The following films are programmed for the cinema season 2018
Jean de Florette
Thursday 7th March 2019
The first of two films set in rural France. 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 The second film Manon Des Source completing the story will be screened in May.
Running time: 1 hr 56 mins plus one interval.
Mamma Mia here We Go Again
Thursday 4th April 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.