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Ritz Belper

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76b King Street, Belper, England, DE56 1QA
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Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere

Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere
  • 2019

Nikiya, a temple dancer, is in love with the warrior Solor. The High Brahmin pursues Nikiya, and when she rejects him, he plans to take revenge on Solor.

Sun 20 Jan

Colette

Colette
  • 2018
  • UK / US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Wash Westmoreland
  • Cast: Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson, Fiona Shaw

Biopic of French writer Colette (Knightley), focusing on her early years and her wild days in fin-de-siecle Paris after her marriage to Henry Gauthier-Villars (West). Knightley is fantastic as the bisexual icon and the film becomes more playful as it goes on. A pleasurable rite of passage about a woman striving for independence.

Sat 19 Jan
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Thu 24 Jan

Free Solo

Free Solo
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Documentary about free solo climber Alex Honnold and his ambition to ascend El Capitan in Yosemite national park. Insightful and exhilarating, showing how Honnold’s personal life and background have affected his climbing, and how the filmmakers themselves had to take special efforts not to distract him into making a disastrous error.

Mon 21 Jan
Thu 24 Jan

The Old Man and The Gun

The Old Man and The Gun
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 33min
  • Directed by: David Lowery
  • Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Redford), a career criminal and perpetual prison escapee, who’s being chased by Texas lawman John Hunt (Affleck). Redford says it’ll be his last film and it’s a fitting ending: playful, highly entertaining and made with great skill.

Fri 25 Jan
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Tue 29 Jan

Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)

Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)
  • 2018
  • France/Belgium
  • 1h 30min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Laurent Tirard
  • Cast: Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant

In 1809, smooth-talking Captain Neuville (Dujardin) is called to the front, and Elisabeth (Laurent), sister of his heartbroken fiancée, fakes letters from him to her in which she eventually ‘kills’ him—but then he shows up. Engaging and likeable farce, with Dujardin turning up the charm and generating sparky chemistry with Laurent.

Sat 19 Jan
Wed 23 Jan

Royal Opera House: The Queen of Spades

Royal Opera House: The Queen of Spades
  • 2019

Tchaikovsky's most ambitious opera receives star treatment in Stefan Herheim's staging, with a cast including Eva-Maria Westbroek, Felicity Palmer and Aleksandrs Antonenko.

Tue 22 Jan

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie
  • 2018
  • UK / Canada / US
  • Directed by: Jon S. Baird
  • Cast: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Nina Arianda, Rufus Jones, Susy Kane

Stan Laurel (Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (Reilly) are touring postwar Britain in the hope of bankrolling their next picture, but their time seems to be passing. A classy, ambitious look at the gruelling nature of showbiz, weaving Laurel & Hardy’s routines into the fabric of the story; Coogan is particularly good and it’s a loving nod to two of cinema’s greats.

Fri 25 Jan
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This cinema replaces the original Ritz cinema which closed in 1991 after 72 years. Now a small indie venture with a mixed programming.

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