Programme - 2012/2013 Film Season

Programme - 2012/2013 Season
Date Title Description
Mon 24 Sept
Tue 25 Sept
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Gary Oldman and Colin Firth star in the multi award-winning adaptation of John le Carre’s Cold War thriller. George Smiley is coaxed out of retirement to track down a Soviet agent within MI6.
Dir: Tomas Alfredson /2011/UK/Cert 15 - 127mins
Mon 8 Oct
Tue 9 Oct
Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest critically acclaimed comedy includes many entertaining cinematic references. While on a family business trip to Paris, a newly engaged couple find their view of a perfect life somewhat challenged. Stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates.
Dir: Woody Alllen /2011/US/Spain/Cert 12A - 94min
Mon 15 Oct
Tue 16 Oct
Broken Embraces Blind writer Harry Caine seeks closure on a painful event that happened fourteen years ago, when he was directing his last movie under his real name, Mateo Blanco. Almodovar’s romantic thriller stars one of his favourite actresses, Penelope Cruz. Subtitles.
Dir: Pedro Almodóvar /2009/Spain/ Cert 15 - 127min
Mon 29 Oct
Tue 30 Oct
The Guard An Irish policeman with rather unorthodox methods and a confrontational approach is teamed up with a straight-laced FBI agent to break an international drug-smuggling ring. A comedy crime thriller starring Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle and Mark Strong.
Dir: John Michael McDonagh/2011/Eire/UK/Cert 15 96min
Mon 12 Nov
Tue 13 Nov
The Deep Blue Sea Adapted from Terence Rattigan’s play by director Terence Davies, Rachel Weisz stars as the wife of a British judge who is caught up in an ill-fated love affair with an ex-RAF pilot in 1950s London.
Dir: Terence Davies /2011/UK/USA/Cert 12A - 98min
Mon 19 Nov
Tue 20 Nov
Rumba Happy couple Fiona and Dom share a love for teaching and a passion for Latin dancing but a car accident one night throws their lives into turmoil. This heart-warming, quirky comedy stars its award winning directors and a supporting cast of non-professional actors. Subtitles.
Dir: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy/ 2008/France/Belgium/Cert PG - 74min
Mon 26 Nov
Tue 27 Nov
Mother (Madeo) A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her vulnerable young son for murder. A beautifully filmed story that is full of twists, turns and suspense. Subtitles.
Dir: Joon-ho Bong /2009/S.Korea//Cert 15 - 128min
Mon 10 Dec
The Artist This film will be preceded by a short AGM and seasonal mulled wine with mince pies. Pondering on his future as the “talkies” arrive, silent movie star George Valentin teams up with a bright new dancer. Superb BAFTA and OSCAR winning performances from Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo as they step back to the early days of Hollywood with some rousing dance routines.
Dir: Michel Hazanavicius/2011/ Fr/Belg/Cert PG - 100min
Mon 7 Jan
Tue 8 Jan
Monsieur Lazhar Algerian immigrant Bachir Lazhar stands in as the new teacher at a French Canadian primary school in a warm, upflifting story about coping with adversity. Subtitles.
Dir: Philippe Falardeau/2011/Canada/Cert PG - 94min
Mon 28 Jan
Tue 29 Jan
Peepli A poor farmer is forced to save his family from debt by signing up to a government scheme that sparks a media frenzy. Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan produces this entertaining take on contemporary India. Subtitles.
Dir: Anusha Rizvi /2010/India/Cert 15 - 104min
Mon 11 Feb
Tue 12 Feb
Route Irish Ken Loach’ s thought-provoking, gritty drama stars Mark Womack as a private security contractor in Iraq determined to seek the truth about his friend’s death. John Bishop co-stars in a serious role.
Dir: Ken Loach /2010/UK/ Cert 15 - 109min
Mon 25 Feb
Tue 26 Feb
MicMacs When video store clerk Bazil finds his life in ruins he and his friends take revenge on two big weapons manufacturers. A quirky crime comedy starring Danny Boon, André Dussholer and Nicolas Marié. Subtitles.
Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet /2009/Fr/Cert 12A - 119min
Mon 4 Mar
Tue 5 Mar
A Separation This intelligent drama takes a look at Iranian society through the eyes of a young married couple. Torn between giving their child a good life in another country or staying to care for an ailing parent, they make a decision that will test their relationship. Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012. Subtitles.
Dir: Asghar Farhadi /2011/Iran/Cert PG - 123min
Mon 25 Mar
Tue 26 Mar
Bridesmaids Rivalry between a maid of honour and a bridesmaid over who is the bride’s best friend, threatens to up-end the life of an out-of-work pastry chef in this lively comedy.
Dir: Paul Feig /2011/USA/Cert 15 - 125min
Mon 8 Apr
Tue 9 Apr
Carancho Pablo Trapero’s highly acclaimed thriller delves into the darker side of life in Buenos Aires. Ricardo Darin and Martina Gusman give award-winning performances as an attorney and a country doctor whose unusual love story leads to a powerful finale. Subtitles.
Dir: Pablo Trapero /2010/Argentina/Cert 15 - 107min
Mon 15 Apr
Tue 16 Apr
Potiche The eponymous “trophy wife” proves to be a formidable leader when her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees. Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star in this comedy about changing attitudes in the 1970s Subtitles.
Dir: Francois Ozon /2010/France/Cert 15 - 103min
Fri 26 April 2013
Supper Evening Put this date in your diaries!
Our Supper Evening film choice will be announced at the AGM on Mon 10th December 2012.
This is extra to the main programme and admission is by supper ticket only. Tickets may only be purchased by Members for themselves and their Guests and will be available about six weeks before the event.