IFI CLASSIC (EXCLUSIVE)
While water features prominently in a number of Polanski films, particularly Knife in the Water (1962), Repulsion (1965) and Cul-de-sac (1966), nowhere is it more significant than in the deservedly acclaimed Chinatown.
Set in 1937 and following... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.10
While it made sense in career terms to move to Hollywood in early 1939, the fact that Hitchcock remained in still-neutral America while Britain was at war created some understandable resentment – even though filmmakers were officially encouraged to stay... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10
Little wonder that world-renowned 85-year-old chef Jiro Ono dreams of sushi, when the proprietor of the triple-Michelin-starred Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant has been working 15 hour days, 6 days a week, preparing and assembling the delicacy for over half a century.
BOOK NOW Times: 19.10|21.00
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Larry Mullen Jr., Kate O’Toole and Director Mary McGuckian will participate in a post-screening Q&A hosted by writer and broadcaster John Kelly after the 6.30pm screening on January 11th.
Irish director Mary McGuckian (This is the... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.00|18.10
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From Deepa Mehta, director of the ‘Elements Trilogy’ (Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005)) comes this adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s much-loved 1980 masterpiece of post-colonial literature and magical realism, and winner of the ‘Booker of Bookers’... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00|20.20
The first in Polanski’s ‘Apartment Trilogy’, preceding Rosemary’s Baby (1968) and The Tenant (1976), Repulsion is a profoundly sensory portrait of withdrawal, alienation and psychosis. An alluring 22-year-old Catherine Deneuve plays Carol Ledoux, a mostly silent and abstruse... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10
Set in Dorset during the Victorian era (although the film was shot entirely in Northern France), and adapted from Thomas Hardy’s 1891 titular novel, the story of an ill-fated but virtuous girl who is forced to sacrifice all to remain... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00
Exactly what happened to one Spanish family during the tsunami which hit the Thai coastline on St. Stephen’s Day, 2004 is brought to the screen with staggering intensity in this extraordinary celluloid achievement. Director J.A. Bayona showed promise with his previous... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.40
Other Hitchcock films may be more profound, but surely only North by Northwest is as formally perfect and as intensely enjoyable, and endlessly re-seeable, as The Lady Vanishes – an irresistible blend of topical anti-appeasement thriller, screwball comedy, and psychodrama,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00
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