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The Rex Cinema

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14 West Street, Wareham, England, BH20 4JX
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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 57min
  • Directed by: Barry Jenkins
  • Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Tish (Layne) and Fonny (James) are friends since childhood who grow up to realise that they’re soulmates, but then Fonny gets arrested and charged with rape. Jenkins’s follow-up to Moonlight is an enchanting, heartbreaking love story, adapted from James Baldwin’s novel. A great film with anger in its tender heart.

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Instant Family

Instant Family
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 58min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sean Anders
  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Pete (Wahlberg) and Elie (Byrne) are a couple who decide to try fostering children, and they take in teenage Lizzy (Moner) and her siblings. A good vehicle for Wahlberg’s blue-collar charm, with humour that feels earned and details that have the smack of real experience. Manipulative but likable.

Fri 29 Mar
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Mon 1 Apr

Prosperos Books

1991 British avant-garde adaptation of The Tempest written and directed by Peter Greenaway and starring Sir John Gielgud as Prospero(Certificate 15)

Wed 5 Jun

£2–£8

Wild Strawberries

Wild Strawberries
  • 1957
  • Sweden
  • 1h 34min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Written by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Cast: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

Following an appalling, symbol-laden nightmare, an elderly professor (Sjöström) finds himself reliving his life as he travels to an academic awards ceremony. Bergman's customary bleakness is shelved, with enjoyable results, while Sjöström's performance glows with feeling and intelligence.

Wed 27 Mar

Owned by the Purbeck Film Charitable Trust, The Rex has undergone improvements in recent years. The building, originally known as Oddfellows Hall, was originally built in 1889.

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