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Their place in Italian cinema was established by 1977’s classic Padre Padrone, and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (now both in their 80s) return to the international limelight with this Berlin prize-winner, an astute portrait of a Shakespeare production in Rome’s high-security Rebibbia prison.
BOOK NOW Times: 18.40|20.40
It’s taken Australian writer-director Cate Shortland eight years to follow her brilliant debut Somersault, but the unexpected German-language result only underlines her status as a talent of rare sensitivity and ambition. Set during the final days of WWII, this adaptation... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.20
Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) begins his film with the case of Milwaukee priest Father Lawrence Murphy, who for decades abused students in the school for the deaf in which he worked, and builds to an... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
After a string of hard-hitting, strikingly conceived films in his native Korea, including the legendary Oldboy, Park Chan-wook now makes his American debut with this skewed rites-of-passage story.
Mia Wasikowska is the bookish, slightly withdrawn India Stoker, distraught at the recent loss of her beloved father, whose... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00|18.40|20.20
This screening will feature live musical accompaniment by pianist Morgan Cooke.
Stannard resumes his regular screen credit for scenario, adapting the long-running stage comedy by Eden Phillpotts; as with Easy Virtue, he skilfully streamlines the plot, inserting an initial backstory that... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.10
Hitchcock’s sixth film, his first after moving from Michael Balcon’s Gainsborough to British International, contains the one solo credit of his career for an original script (though it is on record that the faithful Eliot Stannard moved studios with him... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00
As he approaches his 70th birthday, Terrence Malick has picked up the pace, taking only a year or so since the Cannes-winning The Tree of Life to deliver his latest achingly beautiful drama of the body and the spirit. The... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.50|16.20|20.50
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