Films in October 2014      >>   November

Wed 22 Oct

8.00pm

Charulata (U)

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Charulata (U)

Dir: Satyajit Ray. With: Madhabi Mukherjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Sailen Mukherjee.

Satyajit Ray’s own favourite of his films, set in late 19-century Bengal, boasts a marvellously vital Victorian heroine: Charulata, spellbindingly portrayed by Madhabi Mukherjee, is beautiful, intellectual and dangerously bored. Her wealthy husband, the high-minded editor of a political journal, is too preoccupied with the latest tax legislation and the forthcoming English election to pay much attention to his wife. Somewhat unwisely, he invites his charming younger cousin Amal, a would-be poet, to keep her company and encourage her literary talent. A richly atmospheric soundtrack evokes the wider world, while Ray’s wistful score and the romantic songs beloved of Charulata and Amal heighten the sense of longing. Exquisitely adapted from a novella by Rabindranath Tagore, Charulata was described by its director as ‘the one film I would make the same way if I had to do it again’.

India 1964. 117 mins.Subtitled.

This ravishing new restoration does justice to its perfection. Margaret Deriaz

Full £6.00    Concession £5.50    Supporter £5.00   

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Sun 26 Oct

3.00pm & 7.00pm

Magic In The Moonlight (12A)

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Magic In The Moonlight (12A)

Dir: Woody Allen. With: Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden.

Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford, a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with an aversion to phony spiritualists’ claims. He goes on a mission to the Côte d’Azur mansion of the Catledge family: in order to debunk the alluring young clairvoyant Sophie Baker who is staying there with her mother. What follows is a series of events that are magical in every sense of the word and send the characters reeling. In the end, the biggest trick Magic in the Moonlight plays is the one that fools us all.

US 2014. 98 mins.

Full £6.00    Concession £5.50    Supporter £5.00   

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Sunday 26th October 2014

Mon 27 Oct

3.00pm

The Boxtrolls (U)

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The Boxtrolls (U)

Dir: Graham Annable, Anthony StacchiVoiced by: Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg, Richard Ayoade, Toni Collette, Ben Kingsley.

. US 2014. Tbc mins.


Family Matinee All Tickets £4.00

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Monday 27th October 2014

Mon 27 Oct

8.00pm

Pride (15)

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Pride (15)

Dir: Matthew Warchus. With: Bill Nighy, Andrew Scott, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West.

It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. However, the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

UK 2014.120 mins.

Full £6.00    Concession £5.50    Supporter £5.00   

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Monday 27th October 2014

Tue 28 Oct

8.00pm

A Most Wanted Man (15)

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A Most Wanted Man (15)

Dir: Anton Corbijn. With: Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Daniel Brühl.

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist? Based on John le Carré’s novel, A Most Wanted Man is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene.

UK/US 2014. 122 mins.

Full £6.00    Concession £5.50    Supporter £5.00   

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wed 29 Oct

3.00pm

The Boxtrolls (U)

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The Boxtrolls (U)

Dir: Graham Annable, Anthony StacchiVoiced by: Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg, Richard Ayoade, Toni Collette, Ben Kingsley.

. US 2014. Tbc mins.


Family Matinee All Tickets £4.00

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wed 29 Oct

8.00pm

Spring In A Small Town (U)

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Spring In A Small Town (U)

Dir: Mu Fei. With: Wei Wei, Li Wei, Shi Yu.

Regarded as the finest work from the first great era of Chinese filmmaking, Fei Mu’s quiet, piercingly poignant study of adulterous desire and guilt-ridden despair – now restored – is a remarkable rediscovery. After eight years of marriage to Liyan – once rich but now sickly and almost suicidally apathetic following a long, ruinous war – Yuwen does little except deliver his daily medication. A surprise visit from Liyan’s friend Zhang re-energises the household, the invalid included. Liyan’s young sister is not alone in her excitement over the much-travelled guest; Yuwen knew him before her marriage… Eliciting a great performance from Wei Wei as Yuwen, whose wistful voiceover offers insights into her conflicted feelings, Fei creates a tense, sensual chamberwork steeped in suspicion and suppressed longing, deep resentments and half-spoken truths. The deft use of locations, dissolves and camera movements makes for a fraught, febrile mood of hesitant passion, entrapment and ennui; sophisticated cinematically and psychologically, the film eschews sentimentality for something far more beguiling.

China 1948. 93 mins Subtitled.

Full £6.00    Concession £5.50    Supporter £5.00   

To book your tickets, phone the Box Office on 01805 624624.

See the full listing for Wednesday 29th October 2014

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