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Glasgow Film Theatre

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12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
  • Box office 0141 332 6535
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  • Website www.glasgowfilm.org/theatre/

Appropriate Behavior

Appropriate Behavior
  • 2014
  • US
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Desiree Akhavan
  • Cast: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit

Shirin struggles to balance different aspects of her life in order to establish an identity, from her role as the ideal daughter, to passing as a hip Brooklynite.

Fri 6 Mar
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Sun 8 Mar
Mon 9 Mar
Tue 10 Mar
Wed 11 Mar
Thu 12 Mar

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6
  • 2014
  • US
  • 108 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Chris Williams, Don Hall
  • Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Génesis Rodríguez, T. J. Miller, Daniel Henney, Maya Rudolph

Hiro (Potter) is a 14-year-old robotics genius who, after a family tragedy, teams up with inflatable robot Baymax (Adsit) to become crimefighting superheroes. This Disney adaptation of a Marvel comic deals with dark themes of loss and grief but also has plenty of heart and some big laughs, especially from Adsit.

Sat 7 Mar
Autism-friendly
Subtitled

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Romeo and Juliet

Bolshoi Ballet
  • 2013

This revival of Yuri Grigorovich's acclaimed 1978 production features outstanding choreography, sumptuous costumes and some of the composer's most lyrical music.

Sun 8 Mar

The Duke of Burgundy

The Duke of Burgundy
  • 2014
  • UK
  • 18
  • Directed by: Peter Strickland
  • Cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D'Anna, Monica Swinn

Cynthia (Knudsen) and Evelyn (D'Anna) are lovers who share a passion for the collection and study of winged insects, but their sadomasochistic mistress-servant relationship is threatened by Evelyn's insatiable appetites. The sensual imagery and tortured relationship are tempered by sensitive performances and surprisingly irreverent humour.

Mon 2 Mar
Tue 3 Mar
Wed 4 Mar
Thu 5 Mar

First Snowfall (La prima neve)

First Snowfall (La prima neve)
  • 2013
  • Italy
  • 104 min
  • Directed by: Andrea Segre
  • Cast: Matteo Marchel, Jean-Christophe Folly, Anita Caprioli

Italian drama.

Sat 7 Mar

Part of Italian Film Festival.

Glasgore: Horror/Cult Discussion Group

Monthly dicussion group for lovers of horror and cult cinema.

Wed 4 Mar

Il giovane favoloso

Il giovane favoloso
  • 2014
  • Italy
  • 137 min
  • Directed by: Mario Martone
  • Cast: Elio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popolizio

Based upon the short but fruitful life of illness-racked Italian poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi.

Sun 8 Mar

Part of Italian Film Festival.

Illustrious Corpses

Illustrious Corpses
  • 1976
  • France, Italy
  • 120 min
  • Directed by: Francesco Rosi
  • Cast: Lino Ventura, Tino Carraro, Marcel Bozzuffi

A detective is tasked to investigate the murders of Supreme Court judges, uncovering a conspiracy involving the Italian Communist Party.

Sun 8 Mar

Part of Italian Film Festival.

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
  • 2014
  • US
  • 105 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Zellner
  • Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, Kanako Higashi

Kumiko (Kikuchi) is a young single woman who becomes obsessed with the Coen brothers' Fargo, and flees her horrible life in Tokyo to go to Minnesota in search of the film's fictional buried treasure. Kikuchi gives a stripped-back, almightily moving performance in a unique, funny and ultimately crushing exploration of loneliness.

Tue 3 Mar
Wed 4 Mar
Thu 5 Mar

The Mafia Only Kills in Summer

The Mafia Only Kills in Summer
  • 2013
  • Italy
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Pierfrancesco Diliberto
  • Cast: Cristiana Capotondi, Pif, Alex Bisconti

Crime comedy.

Fri 6 Mar

Director and star Diliberto is expected to take part in a Q&A. Part of Italian Film Festival.

The Mattei Affair (Il Caso Mattei)

The Mattei Affair (Il Caso Mattei)
  • 1972
  • Italy
  • 116 min
  • Directed by: Francesco Rosi
  • Cast: Gian Maria Volonté, Luigi Squarzina, Gianfranco Ombuen

A biography of the life and suspicious death of Italy's famous oil merchant, a freedom fighter against the Nazi's and an investor in methane gas.

Sun 8 Mar

Part of Italian Film Festival.

Royal Shakespeare Company: Love's Labour's Lost

Royal Shakespeare Company: Love Labours Lost
  • 2014
  • UK

Shakespeare's comedy about a king trying to avoid womanly wiles, transposed to 1914.

Wed 4 Mar

Selma

Selma
  • 2014
  • US
  • 128 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ava DuVernay
  • Cast: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Tom Wilkinson

The story of the 1965 civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, with Martin Luther King (Oyelowo) facing a nervous President Johnson (Wilkinson) and Alabama's racist Governor Wallace (Roth). Among a stellar cast Oyelowo is exceptional, and DuVernay and Webb capture both the greatness and the limitations of King's achievements. Essential.

Mon 2 Mar
Tue 3 Mar
Wed 4 Mar
Thu 5 Mar

Still Alice

Still Alice
  • 2014
  • US
  • 101 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland
  • Cast: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Fri 6 Mar
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Mon 9 Mar
Tue 10 Mar
Wed 11 Mar
Thu 12 Mar

The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann
  • 1951
  • UK
  • 138 min
  • Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
  • Cast: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina

Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the opera of the same name. A poet has three romances throughout his life, each affecting his work in different ways.

Sun 8 Mar
Tue 10 Mar

White Bird in a Blizzard

White Bird in a Blizzard
  • 2014
  • US
  • 91 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gregg Araki
  • Cast: Eva Green, Shailene Woodley, Thomas Jane

Kat (Woodley) is negotiating late teenager-hood, with all its insecurities, when her troubled and extremely jealous mother Eve (Green) suddenly disappears. Woodley strikes the right balance between miserable teen and carefree spirit, Green further perfects her line in embittered rage, and loss permeates every moment of this melancholy mystery.

Fri 6 Mar
Sat 7 Mar
Sun 8 Mar
Mon 9 Mar
Tue 10 Mar
Wed 11 Mar
Thu 12 Mar

White God (Fehér Isten)

White God (Fehér Isten)
  • 2014
  • Hungary/Germany/Sweden
  • 121 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kornél Mundruczó
  • Cast: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth

Hagen, a mongrel dog, is abandoned by the father of his teenage owner (Psotta, terrific); he quickly learns street smarts and is ultimately driven to lead a rebellion against the humans. Arresting, Hungarian drama with extraordinary animal choreography, posing hard questions about how people treat animals – and other people. Thrilling stuff.

Mon 2 Mar
Tue 3 Mar
Wed 4 Mar
Thu 5 Mar

!Women Art Revolution

!Women Art Revolution
  • 2010
  • US
  • 83 min
  • e
  • Directed by: Lynn Hershman
  • Cast: Various

Director Lynn Hershman presents a compilation of interviews taken over a period of 40 years, representing artists, historians, curators and critics who shaped the Feminist Art Movement.

Sun 8 Mar

These Girls Created Themselves.

Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot

Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot
  • 2013
  • Italy
  • 106 min
  • Directed by: Matteo Oleotto
  • Cast: Giuseppe Battiston, Teco Celio, Rok Prasnikar

Zoran goes to live with his 40 year old misfit uncle Paolo, who isn't entirely happy about the situation. It is only when he discovers that Zoran is an amazing darts player that he changes his mind.

Sat 7 Mar

Followed by a Q&A with director Oleotto. Part of Italian Film Festival.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Originally built as the Cosmo in 1939, this was the first art-house cinema constructed outside London. From 1974, the B-Listed building became better known as the GFT and now features two screens and hosts the Glasgow Film Festival.

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