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Films normally start at 7.30pm in The Guildhall of St George, King Street.   Members and their guests can sign in from approx 7pm.

 

Forthcoming Film Dates for your Diary

Guildhall Screenings
Thursday 14th October – AFTER LOVE
Thursday 28th October – SAINT MAUD
Thursday 11th November – MINARI
Thursday 9th December – WHITE CHRISTMAS

Welcoming you back to the Guildhall!


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Thursday 14thOctober 7.30pm
AFTER LOVE

Drama — (2020) — 89 mins — Cert 12A
infrequent strong language

Director: Aleem Khan
Cast includes Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss


 
Set in the port town of Dover, Mary Hussain suddenly finds herself a widow following the unexpected death of her husband. A day after the burial, she discovers he has a secret just twenty-one miles across the English Channel in Calais.

 

 


 

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Thursday 28thOctober 7.30pm
SAINT MAUD

Drama Horror — (2019) — 84 mins — Cert 15
strong violence, sex, disturbing images, very strong language

Director: Rose Glass
Cast includes Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight, Morfydd Clark, Rosie Sansom, Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery


Live-in nurse Maud (Morfydd Clark) arrives at the home of Amanda (Jennifer Ehle), a famous dancer now frail from illness and trapped in her grand, isolated house. At first, Amanda is intrigued by this religious young woman, who provides a distraction from her failing health. Maud, in turn, is bewitched by her new patient. But Maud is not all that she seems. She is tormented by a violent secret from her past and by ecstatic messages she believes are directly from God. She becomes convinced she has been sent to Amanda not simply as a nurse, but to serve a divine purpose. As her grip on reality slides out of control, Maud’s care turns into a deadly mission to save Amanda’s soul, by any means necessary.

 

 


 

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Thursday 11thNovember 7.30pm
MINARI

Drama — (2020) — 120 mins — Cert 12
rude gesture, suicide references

Director: Lee Isaac Chung
Cast includes Yuh-jung Youn, Yeri Han, Steven Yeun


Yearning to own a small patch of land and be more than a chicken sexer, the ambitious paterfamilias, Jacob Yi, relocates his Korean-American family: sceptical wife, Monica, and their children, David and Anne, from California to 1980s rural Arkansas, to start afresh and capture the elusive American Dream. However, new beginnings are always challenging, and to find out what is best for the family, let alone start a 50-acre farm to grow and sell Korean fruits and vegetables, is easier said than done. But, amid sincere promises, cultural unease, fleeting hopes, and the ever-present threat of financial disaster, Jacob is convinced that he has found their own slice of Eden in the rich, dark soil of Arkansas. Can grandma Soonja’s humble but resilient minari help the Yi family figure out their place in the world?

 

 


 

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Thursday 9thDecember 7.30pm
WHITE CHRISTMAS

Musical — (1954) — 119 mins — Cert U

Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast includes Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Mary Wickes, Dean Jagger


Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act.   Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act.   When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner.   A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.

 

 


 

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