Film Programme

Autumn

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THE AFTERMATH (15)
A gripping drama set in post-war Germany in 1946. Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal. (109 mins)

ALL IS TRUE (12)
The year is 1613 & Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age but when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground he is devastated & returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. Director and star Kenneth Branagh, with a screenplay by Ben Elton, delivers a beautifully filmed & acted account of the playwright’s final days with excellent support from Ian McKellen & Judi Dench as Anne Hathaway. (101 mins) 
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (12)
This is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek). The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Freddie manages to reunite with his band-mates just in time for Live Aid and leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day. Malek is electrifying and the film is an unparalleled crowd pleaser. (134mins) 

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (15)
Melissa McCarthy is masterful in the captivating true account of Lee Israel, a once best-selling celebrity biographer in the 1970s and ’80s. Israel is now a frustrated, hard-drinking author who can barely afford to pay her rent or bills in 1990s New York. When she comes to the realisation that she’s no longer en vogue & desperate for money, Israel soon hatches a perilous scheme to forge letters by famous writers and sell them to bookstores and collectors. When the dealers start to catch on, Lee recruits a dubious friend to help her continue her self-destructive cycle of trickery and deceit. With Richard E. Grant. (107 mins)
COLETTE (15)

When country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightly) marries charismatic egomaniac Willy (Dominic West), he unlocks the door to the tantalizing artistic world of the Paris literacy scene. With her creative appetite sparked, Willy has Colette write novels under his name. The phenomenal success of her Claudine series makes Willy famous and elevates them both to the high life. However, the lack of recognition begins to gnaw at Colette & their marriage starts to suffer. Willy resorts to increasingly desperate measures to pay his debts and sabotage his wife but Colette is developing resources of her own. Based on the true story of a feminist icon, this is a fascinating & beautifully filmed drama with excellent performances. (112 mins)

THE CHILDREN ACT (12)
This adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan (Atonement) is a stunningly acted, compelling and powerful drama, telling the story of Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson), an eminent high court judge presiding over ethically complex cases. As the demands of her job cause her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) to reach tipping point, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam, a brilliant young boy who is refusing a life-saving blood transfusion on religious grounds. With her private life in turmoil, Fiona finds herself drawn into the case, taking the unorthodox step of halting proceedings in order to visit Adam in hospital. As the two form a profound connection and powerful emotions come to light, Fiona’s judgement is put to the test with momentous consequences as she must ultimately decide Adam’s fate. (105 mins)

DUMBO (PG)
Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears. When the family discovers that the animal can fly, it soon becomes the main attraction -- bringing in huge audiences and revitalizing the run-down circus. The elephant's magical ability also draws the attention of an entrepreneur who wants to showcase Dumbo in his latest entertainment venture. From Disney and director Tim Burton, this imaginative live-action adventure expands on the beloved classic story. Starring Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green & Michael Keaton. (1112 mins)

THE EXCEPTION (15)
German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). The Kaiser lives in a secluded mansion in The Netherlands, and as Germany is taking over Holland, the country’s authorities are concerned that Dutch spies may be watching the Kaiser. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life, he is  drawn into an unexpected romance with Mieke (Lily James), one of the Kaiser’s maids. When Heinrich Himmler (Eddie Marsan), head of the SS, makes an unexpected visit, the stage is set for a breath-taking showdown, as secrets are revealed, allegiances are tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honouring his country and following his heart. This riveting & old fashioned thriller filled with both espionage and romance, is superbly scripted and acted. (103 mins)

EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE (15)
Ted is handsome, smart, charismatic & affectionate. Liz is a single mother, cautious, but smitten. A picture of domestic bliss, the two seem to have it all figured out, that is until Ted is arrested and charged with a series of increasingly grisly murders. As concern turns to paranoia, Liz is forced to consider how well she knows the man she shares a life with and, as the evidence piles up, decide if Ted is truly a victim or actually guilty as charged. This account of Ted Bundy, America’s most notorious serial killer is told from the viewpoint of his wife and the ensuing court case. Without actually showing him committing murder, the film concentrates on his personality contradictions & Zac Effron dazzles as Bundy, a man able to successfully camouflage his true nature. (106 mins)
THE FAVOURITE (15)
Early 18th century & England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. This Oscar winning outrageous restoration comedy is a bawdy, cynical, malicious & uproarious send up of royal life, exquisitely filmed and boasting a sterling ensemble cast who are firing on all cylinders. (119 mins)
FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY
(12)
Reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues. When Paige and Zak get the opportunity to try out for WWE, the family grabs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their wildest dreams into a dazzling future. However, brother and sister quickly discover that to become superstars, both their talent and their relationship will be put to the test. Based on a true story, this is a heart-warming and smart comedy from director Stephen Merchant ('The Office') that proves everything is worth fighting for when it comes to family. Starring Lena Headey, Florence Pugh, Nick Frost & Dwayne Johnson. (108 mins)
FINDING YOUR FEET (12)
On the eve of retirement, judgmental snob ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend and seeks refuge with her estranged, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). The two could not be more different - Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to her community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet... and romance. The terrific ensemble cast are on fine form giving sturdy performances and the excellent script avoids obvious clichés, as it allows the cast to be defined by their relatable human characteristics. With Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, Josie Lawrence, David Hayman & John Sessions. (111 mins)

FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS (12)
A cynical London music executive (Daniel Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. He struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. Drawn deeper into the traditional way of life, he’s forced to re-evaluate his own integrity. Based on a true story & shot on location in Cornwall, this is a crowd- pleasing comedy drama with heart and great music. With James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton & David Hayman. (112 mins)
GREEN BOOK (12)
Set in America in 1962, this is the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a racist, working-class Italian-American bouncer who reluctantly takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist. The mismatched pair embark on a two-month tour of concert venues in the racially charged deep south & discover they’re on the road to a meaningful and unique friendship. This supremely likeable & humerous drama boasts two stunning lead performances & is a poignant study of friendship, dignity & compassion that deservedly won the Oscar for best film. (130 mins)
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (PG)
This spectacular and original musical celebrates the birth of show business, telling the story of visionary impresario, P.T. Barnum who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising worldwide sensation. Step right up and into the spellbinding imagination of a man who set out to reveal that life itself can be the most thrilling show of all. Inspired by the legend and ambitions of America’s original pop-culture stage manager extraordinaire, comes an inspirational rags-to-riches tale of a brash dreamer who rose from nothing to prove that anything you can envision is possible. Hugh Jackman, who devoted years to bring the film to the screen, is dazzling in the central role while Michael Gracey’s expert direction showcases original songs by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land). Fasten your seatbelts for the ultimate crowd pleaser. With Michelle Williams, Zac Efron & Rebecca Ferguson. (105 mins)

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY (12)
London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. Based on the bestselling novel and from the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, this is a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at it’s heart. Beautifully photographed and acted, this is an engaging, elegant and warm, nostalgic post-war drama. With Penelope Wilton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode & Tom Courtenay. (124 mins)

INSTANT FAMILY (12)
When Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and Ellie must hilariously try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood in the hopes of becoming a family. This delightful comedy drama is inspired by the real events from the life of writer/director Sean Anders and also stars Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro and Margo Martindale. (118 mins)
THE KEEPER
(15)
The incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon. Struggling for acceptance by those who dismiss him as the enemy, Bert’s love for Margaret (Freya Mavor) carries him through and he wins over even his harshest opponents by winning the 1956 FA Cup Final, playing on with a broken neck to secure victory. But fate will soon twist the knife for Bert and Margaret, when their love and loyalty to each other is put to the ultimate test. This is a charming, heartfelt and thoroughly enthralling account of a remarkable man. (120 mins)
LONG SHOT (15)

Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world -- a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When the two unexpectedly reconnect, his self-deprecating humour and his memories of her youthful idealism charm her & she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, when she decides to run for president. Out of his depth on Charlotte's elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamourous lifestyle in the limelight. Sparks fly with a round-the-world romance and a series of unexpected and dangerous incidents in this funny, racy & engaging political romcom. (115 mins)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS (U)
In Depression-era London, a now-grown up Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she takes the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure and helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. This sequel to the beloved Disney original is a triumph in all departments - beautifully crafted with terrific live-action/animation and a memorable music score. Emily Blunt is perfect as Mary and the stellar cast includes Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke & Meryl Streep. (130 mins) 

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
(15)
This critically acclaimed & stunningly acted drama explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan). Queen of France at 16, widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the English throne of Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie) which she is determined to assert. Rivals in power and in love, the two Queens make very different choices about marriage and children. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies imperil both Queens–driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power. (119 mins)
THE MERCY (12)
James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) directs the incredible true story of eccentric Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (Rachel Weisz) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron. Co-starring David Thewlis and Ken Stott, the story of Crowhurst's dangerous solo voyage and the struggles he confronted on the epic journey while his wife Clare and their family awaited his return is an enduring mystery of recent times. Firth excells as the complex, intense Crowhurst thanks to a meticulous script and the direction is precise with effective sound design and visual panache. (102 mins)

THE MULE (15)

Clint Eastwood stars as ageing Earl Stone who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that is assigned a handler but the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates (Bradley Cooper). As his money problems vanish, Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him & it's uncertain if he'll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel's enforcers, catch up to him. (116 mins)

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN (12)

This is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of bank robberies that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession. Announced as Redford’s final film, this well-told & critically acclaimed story is brought to life by a beautifully matched cast and is delightful, funny, easygoing entertainment as well as a fitting farewell to a veteran film star. Also starring Danny Glover and Tom Waits. (93 mins)
OUT OF BLUE (15)
When a homicide detective (Patricia Clarkson) is called to investigate the murder of a leading astrophysicist in New Orleans, she is confronted by a mystery that begins to affect her in ways she had never expected. As the investigation deepens, a darker world is slowly revealed and she must use all of her skills and experience to piece together fragments of a wider conspiracy that lies behind the murder, while throwing into doubt her very understanding of reality. With a stunning cast that also includes Toby Jones, Jacki Weaver and James Caan, and awash in dreamlike, neo-noir atmosphere, this one-of-a-kind thriller is both a tantalizing whodunnit and a rich, metaphysical mind-bender. (109 mins)
RED JOAN (12)
The year is 2000 and Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is living in contented retirement. Her tranquil existence is shattered as she's arrested by MI5, for Joan has been hiding an incredible past as one of the most influential spies in living history. The young Joan (Sophie Cookson), a demure Cambridge physics student, falls intensely in love with a seductively attractive Russian saboteur & begins to see that the world is on the brink of destruction. While working at a secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with the ultimate dilemma. Based on the best-selling novel & Inspired by an extraordinary true story, this is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman's sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances. (110 mins)
ROCKETMAN (15)
This is the epic musical story about Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became a musical and cultural icon. Egerton excels in the central role ably supported by Jamie Bell as Elton's longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden ('Bodyguard') as manager John Reid, Jemma Jones and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton's mother Sheila Farebrother. (116 mins)

THE SEAGULL (12)
Every summer aristocratic actress Irina (Annette Bening), her brother Sorin (Brian Dennehy) and her son Konstantin (Billy Howle) entertain family and friends for a weekend at their idyllic lakeside Russian estate. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly and the eternal desire to live a purposeful life. Exploring with comedy & melancholy the obsessive nature of love, the tangled relationships between parents and children & the transcendent value and psychic toll of art, this latest adaptation of the Anton Chekhov play is beautifully shot and provides a pleasing showcase for it’s sterling cast. With Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss & Corey Stoll. (98 mins)
A SIMPLE FAVOR (15)
This stylish post-modern film noir directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), centres around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. In her search, Stephanie is joined by Emily's husband Sean (Henry Golding) but everything is not as it seems.  The director has fashioned a unique and very cinematic thriller that is filled with twists and betrayals as well as secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge. Keeping audiences on the edge of their seats, the ambitious narrative is complemented by dark humour, exquisite cinematography and compelling performances and above all, it really is vastly enjoyable. (117 mins)

SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER (12)
Alan (Bill Nighy) is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family. This elegant, offbeat and utterly charming comedy drama benefits from a sparkling script & terrific direction and is performed with expertise from the always reliable Nighy, who is supported by a first rate supporting cast that includes Sam Riley, Alice Lowe, Tim McInnerney & Jenny Agutter. (91 mins)

STAN AND OLLIE (PG)

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star as Laurel & Hardy in the untold story of the world’s greatest comedy act. The critically acclaimed film wonderfully portrays the unique and precious partnership of the legendary duo as they set out on a tour of Britain in the twilight of their career. Whilst they face an uncertain future the charm and beauty of their performances shine through, making each other and their audiences laugh, re-connecting them with legions of adoring fans, old and new. With stunning performances from Coogan and Reilly, this warm-hearted and genuinely moving and humerous drama is a pure delight. (98 mins)
THEIR FINEST (12)

Gemma Arterton plays Catrin, a diffident young Welsh woman with no screenwriting experience, who lands a job making short propaganda films for the Ministry of Information at the height of the Blitz with a makeshift cast and crew. Partnered alongside jaded fellow screenwriter, Buckley (Sam Claflin), the pair set off to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation as well as capturing the imagination of the American population and inspire the U.S. to enter the war. This charming adaptation of Lissa Evan’s novel is witty, romantic, moving and ultimately uplifting and benefits from beautiful cinematography and impressive set design. The performances are universally excellent with Bill Nighy as a vain and ageing ham and Jeremy Irons as the dictatorial but out-of-touch Secretary of War on top comic form. (117 mins)
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS (12)
This is the astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of 19, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth from the same New York adoption agency and adopted to different parents. The trios joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to global fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and unimaginable secret that goes far beyond their own lives - a secret that might one day answer key questions at the heart of all human behaviour. Tim Wardle’s compelling, spry & endlessly watchable documentary drama truly highlights the adage that ‘truth is stranger than fiction’. (97 mins)
TOLKIEN (12)
As a young student, J.R.R. Tolkien finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood soon strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War threatens to tear their fellowship apart. These early life experiences later inspire the budding author to write the classic fantasy novels "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." This beautifully photographed biopic stars Nicholas Hoult as Tolkien, with excellent support from Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi & Pam Ferris. (111 mins)

TUCKED (15)
When veteran Brighton drag queen Jackie Collins receives a diagnosis with six weeks to live, all he wants to do is perform his long-running act and behave as if all is normal. But between a surprising new friendship with a rising young queen (Jordan Stephens) and unfinished business with his estranged daughter, he may just have the most eventful month and a half of his life. A feel-good film with charm and humor as well as surprising insight into our evolving understanding of gender identity across generations. Performances are uniformally excellent with veteran Derren Nesbit outstanding in the central role, displaying a tragic comic pathos with an almost Shakespearian edge, in a poignant study of acceptance and reconciliation. (120 mins)

THE UPSIDE (12)
Phillip (Bryan Cranston) is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a carer to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell (Kevin Hart), a struggling parolee who’s trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom as Dell and Phillip rediscover the joy of living life to the fullest. Based on a true story, this heart felt comedy is directed by Neil Burger and also stars Nicole Kidman and Julianna Margulies. (121 mins)
THE VANISHING (15)
Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan and Connor Swindells star in this tense, unusual & very powerfully performed thriller based on true events. After three lighthouse keepers arrive for work on a remote Scottish isle, they make a fateful discovery: a wrecked rowboat - with a chest full of gold. As a mysterious boat heads towards the island, the three men make a choice that will change their lives forever, ensnaring them in a web of greed, paranoia and murder. (107 mins)
WHAT MEN WANT (15)
Passed up for a well-deserved promotion, sports agent Ali Davis wonders what else she needs to do to succeed in a man's world. Hoping to find answers from a psychic, Ali drinks a weird concoction that suddenly allows her to hear what men are thinking. Using her newfound ability, Ali starts to turn the tables on her obnoxious male colleagues while racing to sign the next basketball superstar. Inspired by the Nancy Meyers hit romantic comedy WHAT WOMEN WANT, this likeable easy going comedy stars Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge & Richard Roundtree. (117 mins)
THE WHITE CROW (12)
Rudolf Nureyev’s escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas in 1961 in Paris leads him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB, where he is forced to make a heart-breaking decision that may change the course of his life forever and put his family and friends in terrible danger. From Nureyev’s poverty-stricken childhood to student dancer in Leningrad, to his arrival at the epicentre of western culture in Paris in the early 1960s and a nail-biting stand-off at the Le Bourget airport, this is an incredible journey by a unique artist who transformed the world of ballet forever. Directed by Ralph Fiennes with Oleg Ivenko as Nureyev. (127 mins)
WILD ROSE (15)
Fresh out of jail & bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek, free-spirited Rose-Lynn (Jesse Buckley) dreams of getting out of Glasgow and making it as a country singer in the USA, while her frustrated mum Marion (Julie Walters) urges her daughter to focus on supporting her young children. Taking a cleaning job, she finds an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house but will she escape the shackles of Glasgow and her roots to follow her dreams of Nashville? This is a heart-warming, feel-good, coming–of-age comedy drama about mothers and daughters and dreams and reality with terrific performances. (96 mins)

YESTERDAY (12)
Jack Malik was just another struggling songwriter...but that was yesterday. After a mysterious blackout, Jack (Himesh Patel) discovers he is the only person on earth who remembers The Beatles! As he rockets to fame by passing off the Fab Four's songs as his own, Jack risks losing Ellie (Lily James) - the one person who has loved him and believed in him from the start. Before the door to his old life closes forever, Jack must decide if all he needs is love, after all. Kate McKinnon and Ed Sheeran also star in this crowd pleasing, critically acclaimed romantic musical comedy from Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle ('Slumdog Millionaire') and screenwriter Richard Curtis ('Love Actually'). (116 mins)

 

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