FILMS

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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.

To ensure all people attending our events feel comfortable and safe we ask that everyone wears face coverings until seated and leave at least one empty seat between themselves and the next ‘bubble’.

 

Forthcoming Film Dates for your Diary

Thursday 14th July – ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON
Thursday 11th August – PETITE MAMAN
Thursday 25th August – RAMS
Thursday 8th September – BELFAST
Thursday 6th October – THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN
Thursday 27th October – THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

Welcoming you back to the Guildhall!


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Thursday 14thJuly 6pm
Hog Roast with veggie option
Ferry Lane Social Club

Full information is on the Close-Ups and Social Events page
 

Thursday 14thJuly 7.30pm
ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON

Drama — (2017) — 103 mins — Cert 12
moderate violence, gruesome images

Director: Christopher Menaul
Cast includes John Hannah, Jenny Seagrove, Amanda Abbington, Julian Kostov, Felicite Du Jeu, Ronan Keating


Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war’s course. The tension mounts as it becomes clear that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the British soil, and the island-community spirit begins to fray under pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty. Against this backdrop, Lou fights to preserve her family’s sense of humanity and to protect the Russian boy as if he was her own.

 

 

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Thursday 11thAugust 7.30pm
PETITE MAMAN

Drama — (2017) — 73 mins — Cert U
In French with English sub-titles
very mild references to bereavement

Director: Céline Sciamma
Cast includes Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse, Stéphane Varupenne


Following the death of her beloved grandmother, 8-year-old Nelly accompanies her parents to her mother’s childhood home to begin the difficult process of cleaning out its contents. As Nelly explores the house and nearby woods, she is immediately drawn to a neighbour her own age building a tree-house. What follows is a tender tale of childhood grief, memory and connection.
 

 

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Thursday 25thAugust 7.30pm
RAMS

Comedy Drama — (2020) — 119 mins — Cert 12
moderate bad language, threat, upsetting scenes

Director: Jeremy Sims
Cast includes Sam Neill, Michael Caton, Miranda Richarson


In remote Western Australia, two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton), are at war. Raising separate flocks of sheep descended from their family’s prized bloodline, the two men work side by side yet are worlds apart. When Les’s prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley. While Colin attempts to stealthily outwit the powers that be, Les opts for angry defiance. But can the warring brothers set aside their differences and have a chance to reunite their family, save their herd, and bring their community back together?

 

 

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Thursday 8thSeptember 7.30pm
BELFAST

Biography-Drama-History — (2021) — 98 mins — Cert 12A
moderate threat, discrimination, infrequent strong language

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast includes Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds


Belfast, 15th August 1969. Surrounded by sporadic violence and growing danger, nine-year-old Buddy finds himself confronted with the ugly reality of sectarian conflict. And, as the suffocating stranglehold of increasing turmoil tightens around his once-peaceful working-class neighbourhood, Buddy tries his best to understand The Troubles — after all, someone must be responsible for forcing people to flee their homes. Now, Buddy’s family must come face to face with a nearly impossible, life-altering decision: stay or start packing?
 


 

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Thursday 6thOctober 7.30pm
THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN

Biography-Drama-History — (2021) — 111 mins — Cert 12
infrequent strong language

Director: Will Sharpe
Cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones


The true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, psychedelic pictures transformed the public’s perception of cats forever. Set in the early 1900s, we follow Wain as he seeks to unlock the “electrical” mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).
 


 

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Thursday 27thOctober 7.30pm
THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

Comedy – Drama – Romance — (2021) — 128 mins — Cert 15
Norwegian with English subtitles

Director: Joachim Trier
Cast includes Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Herbert Nordrum, Hans Olav Brenner


The Worst Person in the World is a modern drama about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo.   It chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Renate Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
 


 

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