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All of Us Strangers (15)

All of Us Strangers

A screenwriter drawn back to his childhood home enters into a fledgling relationship with a mysterious neighbour. Adapted by Andrew Haigh from a Japanese story, this unusual romance is aching, gorgeously shot and shimmering with sadness.


One night in his near-empty tower block in contemporary London, Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbour Harry (Paul Mescal), which punctures the rhythm of his everyday life. As a relationship develops between them, Adam is preoccupied with memories of the past and finds himself drawn back to the suburban town where he grew up, and the childhood home where his parents (Claire Foy and Jamie Bell), appear to be living, just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before. Haigh, cinematographer Jamie D. Ramsay (‘Living’), and editor Jonathan Alberts utilize a lot of brilliant techniques to keep Adam slipping between worlds, to never fully resolve whether he is dreaming, is seeing ghosts, or is already one himself. A deeply moving film about loss and loneliness with a quartet of performances that blend together in a breathtaking way.

UK 2023 Andrew Haigh 105m



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Wicked Little Letters (15)

Wicked Little Letters

When people in Littlehampton - including conservative local Edith - begin to receive letters full of hilarious profanities, rowdy Irish migrant Rose is charged with the crime. Suspecting that something is amiss, the town's women investigate.


Fiery Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley) has little in common with the pious Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) aside from them being neighbours in the seaside town of Littlehampton in the 1920's. But one day, Edith starts receiving scandalous letters written with foul language as eccentric as it is obscene, and she immediately accuses Rose of being the poison pen writer behind them. As Rose stands to lose her freedom and the custody of her daughter, and outrageous letters continue to blight the town, police officer Gladys Moss (Anjana Vasan) begins to suspect something is amiss. Together with a group of resourceful women, Gladys endeavours to solve the mystery, liberate Rose, and catch the real culprit. Inspired by a real historical event from the 1920s, the charming seaside town of Littlehampton was a place where everyone knows everyone, and everyone is always on their best Christian behaviour. Filming for this thoroughly enjoyable and very funny film took place principally in Arundel throughout the Autumn of 2022. No doubt we will delight in recognizing our local surrounds on the big screen.

UK 2023 Thea Sharrock 102m


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How to Have Sex (15)

How to Have Sex

Awards Pick


This late addition to our Awards season programme recognizes a fearless, and mesmerizing film from start to finish, where three British teenage girls go on a rites-of-passage holiday.


Tara (Mia McKenna-Bruce), Skye (Lara Peake) and Em (Enva Lewis) arrive in Malia, Crete, intent to treat the resort town as their own hedonistic Neverland. A thousand miles from home – and their GCSE results – they’ll drink, “hook up” with boys, and have the best summer of their lives. But this amazing debut from Molly Manning Walker is no female offering of ‘The Inbetweeners’, it is 97% rated on Rotten Tomatoes, and has been hailed as one of the best British films of the year, and recognized as such with three Bafta nominations including Outstanding British Film.


Walker often lets the camera linger on McKenna-Bruce’s face and eyes that convey all the things she can’t find the words for. It is a shattering performance and made all the more devastating because it is so subtle. This coming-of-age story centred on a sexual awakening, in Walker’s hands (as both writer and director), produces results of unusual emotional intensity.

UK 2023 Molly Manning Walker 98m


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American Fiction (15)

American Fiction

A novelist who is fed up with the establishment profiting from "Black" entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that propels him to the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.


At once broadly comedic and bitingly barbed, ‘American Fiction’ is the story of Thelonious “Monk” Ellison (an outstanding Jeffrey Wright), a writer and malcontent who unwillingly finds himself back in his East Coast hometown. There he is confronted with the family turmoil he tries to avoid, heightened by growing irritation with the expectations he feels from the literary establishment about what “Black literature” ought to be. This is an extremely funny movie that lands some sharp blows, and a stellar feature debut from seasoned TV writer Cord Jefferson, where he confronts our culture's obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes.

USA 2023 Cord Jefferson 117m


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The Taste of Things (12A)

The Taste of Things

La Passion de Dodin Bouffant


This mouthwatering and sensual exercise in haute cuisine and late-flowering romance is set in 1885 and almost totally within the confines of a rustic kitchen in a chateau. This is our closing film of this year’s French Film Festival.


Tran Anh Hùng, the Vietnamese director, now living in France, of ‘The Scent of the Green Papaya’ based the film on the book ‘The Life and Passion of Dodin-Bouffant, Gourmet’ by Marcel Rouff. Peerless cook Eugénie (Juliette Binoche) has worked for the famous gourmet Dodin (Benoît Magimel) for the last 20 years. As time went by, the practice of gastronomy and mutual admiration turned into a romantic relationship. He realises, however, that while he schmoozes the rich and famous in the dining room, she remains in the kitchen but is clearly hugely responsible for his august reputation. There is talk of marriage, but Eugénie values her independence too much in a relationship that she considers should be of equal parts. Both Binoche and Magimel who were together in life for a considerable time, exude an effortless rapport. Chosen as France’s Oscar contender. Warning: Another film like the recent ‘Delicieux’ that should not be seen on an empty stomach! (Subtitles)

France/Belgium 2023 Tran Anh Hùng 134m


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The Enigma of Kasper Hauser (15)

The Enigma of Kasper Hauser

Jeder Für Sich und Gott Gegen Alle


A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.


When young German man Kaspar Hauser (a remarkable performance from Bruno S.) is suddenly released from an existence of inexplicable confinement, he is forced into regular society. Barely capable of communicating, Hauser is exploited in a circus sideshow until he is taken under the wing of the kind-hearted Professor Daumer (Walter Ladengast), who slowly helps him acclimatize to conventional life, even teaching him to read and write. Despite his best efforts, however, Hauser may not be able to escape the horrors of his past. Based on the true story of a 16-year-old youth who appeared out of nowhere in a German square in 1828, this is one of Herzog’s most remarkable films and now with a 4K remaster, it is a must see on the big screen. Look out also for ‘Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer’ and ‘Aguirre, Wrath of God’ also screening in February.

West Germany 1974 Werner Herzog 110m



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Manon (ROH24) (PG)

Manon (ROH24)

Royal Ballet

The 2023/24 Season celebrates the centenary of Nicholas Georgiadis. This adaptation of Abbé Prévost’s novel embodies Kenneth MacMillan at his best, his acute insight into human psychology and his mastery of narrative choreography finding full expression in the impassioned duets of the central couple, visceral and urgent in their desire.

Thu 7 Mar 18:00

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The Promised Land (15)

The Promised Land

Bastarden


The amazing story of Ludvig Kahlen who pursued his lifelong dream: To make the Danish heath bring him wealth and honour.


In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen (Mads Mikkelsen) sets out to conquer the harsh, uninhabitable Danish heaths of Jutland with a seemingly impossible goal; to build a colony in the name of the King. In exchange, he will receive a desperately desired Royal name for himself. But the sole ruler of the area, the merciless Frederik de Schinkel (Simon Bennebjerg), arrogantly believes this land belongs to him. When de Schinkel learns that the maid Ann Barbara (Amanda Collin) and her serve husband have escaped for refuge with Kahlen, the privileged and spiteful ruler swears revenge, doing everything in his power to drive the captain away. Kahlen will not be intimated and takes up the unequal battle - not only risking his life, but also the family of outsiders that has formed around him. Shot with the sweep of a historical epic, featuring another superb example of Mads Mikkelsen’s stone-faced magnetism, plus a gallery of settlers, nobles and civil servants who could have stepped out of a Dutch masters painting. (Subtitles)

Denmark 2023 Nikolaj Arcel 127m



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Argylle (12A)

Argylle

An introverted spy novelist is drawn into the activities of a sinister underground syndicate in this hugely entertaining film by Matthew Vaughn (‘Kingsman’).


Bryce Dallas Howard is Elly Conway, the reclusive author of a series of best-selling espionage novels, whose idea of bliss is a night at home with her computer and her cat, Alfie. But when the plots of Elly's fictional books - which centre on secret agent Argylle and his mission to unravel a global spy syndicate - begin to mirror the covert actions of a real-life spy organization, quiet evenings at home become a thing of the past. Accompanied by Aiden (Sam Rockwell), a cat-allergic spy, Elly (carrying Alfie in her backpack) races across the world to stay one step ahead of the killers as the line between Elly's fictional world and her real one begins to blur. The great cast features Samuel L. Jackson, Dua Lipa, Bryan Cranston and Henry Cavill as Argylle.

USA 2024 Matthew Vaughn 135m


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Bob Marley: One Love (12A)

Bob Marley: One Love

Celebrates the life and music of legendary reggae musician Bob Marley, an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity.


Being a trailblazer, Marley (Kingsley Ben-Adir) was involved in the development of reggae as a musical genre. Jamaican culture became more popular because of his music, which was not just about sounds, but a way of life. Marley preached peace, harmony, and respect and was not afraid to use his music as a platform for his opinions on politics or religion. He has maintained such popularity over the years that you can find his poster hanging in modern-day student rooms, even though he hasn't produced any music since 1980. That is how much of an influence this man has had on music and pop culture. That being the case, the lead actor had to be perfect. Kingsley Ben-Adir was cast as Bob, after an extensive, yearlong and globe-spanning search by the studio.

USA 2024 Reinaldo Marcus Green


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Housewives and the Homefront (PG)

Housewives and the Homefront

Unsung Heroines or Domestic Drudges?

Housewives and the Homefront in Second World War Films


To mark Women’s History Month this talk will look at the ways in which the women left at home during World War Two were portrayed in the films of the time.


The Second World War was fought not only on the battle-front but in fields, factories and homes. Women who entered the workforce as munitions workers, land girls and members of the women’s armed forces were celebrated in films like ‘The Gentle Sex’ (1943) and ‘Millions Like Us’ (1943). In this talk, featuring a range of clips, cultural historian and author Maggie Andrews will however focus on how the majority of women who were housewives struggling with rationing, evacuees and keeping the home fires burning were portrayed in film. ‘Mrs Miniver’ will be screened to complement this talk on Sun 17 March.

100m (inc 10 mins Q&A)


Sat 9 Mar 10:30 - In the Auditorium

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Eureka (15)

Eureka

A story in three places and times finding parallels between the experience of Indigenous communities in the Old West; South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation in the present day; and finally in the jungles of early-70s Brazil.


Grizzled gunslinger Murphy (Viggo Mortensen) has come to a desolate place in America’s west on a mission to rescue his kidnapped daughter, Molly (Viilbjørk Malling Agger). The film pivots to a house on the Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux people where we meet Alaina (Alaina Clifford), a policewoman handling a series of incidents, and her niece Sadie (Sadie Lapointe), a basketball coach looking to flee her increasingly depopulated turf. We finally end up in a remote corner of the Amazon where a small indigenous tribe wrestles with a gold rush threatening to upend their lives. Alonso’s latest is his most ambitious film, siding not with the white strangers in strange lands that had long featured in Alonso’s oeuvre, but with the native communities facing these invaders. (Some subtitles)

Argentina 2023 Lisandro Alonso 140m


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Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (PG)

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Exhibition on Screen

Using the work of Monet as a starting point, this landmark exhibition examines the role gardens played in the evolution of art from the early 1860s through to the 1920s.

Sat 9 Mar 15:30 (Plus Q&A)

Wed 13 Mar 12:30

Thu 14 Mar 16:00

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La Forza Del Destino (Met24) (PG)

La Forza Del Destino (Met24)

Met Opera

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s 'La Forza del Destino', with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen, following a string of recent Met triumphs, in her role debut as the noble Leonora.

Sun 10 Mar 15:15

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Vanya (NT24) (15)

Vanya (NT24)

NT Live

Andrew Scott (‘Fleabag’) brings multiple characters to life in the sold-out radical new production of Chekhov's ‘Uncle Vanya’. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions. ★★★★★  Time Out

Thu 22 Feb 20:30

Sun 25 Feb 15:15

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A Man (12A)

A Man

Aru Otoko


Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

Winner of an astounding eight Japanese Academy Awards in 2023 – including Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Editing and Actor – this is a stylish human drama which explores the issue of identity.


After divorcing her husband, Rie (Ando Sakura) returns to her hometown and marries a reserved young man named Daisuke (Kubota Masataka). They find their modest happiness together until one day, Daisuke tragically dies in an accident. One year later Daisuke’s brother Kyoichi (Mashima Hidekazu), appears, and on seeing Daisuke’s photograph, he reveals that the man whom Rie married wasn’t Daisuke but somebody else. Who was the husband Rie loved and had a family with? In her quest to uncover this man’s true identity, Rie contacts lawyer Kido (Tsumabuki Satoshi) to find out who he actually was and why he became somebody else. As Kido investigates, he confronts various social issues prevalent in Japan, and the fake Daisuke’s past is revealed. Based on Hirano Keiichiro’s best-selling novel of the same name, this has been highly praised internationally.

Japan 2022 Ishikawa Kei 121m


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Anyone But You (15)

Anyone But You

A loose adaptation on Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, set in beautiful Sydney and its surrounds.


In this edgy comedy, Bea (Sydney Sweeney) and Ben (Glen Powell) look like the perfect couple, but after an amazing first date something happens that turns their fiery hot attraction ice cold - until they find themselves unexpectedly thrust together at a destination wedding in Australia. With the introduction of meddling parents and an unrequited love, they do what any two mature adults would do - they pretend to be a couple.

USA/Australia 2023 Will Gluck 103m


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Days of Heaven (PG)

Days of Heaven

A beautiful screen poem by Terrence Malick (‘The Tree of Life’) about life in America at the turn of the century, made all the better by this new 4K restoration.


In the early 20th century, Bill (Richard Gere) and Abby (Brooke Adams) are a Chicago couple on the run from the law who pose as brother and sister to find itinerant farm-work in Texas. When an ailing young farmer (Sam Shepard) falls in love with Abby, Bill persuades her to take up with him, and then they can be rich together after he's gone. Of course, the plan goes wrong. This Malick masterpiece with transcendentally beautiful visuals is a fantastically rewarding experience, containing ideas and themes that would re-emerge in his later ‘The Tree of Life’ (2011).

USA 1978 Terrence Malick 94m


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Padre Pio (15)

Padre Pio

Abel Ferrara’s new film is the story of a priest from a small Italian town who ends up being canonized as a Catholic saint.


World War 1 has ended and Italian soldiers, broken but victorious, are returning to an impoverished village ruled by wealthy landowners. As events surrounding the first free election in Italy threaten to tear the village apart, Padre Pio (Shia LaBeouf) struggles with his own personal demons, ultimately emerging from his spiritual anguish to become one of Catholicism's most venerated figures. ‘Padre Pio’ is a period film with a distinctively modern look, with typically interesting choices made by director Ferrara (‘Bad Lieutenant’, ‘Pasolini’), not known for adhering to cliched cinematic traits. (In English with some subtitles)

Italy/Germany 2022 Abel Ferrara 104m


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Perfect Days (PG)

Perfect Days

A janitor in Japan drives between jobs listening to rock music in this absorbing slice-of-life drama which adds a quietly soaring gem to director Wim Wenders' estimable filmography.


Hirayama (Kôji Yakusho) seems utterly content with his simple life as a cleaner of toilets in Tokyo. Outside of his very structured everyday routine he enjoys his passion for music and for books. A series of unexpected encounters gradually reveal more of his past. This is a movie about art, exploring how in the midst of chaos, it’s not labour but the physical objects of beauty that we weave into our lives - paperback novels, cassette tapes of favourite albums, carefully tended bonsai plants, a perfectly framed photograph - that structure and give our days meaning. A deeply moving reflection on finding beauty in the everyday world around us. A poem of extraordinary subtlety and beauty led by a remarkable performance by Yakusho. Not to be missed. (Subtitles)

Japan 2023 Wim Wenders 123m


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Mrs. Miniver (U)

Mrs. Miniver

To complement our ‘Housewives on the Homefront’ talk in Women’s History Month, we present this classic moving drama about a middle-class English family learning to cope with war, told in a series of dramatic vignettes.


The family, headed by the lovely and gracious matriarch Kay miniver (Greer Garson), endures the departure of the father Clem (Walter Pidgeon) for the beaches at Dunkirk; the discovery of a wounded Nazi pilot; the death of the daughter-in-law in an air raid; and the entry of the son into the Royal Air Force. Shot in the middle of WWII about a family surviving the beginning of that war, this terrific film was the winner of six Oscars, including Best Picture, Director (William Wyler), Actress (Garson), Supporting Actress (Teresa Wright), Screenplay and Cinematography.

UK 1942 William Wyler 134m


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Titanic - The Musical (PG)

Titanic - The Musical

Big Screen Musicals Season

Winner of 5 Tony Awards (including Best Musical), 'Titanic - The Musical' is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own.

Sun 17 Mar 15:00

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Shoshana (15)

Shoshana

Inspired by real events, this Michael Winterbottom political thriller is set in 1930s Tel Aviv, and is a smartly crafted and rigorously acted plea for tolerance and compassion.


Thomas Wilkin (Douglas Booth), who works in the anti-terrorist squad of the British Palestine Police force in Tel Aviv, a city ruled by British authorities trying to maintain increasingly difficult peace between the Palestinian and Jewish populations. He is in love with Shoshana Borochov (Irina Starshenbaum), the daughter of Dov Ber Borochov, the Zionist Labour co-founder. As the organization known as Irgun works to push the Brits out of the region through whatever violent means possible, it naturally makes the romance between a Brit and a Jew increasingly difficult. Through Thomas and Shoshana’s relationship the film explores the way extremism and violence drives a wedge between people, forcing them to choose sides. This is a handsomely mounted period piece about a place and time in which friends were forced into becoming enemies, and Winterbottom draws an exceptionally solid performance from his leading lady. (Some subtitles)

UK 2023 Michael Winterbottom 121m


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The Settlers (15)

The Settlers

Los Colonos


This must-see Chilean film was the worthy winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes 2023.


Chile, 1901. Three horsemen embark on an expedition, tasked with securing a wealthy landowner's vast property. Accompanying a reckless British lieutenant (Sam Spruell) and an American mercenary (Mark Stanley) is mestizo (half European, half native American) marksman Segundo (Camilo Arancibia), who comes to realize their true mission is to violently "remove" the indigenous population. This ‘Western’ is shot with an intense beauty leaving the viewer with a stronger understanding of the message delivered by the director – amazingly, his first feature. It is a striking but bleak portrayal of colonization and genocide, but there is integrity to its brutality, and an important point waiting in its curveball of a final act.

(Some subtitles)

Chile 2023 Felipe Gálvez Haberle 97m


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The Motive and the Cue (15)

The Motive and the Cue

NT Live

Sam Mendes ('The Lehman Trilogy') directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.

Thu 21 Mar 19:30

Sat 23 Mar 12:15

Sun 7 Apr 12:30

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One Life (12A)

One Life

Will this be the role that elevates Anthony Hopkins to the lofty heights of three-time Oscar winners?


Nicholas Winton was a well-to-do stockbroker who, at the start of the Second World War, is so horrified by unfolding events that he heads off to Prague to do something, anything, he can to help the terrified young refugees fleeing Hitler. Everyone thinks he is crazy – including his mother, played by Helena Bonham-Carter. But he somehow manages to organise visa and trains to get hundreds of them to safety in the UK; what has since become known as the Kindertransport. Winton was sometimes called the British Oskar Schindler, and the parallels go beyond their acts of extreme kindness: both men were completely consumed by the task they undertook and never able to focus on the people that they did save, only those that they failed to save. The wonderful Lena Olin plays Nicholas’ wife, Johnny Flynn is great as the younger Winton, but this is unquestionably Hopkins’ film.

UK 2023 James Hawes 110m


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Driving Mum (12A)

Driving Mum

Á Ferð Með Mömmu


In this Nordic black comedy, the death of a man’s mother leads him on an Icelandic road trip to fulfil her last wish. A bizarre trip that will be the gamechanger he never dreamt of.


When Jon's (Thröstur Leó Gunnarsson) domineering and possessive mother (Kristbjörg Kjeld) passes away, he sets out on a journey across Iceland to honour her last wish, to be buried in her hometown. Along with his beloved and loyal (scene-stealing) dog, they meet some unique locals along the way, making personal discoveries, questioning his entire life and having existential conversations with his deceased mother. There’s a heightened sense of the absurd in Odsson’s ‘Driving Mum’, which takes us on a beautiful Icelandic odyssey in crisply shot monochrome, perfectly accompanied by a wonderful score. If you liked ‘Fallen Leaves’ (Kaurismäki) earlier this year, then you will love this.

Iceland 2023 Hilmar Oddsson 112m


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Cabrini (15)

Cabrini

As part of Women’s History Month, we are delighted to present this powerful epic of Francesca Cabrini, an Italian immigrant who arrives in New York City in 1889. One woman defying impossible odds in a world dominated by men.


On her arrival to New York, Cabrini (Cristiana Dell’Anna) is greeted by disease, crime, and impoverished children, so she sets off on a daring mission to convince the hostile mayor to secure housing and healthcare for society's most vulnerable. She arrived with nothing, with broken English and poor health – a woman at a time when women had no voice, an Italian at a time when Italians were considered the lowest of the low – and went on to build one of the greatest business empires the world had ever known. You may remember award-winning director Alejandro Monteverde from his film ‘Sound of Freedom’, and the film also stars John Lithgow and David Morse.

USA 2024 Alejandro Monteverde 145m


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Dune: Part Two (12A)

Dune: Part Two

The film explores the mythic journey of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) as he unites with Chani (Zendaya) and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family.


Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavours to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee. Director Denis Villeneuve says: “For me, this film is much better than ‘Part One,' “There’s something more alive in it. There’s a relationship to the characters. I was trying to reach for an intensity and a quality of emotions.” The incredible cast also includes Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Austin Butler, Léa Seydoux, Christopher Walken, Florence Pugh, Stellan Skarsgård and Charlotte Rampling.

USA 2024 Denis Villeneuve 166m


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Romeo et Juliette (PG)

Romeo et Juliette

Met Opera

Two singers at the height of their powers - soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor Benjamin Bernheim - come together as the star-crossed lovers in Charles Gounod’s Shakespeare adaptation.

Sun 24 Mar 14:15

Plus Encore TBC

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Madama Butterfly (ROH 24) (PG)

Madama Butterfly (ROH 24)

ROH

Giacomo Puccini was entranced by David Belasco’s play ‘Madame Butterfly’ when he saw it in London in 1900. He drew on Japanese folk melodies to create his Butterfly score and each aria is imbued with distinct emotion.

Tue 26 Mar 19.15 (LIVE)

Sun 31 Mar 14:45 (Encore)

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Caligula: The Ultimate Cut (18)

Caligula: The Ultimate Cut

To kick off our new monthly Cult of Cinema strand, we bring you a reimagining of the ‘cultiest’ of all cult films. 44 years after the historical epic ‘Caligula’, producer Thomas Negovan has realized the creators' original vision with this version including mainly never-before-seen footage.


Shadowed by the murder of his entire family, the young, wary Caligula (Malcolm McDowell) eliminates his devious adoptive grandfather (Peter O'Toole) and seizes control of the declining Roman Empire, descending into a spiral of depravity, destruction, and madness. A treatise on the corrupting influence of power, this extensive reconstruction restores the complete performances of McDowell and Helen Mirren as the promiscuous 'Caesonia', from an unprecedented amount of never-before-seen footage. Mirren was cut to only 20 minutes on screen in the original version but has 60 minutes here. Tinto Brass was recruited for the project with a script by Gore Vidall. The script was eventually rewritten from scratch and by the end of the chaotic production, the film had doubled in budget and Brass was locked out of the edit by Bob Guccione. Several crew understandably asked to have their names removed from the film and a legend was then born. This is now a much better film than the original release, but do keep in mind that it is still very much an 18-certificate film.

USA 1979/2023 Tinto Brass 173m

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Thursday 28 Mar 202419:45 Book Now (Postponed until Summer) (Closed)

Copa 71 (15)

Copa 71

Told by the pioneering women who participated, this is the extraordinary story of the 1971 Women's Football World Cup, a tournament witnessed by record crowds that has been written out of sporting history - until now. Screening to celebrate International Women’s Day.


The goal of ‘Copa 71,’ directed by Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine and executive produced by Serena and Venus Williams, is to make sure more people do know of this event, which drew the largest attendance ever for a women’s sporting event, more than 110,000 for a match in Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium. The film is filled with female empowerment anthems of the day, including Kiki Dee’s ‘I’ve Got the Music in Me’ and Nancy Sinatra’s ‘These Boots Are Made for Walking.’ You can look at ‘Copa 71’ as the ‘Summer of Soul’ of women’s sport – the chronicle of a big event that took place more than 50 years ago and had been lost to time, making use of copious footage that has remained unseen for most of that period. You will find yourself asking - “Why didn’t I know of this?” (Some subtitles)

UK 2023 James Erskine & Rachel Ramsay 90m


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Friday 29 Mar 202413:15 Book Now
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The New Boy (15)

The New Boy

Cate Blanchett produces and stars in this new film by Australian First Nation director Warwick Thornton (‘Sweet Country’), which sees a nine-year-old Australian Aboriginal orphan boy arrive in the dead of night at a remote monastery run by a renegade nun.


Blanchett plays the head of a troubled monastery in the outback for abandoned children (some of whom weren't actually "abandoned" but kidnapped). When a new boy arrives – magnificently played by first-time actor Aswan Reid - Sister Eileen’s concept of faith is challenges when he starts showing signs of miraculous powers. Thornton tells a tale from a dark chapter of his country’s history, when Australia kidnapped Aboriginal children and did everything to destroy their heritage and identity. He has drawn on his own unhappy experiences as a Kaytetye boy from Alice Springs, from where he was sent at 11 to a Western Australian boarding school run by Benedictine monks. The film is gorgeous throughout, and Thornton shoots the landscapes of Australia as well as anyone, and a typically excellent score from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis helps make this a consistently interesting experience.

Australia 2023 Warwick Thornton 116m


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Friday 29 Mar 202415:15 Book Now
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Thursday 4 Apr 202420:15 Book Now

Red Island (15)

Red Island

L'Île Rouge


This visually exquisite, tender film about a boy growing up in a military air base on a former colony is a wonderful watch. From Robin Campillo who gave us the brilliant ‘120 beats per minute' (2017).


At the beginning of the 1970s in Madagascar, a few armed forces and their families live in one of the last French military bases abroad, a relic of the ending French colonial empire. Influenced by his reading of the intrepid comic book heroine Fantômette, ten-year-old Thomas (Charlie Vauselle) sweeps with a curious glance what surrounds him. Beneath the carefree expatriate life, his eyes are gradually opening to another reality. Frequently poignant and always visually spectacular, Campilo’s film is a masterful portrayal of colonialism through a child’s eyes. (Subtitles)

France/Madagascar 2023 Robin Campillo 117m


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Showing Up (15)

Showing Up

A sculptor preparing to open a new show must balance her creative life with the daily dramas of family and friends, in Kelly Reichardt's vibrant and captivatingly funny portrait of art and craft.


Lizzy (Michelle Williams) is not a famous artist; she is a sculptor who makes ceramic figures of women in her garage studio. She tries to finish her pieces before an upcoming gallery show, but life often intrudes on her art. She also works for her mother Jean (Maryann Plunkett) at a Portland art college giving her access to the kiln, run by the ever-cheerful Eric (André Benjamin). This is a funny and incisive drama about the artist's life - it illuminates the numbing grind of real life when you are trying to make art - reuniting Reichardt and Williams (‘Wendy and Lucy,’ ‘Meeks’ Cutoff,’ ‘Certain Women’) to absorbing effect. Reichardt is a director who has not made a bad movie in 30 years.

USA 2022 Kelly Reichardt 107m


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Dear England (15)

Dear England

NT Live

Joseph Fiennes (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (‘Best of Enemies’) gripping examination of nation and game. The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game?

Thu 25 Jan 19:45

Sun 18 Feb 14:45


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Saturday 30 Mar 202414:45 Book Now (Extra Performance)

Memory (15)

Memory

A deeply layered and moving drama about past trauma and finding connection when you least expect it.


Sylvia (Jessica Chastain) is a social worker who leads a simple and structured life: her daughter, her job, her AA meetings. This is blown open when Saul (Peter Sarsgaard) follows her home from their high school reunion, and this surprise encounter profoundly impacts both of them as they open the door to the past. Chastain and Sarsgaard glow as wounded souls making a connection in a film where characters make questionable and sometimes troubling choices, and yet we understand why they do the things they do, and root fiercely for things to work between them.

USA 2024 Michel Franco 99m


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Migration (PG)

Migration

Take flight into the thrill of the unknown with a funny, feathered family vacation like no other in this action-packed original comedy.


A family of mallards who head south for the winter from New England, are guided to Jamaica by a homesick scarlet macaw given a fruity Caribbean accent by Keegan-Michael Key. Mallard father Mack (Kumail Nanjiani), is a risk-averse fellow, only persuaded to spread his wings by his more adventurous wife Pam (Elizabeth Banks) and their kids Dax (Caspar Jennings) and Gwen (Tresi Gazal). His anxiety seems justified when a villainous New York chef tries to turn them all into duck a l'orange, and then pursues them to Florida where, reminiscent of the recent ‘Chicken Run’ sequel, they find that a deluxe holiday home for ducks is pampering them only for the slaughterhouse. The excellent voice cast also includes Danny DeVito, Awkwafina and David Mitchell. It's all extremely jaunty and colourful, with some great flights of fancy and smart one-liners to also keep the adults happy.

USA 2023 Benjamin Renner & Guylo Homsy 83m


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Monday 1 Apr 202413:30 Book Now
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Inside Llewyn Davis (15)

Inside Llewyn Davis

To complement Ethan Coen’s new release ‘Drive-Away Dolls’ and our accompanying Coen brothers’ talk, we present this very much under-appreciated Coen work, which follows a week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.


In 1961 New York City, folk singer Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in hand, he struggles against seemingly insurmountable obstacles to make a name for himself in the music world, but so far, success remains elusive. Relying on the kindness of both friends and strangers, Llewyn embarks on an odyssey that takes him from the streets of Greenwich Village to a Chicago club, where awaits a music mogul who could give him the big break that he desperately needs. Smart, funny and profoundly melancholy, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ finds the Coen brothers in fine form. Also stars Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake.

USA 2013 Joel & Ethan Coen 104m


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Friday 5 Apr 202413:30 Book Now
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Frida (15)

Frida

An intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo. Told through her own words for the very first time.


Using only archival footage, photos and writings - with a through-line of the narrative directly from Kahlo’s own verse and the voices of those who loved her - this documentary crafts a truly full picture of the painter’s journey, weaving her paintings into the hallmarks of her life. This is the first time Kahlo’s life is narrated by her own writing and the project does an incredible job of combining all of its visual and auditory elements to shape the narrative of the artist’s world. The stories and emotions behind many of Kahlo’s works come clear into view and every thought behind the art is laid bare through the definitive intentions of the artist. Kahlo’s works are even brought vividly to life by a beautifully lyrical animation inspired by her unforgettable art. (Subtitles)

USA 2023 Carla Gutierrez 87m


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Friday 5 Apr 202416:00 Book Now
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Drive-Away Dolls (15)

Drive-Away Dolls

Written and directed by Ethan Coen, this is a fantastic comedy caper following two women in search of a fresh start.


The story follows Jamie (Margaret Qualley), an uninhibited free spirit bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, and her demure friend Marian (Geraldine Viswanathan) who desperately needs to loosen up. In search of a fresh start, the two embark on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee, Florida, but quickly learn their rented ride holds some secrets in its boot that a few bumbling criminals want to get their hands on. This is the first film from Ethan Coen directed without his brother and longtime collaborator Joel. The pair became iconic auteurs with the likes of ‘Fargo’ and ‘No Country for Old Men’. The cast also includes Pedro Pascal and Matt Damon.

USA 2024 Ethan Coen 84m


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Thursday 11 Apr 202420:45 Book Now

Oppenheimer (15)

Oppenheimer

Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer works with a team of scientists to develop the atomic bomb in this eagerly awaited biopic from one of the premium directors of the 21st Century, Christopher Nolan (‘Inception,’ Interstellar’ and ‘Dunkirk’).


The incredible cast includes Florence Pugh, Matt Damon, Cillian Murphy

Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Gustaf Skarsgård, Gary Oldman, Josh Hartnett, Kenneth Branagh, Rami Malek and Casey Affleck.


USA 2023 Christopher Nolan 179mTBC


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Friday 5 Apr 202419:45 Book Now
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Coen Brothers Talk (18)

Coen Brothers Talk

Twists and Turns

The Coen Brothers’ Cinematic Routes

Ethan Coen’s first solo film as director ‘Drive-Away Dolls’ hits the screen this month and this talk will look back at the careers of arguably the greatest sibling filmmakers of all time.

Sat 6 Apr 10:30 (In the Auditorium)

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Saturday 6 Apr 202410:30 Book Now

Four Daughters (15)

Four Daughters

Les Filles d’Olfa


Oscar-nominated Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hania takes an unusual approach in examining a familial tragedy as a film within a film. A gripping true story… compelling and ambitious.


The docufiction hybrid examines the disappearance and radicalisation of two Tunisian girls, Rahma and Ghofrane, through both dramatic re-enactments and interviews with the real-life subjects. Director Ben Hania appears as herself, as does the mother of the four daughters. Actors portray their missing siblings. In French and Arabic. (Subtitles)

France/Tunisia/Germany 2023 Kaouther Ben Hania 110m


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Saturday 6 Apr 202413:45 Book Now
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Robot Dreams (PG)

Robot Dreams

With a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes (film critics’ website), this beautiful tale of friendship and love in the hand-drawn streets of vintage New York is a wondrous dialogue-free film that will warm the hearts of adults and kids alike.


Dog lives in Manhattan where he is tired of being alone, so one day he decides to build himself a robot, a companion. Their friendship blossoms, and the unlikely pair begin to explore their surroundings until they become inseparable - to the rhythm of 1980's New York City. But a beach trip changes everything for the happy duo. After a delightful swim on a hot summer’s day, the unsuspecting Robot rusts away, with his helpless buddy unable to move him despite his best efforts. What follows is a mournful and heartbreaking chapter, to a level scarcely achieved in live action films, with Pablo Berger ultimately creating a film that will stay with the viewer for ages.

Spain 2023 Pablo Berger 102m


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City of God (18)

City of God

★★★★★ The Guardian

Classics Restored & Reissued


This electrifying, visceral picture is part tender coming-of-age film and part favela gang epic, a movie with dials cranked up to eleven – cinematography; music and sound; action; colour; heart; and incredible technical prowess.


In the poverty-stricken favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s, two young men choose different paths. Rocket (Phellipe Haagensen) is a budding photographer who documents the increasing drug-related violence of his neighbourhood. José "Zé" Pequeno (Douglas Silva) is an ambitious drug dealer who uses Rocket and his photos as a way to increase his fame as a turf war erupts with his rival, "Knockout Ned" (Leandro Firmino da Hora).  What makes ‘City of God’ so breathtaking is director Meirelles' passion for these people - he gives us the colour, the music and the humour, and brings out extraordinary performances from all, including many non-actors.

“I’ve seen this film many times, and will be counting the days until I see it once again, this time on the New Park big screen. When pushed, this is the film I choose as my favourite of all time”. Walter Francisco – Head of Programming.



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Saturday 6 Apr 202420:00 Book Now
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Hamlet (2024) (15)

Hamlet (2024)

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Shakespearian titan Ian McKellen, stars in this thrilling and uniquely modern take on The Bard’s classic tragedy. In cinemas nationwide for a special one night event on 27th February, the screening will include an exclusive recorded Q&A with Ian McKellen and Director Sean Mathias.

Tue 27 Feb 20:15

Tue 9 Apr 19:45

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Vindication Swim (12A)

Vindication Swim

The inspirational (locally-filmed) true story of Mercedes Gleitze, who in 1927 became the first British woman to swim the English Channel.  


‘Vindication Swim’ depicts Mercedes’ (Kirsten Callaghan) upstream struggle in overcoming both the cold waters of the English Channel and the oppressive society of 1920s England. However, after a rival comes forward claiming to have accomplished the same feat, Mercedes is forced into battle to retain her record and her legacy. Callaghan trained for months in the English Channel before filming began in East Sussex, and the cast includes John Locke (‘Darkest Hour’, ‘Poor Things’, ‘The Favourite’) alongside James Wilby (‘Gosford Park’, ‘Howards End’) and Douglas Hodge (‘Joker’, ‘Black Mirror’).

UK 2024 Elliott Hasler 94m


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Friday 12 Apr 202413:00 Book Now
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Origin (PG)

Origin

A bio-pic of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson and an exploration of the philosophy underlying her best-selling book, ‘Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents’.


While grappling with tremendous personal tragedy, Isabel (Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor) sets herself on a path of global investigation and discovery. Despite the colossal scope of her project, she finds beauty and bravery while crafting one of the defining American books of our time. After a period of mourning – Wilkerson loses her husband and mother in quick succession – she throws herself into her work, first taking a trip to Berlin then later visiting India. The result of eight years of reflection, consideration and work is the 2020 publication of her Pulitzer prize-winner. A moving drama that is unafraid to ask big questions, ‘Origin’ honours its source material with powerful performances in service of a deeply emotional story.

USA 2023 Ava DuVernay 141m


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Friday 12 Apr 202415:15 Book Now
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Baltimore (15)

Baltimore

Based on the life of Rose Dugdale, a former debutante who rebelled against her wealthy upbringing, becoming a volunteer in the militant Irish republican organisation, the Provisional Irish Republican Army.


‘Baltimore’ - whose title refers to a village in County Cork, Ireland - begins in the midst of a heist, but not just any heist but the largest art theft in history, pulled off by four IRA members led by a onetime debutante, Rose Dugdale (Imogen Poots). She is the focus of this concise and intimate film, and is played with a compelling mix of ferocity, focus and conscience by Poots. A percussive, churning and sometimes thunderous score heightens the feelings of determination and apprehension that course through the movie’s events, and clever cinematography uses split screens at key junctures to underscore the intense logistical considerations of Rose’s mission.

Ireland/UK 2023 Joe Lawlor & Christine Molloy 98m


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Friday 12 Apr 202418:00 Book Now
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Disco Boy (15)

Disco Boy

In this captivating and engrossing film, one man arrives in Paris to join the Foreign Legion, whilst another struggles against the oil companies threatening his village. If you enjoyed Claire Denis’ ‘Beau Travail’ (1999), you will love this.


After a painful journey through Europe, Belarusian Alex (Franz Rogowski) joins the Foreign Legion in France and clings to a confused hope of a European identity. Nigerian Jomo (Morr Ndiaye), fights for the survival and durability of his people in the Niger Delta and is ready to die to defend his ideas. These two young people who are sacrificed and smashed together will, against all odds, meet and their destinies will merge to continue across borders, bodies, life and death. Visually stylish and alluring in a dreamlike way, ‘Disco Boy’ is an incredible filmmaking debut, and an unpredictable one as well, in which Rogowski continues to prove he’s one of this generation’s most intriguing actors. (Subtitles)

France 2023 Giacomo Abbruzzese 92m


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Friday 12 Apr 202420:00 Book Now
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Monster (12A)

Monster

Kaibutsu


Hirokazu Kore-eda’s new feature sees a mother demanding answers from a teacher when her son begins acting strangely. A typically superb film from the Japanese auteur.


Young widow Saori (Sakura Ando) has begun to notice some odd behaviour in her fifth-grade son, Minato (Soia Kurokawa): impulsive haircuts, a trashed bedroom, pronounced moodiness, missing footwear. When Minato comes home with tales of being hit by his teacher, Saori visits his school to confront the principal (Yūko Tanaka), but Minato is not the only one acting oddly here. Structured after the perspective-shifting classic ‘Rashomon’, we see events from the perspective of various protagonists, all referred to in some way as the titular ‘monster’, and all resetting around one central sparking point. Kore-eda, no stranger to working with children, has captured an indelible depiction of early adolescence, with Kurokawa and Hinata Hiiragi (his classmate) giving two profoundly genuine performances. This is quality cinema.

Japan 2023 Hirokazu Kore-eda 127m


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Saturday 13 Apr 202420:00 Book Now
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MacMillan Celebrated (PG)

MacMillan Celebrated

The Royal Ballet

Three one-act ballets celebrating Kenneth MacMillan - British ballet dancer and choreographer and ex-artistic director of the Royal Ballet.

Sun 14 Apr 14:30

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Sunday 14 Apr 202414:30 Book Now

Hirokazu Kore-eda Talk (PG)

Hirokazu Kore-eda Talk

Home Movies: The Films of Hirokazu Kore-Eda 

Japan’s premier living filmmaker has a new film out this month, ‘Monster’, and this talk will feature clips and analysis of the highlights of his illustrious career.

Mon 15 Apr 18:00 (In the Auditorium)

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Monday 15 Apr 202418:00 Book Now

John Singer Sargent: Fashion & Swagger (PG)

John Singer Sargent: Fashion & Swagger

Exhibition on Screen

John Singer Sargent is known as the greatest portrait artist of his era. What made his 'swagger' portraits remarkable was his power over his sitters, what they wore and how they were presented to the audience.

Tue 16 Apr 15:45

Fri 19 Apr 18:00

Thu 25 Apr 13:30

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An American in Paris (PG)

An American in Paris

Big Screen Musical Season

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the 'City of Light'.

Thu 18 Apr 20:00

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Thursday 18 Apr 202420:00 Book Now

The Trouble with Jessica (15)

The Trouble with Jessica

Sarah and Tom, a successful London professional couple, panic after their friend Jessica kills herself in their garden just as they are on the brink of selling the house for some urgently-needed cash.


Their situation takes a terrifying nosedive with the sudden death of their uninvited guest, Jessica (Indira Varma). Panicking that the buyer will pull out of the sale if they find out what happened, Sarah (Shirley Henderson) and Tom (Alan Tudyk) persuade their best friends, Richard (Rufus Sewell) and Beth (Olivia Williams), to help them relocate Jessica’s body. Faced with the moral dilemma of their lives, they make a series of choices that could be either their salvation or their destruction. This is a delicious black comedy, and as the title suggests, it has echoes of Hitchcock's ‘The Trouble with Harry’. Premiered at the 2023 Chichester International Film Festival.

UK 2022 Matt Winn 90m


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Tuesday 23 Apr 202413:00 Book Now (Subs for Hard of Hearing)
Tuesday 23 Apr 202417:00 Book Now
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Mother’s Instinct (15)

Mother’s Instinct

In this Hitchcockian psychological thriller set in 1960s suburban USA, a pair of best friends and neighbours who seem to have it all, have their lives turned upside down after a life-changing accident.


Housewives Alice (Jessica Chastain) and Celine (Anne Hathaway) live a traditional lifestyle with successful husbands (Josh Charles & Anders Danielsen Lie) and sons of the same age. Life's perfect harmony is suddenly shattered after a tragic accident. Guilt, suspicion and paranoia combine to unravel their sisterly bond. As the story progresses from drama to suspense, the interplay between the two women becomes increasingly tense, but delicately balanced out for the viewer with the immaculate 1960’s suburbia set production.

USA 2024 Benoît Delhomme 94m


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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus (PG)

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto leaves his fans with a moving send-off. All the better here with stunning cinema sound.


On 28 Mar 2023, legendary composer Ryuichi Sakamoto passed away after his struggle against cancer. In the years leading up to his death, Sakamoto could no longer perform live. Single concerts, not to mention sprawling global tours, were too taxing. Despite this, in late 2022, Sakamoto mustered all of his energy to leave the world with one final performance: a concert film, featuring just him and his piano. This film lets Sakamoto deliver an elegy, and in the process, an autobiography of his creative journey, as captured through the precision and poetry of director Neo Sora’s camera.

Japan 2023 Neo Sora 103m


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Saturday 20 Apr 202413:30 Book Now
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El Sur (PG)

El Sur

aka: The South


Ten years after ‘The Spirit of the Beehive’, Erice’s second feature was released to huge critical acclaim. A film about a woman who reflects on her childhood relationship with her father, attempting to understand the depths of his despair and the truth of his myths.


Estrella Arenas (Icíar Bollaín), a rural Spanish 15-year-old with a rich imagination, dreams of her mysterious father Agustín (Omero Antonutti), a man who in recent years has drifted away from her. Estrella struggles to piece together Agustín's secret history and recalls her family's sudden unexplained move from Seville, Spain, to the northern countryside in her youth. Estrella decides to return alone to the South, a place warped by years of her father's hazy and nostalgic recollections. Originally planned to be a film of two equal parts – one in the south and one in the north – but after seeing how perfect the first half was, it was decided that this would be the final version of the film. Erice confirms his mastery of mood, ambivalence, and the art of evoking the mysteries rather than the sharp lines of character. Every frame is calculated to perfection and loaded with depth and passion.

Spain 1983 Víctor Erice 95m


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Saturday 20 Apr 202415:45 Book Now
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La Rondine (Met 24) (PG)

La Rondine (Met 24)

Met Opera

Giacomo Puccini’s bittersweet love story makes a rare Met appearance. Soprano Angel Blue stars as the sophisticated French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman in his company debut as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess.

Sun 21 Apr 14:30

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Sunday 21 Apr 202414:30 Book Now

Shoplifters (15)

Shoplifters

To accompany Hirokazu Kore-eda’s new feature ‘Monster’ and our associated illustrated talk on the director, we present his wonderful 2018 Cannes Palme D’Or winner.


On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders is united by fierce loyalty and a penchant for petty theft. Five people inhabit the cramped space under Granny Hatsue’s (Kirin Kiki) roof, none of them related by blood. Yet, each trust and accept one another more than most genetic relations do. When the young ‘son’ is  arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence. Kore-eda fills the film with grace notes, humour and fine observations, cleverly circling and filling out each character. Understated yet ultimately deeply affecting, ‘Shoplifters’ adds another powerful chapter to director Kore-eda's richly humanistic filmography.

Japan 2018 Hirokazu Kore-eda 121m




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Sunday 21 Apr 202418:00 Book Now
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Nye (15)

Nye

NT Live

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Tue 23 Apr 19:00 (LIVE)

Tue 9 May 19:45 (Encore)

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Tuesday 23 Apr 202419:00 Book Now (LIVE)
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Naked Lunch (18)

Naked Lunch

In association with the Oxmarket Gallery’s ‘Burn Burn Burn: the Beats light up the Ox’ exhibition (2-14 Apr), and as a perfect selection for our second ‘Cult of Cinema’ presentation, we bring you David Cronenberg’s legendary take on William S. Burrough’s “unfilmable” novel.


Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee (Peter Weller) and his dead-eyed wife, Joan (Judy Davis), like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway (Roy Scheider), Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, takes orders from his typewriter-turned-cockroach, ends up in a constantly mutating Mediterranean city and learns that his hip friends have published his work - which he doesn't remember writing. Cronenberg's stylistically ambitious interpretation of William S. Burroughs's twisted genius may even inspire you to pick up the book. Wild cinema from even wilder source material.

Canada/UK/Japan 1991 David Cronenberg 115m


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Thursday 25 Apr 202420:00 Book Now

Evil Does Not Exist (cert-tbc)

Evil Does Not Exist

Aku Wa Sonzai Shinai


This is the new feature – an eco parable - from the director of ‘Drive My Car’, which won the 2021 Best Foreign Film Bafta and Oscar.


Takumi (Hitoshi Omika) and his daughter Hana (Rio Nishikawa) live in Mizubiki Village, close to Tokyo. Like generations before them, they live a modest life according to the cycles and order of nature. One day, the village inhabitants become aware of a plan to build a glamping site near Takumi's house, offering city residents a comfortable “escape” to nature. When two company representatives from Tokyo arrive in the village to hold a meeting, it becomes clear that the project will have a negative impact on the local water supply, causing unrest. The agency's mismatched intentions endanger both the ecological balance of the nature plateau and their way of life, with an aftermath that affects Takumi's life deeply. This ecological parable stands on the battle lines between modern civilization and the natural world, offering a perspective that's as quietly measured as it is entrancing. (Subtitles)

Japan 2023 Ryûsuke Hamaguchi 106m


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Close Your Eyes (15)

Close Your Eyes

Cerrar Los Ojos


A near-masterpiece for director Víctor Erice, this film ends his long gap between films with a moving meditation on memory, identity and cinema itself.


A famous Spanish actor, Julio Arenas, disappears during the filming of a movie. Although his body is never found, the police conclude that he has suffered an accident at the edge of a cliff. Many years later, the mystery is brought up once more by a TV program that tries to evoke the actor, offering as a scoop, images of the last scenes in which he participated, shot by his close friend, director Miguel Garay (Manolo Solo). This is Erice’s first feature in 31 years - and only his fourth overall - arriving as something between a desert oasis and a mirage: a shimmery, nourishing culmination of ideas and ellipses in a career so elusive as to have taken on a mythic quality, to the point that his latest feels almost dreamed into being. Nominated for an amazing 11 Goya Awards – the Spanish film industry’s highest accolade. (Subtitles)

Spain 2023 Víctor Erice 169m


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Poor Things (18)

Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos has created an incredible tale of the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter.


Under Baxter's (Willem Dafoe) protection, Bella (Emma Stone in a career defining performance) is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation. ‘Poor Things’ is an awe-striking visual feast that satisfies the eyes, tantalizes the loins, and feeds the soul. Both incredibly funny and disturbing, sometimes in the same beat, it will surely be knocking on the door of awards voters in a host of categories. Lanthimos (‘Dogtooth’, ‘Killing of a Sacred Dear’, The Favourite’) continues to surprise and astound with every film. (Some subtitles)

Ireland/UK 2023 Yorgos Lanthimos 141m


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Seize Them! (15)

Seize Them!

In this hilarious British comedy, an arrogant queen becomes a fugitive in her own land after being overthrown by a charismatic revolutionary, and must face hardship and danger as she embarks on a voyage to win back her throne.


Dark Ages Britain. Queen Dagan (Aimee Lou Wood) is master of all she surveys, with an ego to match - until she's toppled by a revolution led by the charismatic Humble Joan (Nicola Coughlan). The Queen becomes a fugitive in her own land, a hefty bounty on her head. With the help of Shulmay (Lolly Adefope), a former servant with a lot of secrets - and Bobik (Nick Frost), a shit-shoveller who wants more out of life - Queen Dagan must face every conceivable hardship and danger as she embarks on a voyage to win back her throne. She also has to face up to the very worst parts of herself. Can she become Queen again? And can she become a better person while she does it? And what if she has to choose? Look out for many of the UKs best comedians popping up, including James Acaster and Jessica Hynes.

UK 2024 Curtis Vowell Time TBC


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Frank Capra Talk (PG)

Frank Capra Talk

Mr Capra Goes to Hollywood

The Rise and Fall of a New Deal Disciple

‘It Happened One Night’, one of the greatest romantic comedies of all time is back on the big screen this month and this talk will look back at the fascinating career of its celebrated director, Italian-American Frank Capra.

Sat 27 Apr 10:30 (In the Auditorium)

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Saturday 27 Apr 202410:30 Book Now

It Happened One Night (U)

It Happened One Night

We are delighted to present this unique opportunity to see one of the most entertaining films of all time on the big screen... and in a new 4K restoration too! Winner of the Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay.


In Frank Capra's acclaimed romantic comedy, spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) impetuously marries the scheming King Westley (Jameson Thomas), leading her tycoon father (Walter Connolly) to spirit her away on his yacht. After jumping ship, Ellie falls in with cynical newspaper reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable), who offers to help her reunite with her new husband in exchange for an exclusive story. But during their travels, the reporter finds himself falling for the feisty young heiress. Colbert and Gable make the perfect comedic duo, and together with inspired direction from Capra, make this film the perfect example of that well-known phrase – “movie magic”.

USA 1934 Frank Capra 105m


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Saturday 27 Apr 202413:00 Book Now
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Drift (15)

Drift

In this powerful, engrossing and poignant emotional journey, a young refugee escapes her war-torn country to a Greek island where she meets a tour guide, and the two become close as they each find hope in the other.


Jacqueline (Cynthia Erivo), a young refugee, lands alone and penniless on a Greek island, where she tries first to survive and then to cope with her past. While gathering her strength, she begins a friendship with a rootless tour-guide (Alia Shawkat) and together they find the resilience to forge ahead. This is an astonishingly confident and deeply moving film, an unarguable career highlight for both Erivo and Shawkat and further evidence that Chen is an important filmmaker, and one to definitely keep your eye on. (Some subtitles)

USA/Greece 2023 Anthony Chen 93m


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Saturday 27 Apr 202415:15 Book Now
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Swan Lake (ROH 24) (PG)

Swan Lake (ROH 24)

The Royal Ballet

‘Swan Lake’ remains to this day one of the best-loved works in the classical ballet canon. Tchaikovsky’s sensational score combines with the evocative imagination of choreographer Liam Scarlett and designer John Macfarlane to heighten the dramatic pathos of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s quintessential ballet classic.

Sun 28 Apr 14:45

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Carmen (ROH 24) (15)

Carmen (ROH 24)

ROH

Aigul Akmetshina performs the title role in the Royal Opera’s sizzling new production of Bizet’s ever-popular opera. Damiano Michieletto's sizzling new production evokes all the passion and heat of Bizet's score, which features Carmen’s sultry ‘Habanera’ and the rousing ‘Toreador’ song.

Wed 1 May 18:45 (LIVE)

Sun 5 May 14:15 (Encore)

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Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma (12A)

Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma

Dock X

Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma, this new production of one of William Shakespeare‘s most iconic plays will be seen like never before. “Beautifully staged. Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma are a killer couple. Spectacular.” WhatsOnStage.

Thu 2 May 19:30

Sat 4 May 12:45

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Back to Black (cert-tbc)

Back to Black

The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse's early rise to fame and the making of her groundbreaking album, ‘Back to Black’.


Told from Amy's (Marisa Abela) perspective and inspired by her deeply personal lyrics, the film follows the remarkable woman behind the phenomenon and the tumultuous relationship at the centre of one of the most legendary albums of all time. Winehouse was touted as “the next best thing” with the voice of a Blues’ angel, but left us way too soon at the age of 27, leaving not only a huge hole in her family’s life, but a chasm in the world’s musical sphere. The perfectly chosen support cast includes Jack O'Connell as Amy’s husband Blake Fielder-Civil, plus Eddie Marsan and Lesley Manville as the singer’s parents, Mitch and Cynthia. Directed by Sam Taylor Johnson, who did an outstanding job on John Lenon’s story in 2009’s ‘Nowhere Boy’. Screenplay is by Matt Greenhalgh also known for ‘Nowhere Boy’ as well as the Joy Division biopic ‘Control’.

UK 2024 Sam Taylor Johnson TimeTBC


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Io Capitano (15)

Io Capitano

A Homeric fairy tale that tells the adventurous journey of two young boys, Seydou and Moussa, who leave Dakar to reach Europe.


In this acclaimed film which won top directing and acting prizes at the Venice Film Festival, writer-director Garrone presents a "reverse shot" of the immigration experience while unfurling an epic, cinematographically magnificent odyssey from West Africa to Italy. The story is told through the mind’s eye and experiences of two Senegalese teenagers living in Dakar who yearn for a brighter future in Europe. Yet between their dreams and reality lies a treacherous journey through a labyrinth of checkpoints, the scorched Saharan desert, a fetid North African prison and the vast waters of the Mediterranean where thousands have died packed inside vessels barely fit for passage.

Italy 2023 Matteo Garrone 122m


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Henry James Talk (15)

Henry James Talk

Portraits of Innocence and Experience

Henry James’s Women on Screen

Later this month Léa Seydoux stars in French sci-fi movie ‘The Beast’, the latest in an extraordinarily varied range of films based on the stories of Henry James, and this talk will look at how women have played a central role in nearly all of them.

Sat 4 May 10:30 (In the Auditorium)

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The Zone of Interest (12A)

The Zone of Interest

The commandant of Auschwitz and his wife strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.


The film observes Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel) and his wife Hedwig (Sandra Hüller) as they live their happy family life right next door to the concentration camp. Shot like a casual European dramedy about a family at their summer home, the reality that surrounds them is revealed only by the barbed wire fences, small details in conversation, skies filled with smoke, bursts of sound design, and the piercing score. Friedel as Höss is frightening in his mundanity and Hüller as Hedwig gives the film its twisted humanity. The moments where Hedwig is cruel to her house staff almost feel like a relief - evil we can see even if it’s so much milder than what’s over the walls. In the novel from where this screenplay has been adapted, the lead was named Paul Doll. Glazer, best known for ‘Sexy Beast’ and ‘Under the Skin’, specifically chose to name his main character Rudolf Höss (almost identical to Rudolf Hess) to bring the weight of a well-recorded historical character living in a specific place and time. (Subtitles)

USA 2023 Jonathan Glazer 105m


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The Teachers’ Lounge (12A)

The Teachers’ Lounge

Das Lehrerzimmer


Incredibly well-reviewed film where a teacher’s student is suspected of theft, so decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.


Carla Nowak (Leonie Benesch) starts her first job at a high school where she stands out among the new staff because of her idealism. When a series of thefts occur and one of her students is suspected, she decides to get to the bottom of the matter on her own. Between outraged parents, opinionated colleagues and aggressive students, she is relentlessly confronted with the structures of the school system. The more desperately she tries to do everything right, the more the young teacher threatens to break.

A smart and provocative modern parable with the heart of a thriller, ‘The Teachers' Lounge’ brilliantly uses its setting as the backdrop for a look at how quickly even tight-knit communities can be destabilized.

Germany 2023 Ilker Çatak 98m


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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (U)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

To complement our talk on Frank Capra and the remastered ‘It Happened One Night’, we also present one of Capra’s best and most loved films.


Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper), a resident of small-town Vermont, leads a simple life until he inherits a vast fortune from a late uncle. Soon, unscrupulous lawyer John Cedar (Douglas Dumbrille) brings Deeds to New York City, where the unassuming heir is the object of much media attention. When wily reporter Babe Bennett (Jean Arthur) gains the trust and affection of Deeds, she uses her position to publish condescending articles about him - but are her feelings for him really that shallow? With snappy lines and stellar performances, this is an undisputed Capra classic.

USA 1936 Frank Capra 115m


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Sunday 5 May 202412:00 Book Now
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The Innocents. (12A)

The Innocents.

Creepily atmospheric, this is a stylishly crafted, chilling British ghost tale with Deborah Kerr at her finest. Remastered in stunning 4K.


Based on the Henry James story ‘The Turn of the Screw,’ this a psychological thriller about Miss Giddens (the glorious Kerr) who takes a governess job in a Victorian home for two rich orphans, ten-year-old Miles (Martin Stephens) and his younger sister Flora (Pamela Franklin). She begins to see what she believes are ghosts and suspects the children's bizarre behaviour is the result of supernatural powers. The children’s previous nanny and her manservant lover both met with mysterious deaths. This is a film that creeps slowly up on the viewer: a drip-feed of fear fed by creaks, eerie children and shadowy demonic figures on the periphery of this world and the next. Psychological horrors have imitated its ambiguous ending ever since. Few have pulled it off half as creepily, and Martin Scorsese put this in his top ten list of nerve-jangling films.

USA 1961 Jack Clayton 100m


We will also be presenting an illustrated talk on Henry James – writer of ‘The Innocents’ – see above.


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Saturday 11 May 202412:45 Book Now (Closed)