim Roth makes a stunning directorial debut with this distressingly believable story about incest in a close-knit family, dramatised by Alexander Stuart from his acclaimed novel. Young newcomers Freddie Cunliffe and Lara Belmont give supremely natural performances, while Ray Winstone portrays their abusive father as no Nil…
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