The following films are programmed for the cinema season 2018
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Thursday 18th October 2018
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award nominee Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Running time: 1 hr 55 mins plus one interval.
Film Star’s Don’t Die In Liverpool
Thursday 8th November 2018
Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. 2017
Running time: 1 hr 23 mins plus one interval.
Thursday 13th December 2018
Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship. 2006
Running time: 2 hr 10 mins plus one interval.
Thursday 3rd January 2019
An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she’s raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother’s ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father. 2008
Running time: 1 hr 24 mins plus one interval.
The Children Act
Thursday 7th February 2019
In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons. 2017
Running time: 1 hr 25 mins plus one interval.
Jean de Florette
Thursday 7th March 2019
In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield through the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter’s hearts, they think only of getting the water. (subtitles) 1986
Running time: 1 hr 56 mins plus one interval.
Mamma Mia here We Go Again
Thursday 4th May 2019
Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father. 2018
Running time: 1 hr 54 mins plus one interval.
Manon de Source
Thursday 2nd May 2019
In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (subtitles) 1986
Running time: 1 hr 28 mins plus one interval.