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Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema

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University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, PR1 2HE
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Burning (Korean With English Subtitles)

Burning (Beoning) | 2018 | Korean | Cert 15 | 148 minsStarring: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun Directed by: Chang-dong LeeAdapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami, Lee Chang-Dongs Burning follows the story of deliveryman Jongsu , who is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighbourhood. Friendly and flirtatious, she asks if he can look after her cat while shes away on a trip to Africa and he happily obliges.On her return, she asks Jongsu to meet her at the airport and promptly introduces him to Ben, an enigmatic young man she met during her trip. As the group spend more time together, Jongsu slowly gets to know the inscrutable visitor - until one day, Ben tells him about his most unusual hobby.This masterfully crafted movie teems with ambiguity, inevitability and sublime mystery. It won several awards including the Best Director Award in the 13th Asian Film Awards.

Thu 17 Oct

£2.50–£3

Capernaum (Arabic With English Subtitles)

Capernaum (Capharnam) | 2018 | Arabic | Cert 15 |126 minsStarring:Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw Directed by: Nadine LabakiIn a courtroom, a young boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) stands before a judge. He asks to sue his own parents for giving him life. The circumstances that have brought him to this point take us on a journey through his poverty-stricken upbringing in Beirut where he lives with his family.Forced to live by his wits in order to survive, Zains life reaches a turning point when his parents make an unforgivable deal that will see his younger sister married off. Left distraught by this terrible act, Zain takes to the road. While looking for work at a fairground, he befriends a young woman who is working illegally as a cleaner and helps to look after her adorable one-year-old baby, Jonas. Zain and Jonas form a touching bond but things get much more complicated when circumstances force Zain to make choices that will have huge ramifications.The film is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit- a battle cry for the forgotten, the unwanted and the lost that offers hope in the most unexpected of places.

Sun 20 Oct

£2.50–£3

Cj7 (Chinese With English Subtitles)

CJ7 (Cheung gong 7 hou) | 2008 | Chinese | Cert PG | 86 minsStarring: Stephen Chow, Yuqi Zhang Directed by: Stephen ChowSingle father Ti works tirelessly to earn enough money to keep his son, Dicky, enrolled in a private school, hoping the education will lead to better career options. Dicky studies diligently, but his threadbare clothing prompts the derision of his affluent classmates, making him feel like an outcast. Unable to purchase an expensive toy Dicky wants, Ti finds a glowing ball in a junkyard and gives it to him. Soon, the orb turns into Dickys new best friend.Chows film is a spellbinding modern-day fable for the whole family.

Sat 19 Oct

£2.50–£3

Dogman (Italian With English Subtitles)

Dogman | 2018 | Italian | Cert 15 | 103 minsStarring: Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce Directed by: Matteo GarroneIn a seaside village on the outskirts of an Italian city, where the only law seems to be survival of the fittest, Marcello is a slight, mild-mannered man who divides his days between working at his modest dog grooming salon, caring for his daughter Alida, and being coerced into the petty criminal schemes of the local bully Simoncino, an ex-boxer who terrorizes the neighbourhood. When Simoncinos abuse finally brings Marcello to a breaking point, he decides to stand up for his own dignity through an act of vengeance, with unintended consequences.Matteo Garrone, the master filmmaker begind Gomorrah returns to the crime thriller genre with the tension filled and relentlessly captivating Dogman.

Fri 18 Oct

£2.50–£3

The Heiresses (Spanish With English Subtitles)

The Heiresses (Las herederas)| 2018 | Spanish | Cert 12A |98 minsStarring: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun Directed by: Marcelo MartinessiChela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asuncin and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality as she finally begins to break out of her shell and engage with the world, embarking on her own personal, intimate revolution.Ana Brun mesmerises in an unmissable performance.

Sun 20 Oct

£2.50–£3

Shoplifters (Japanese With English Subtitles)

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) | 2018 | Japanese | Cert 15 | 121 minsStarring: Lily Franky, Sakura And Directed by: Hirokazu KoreedaAfter one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamus wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them…From visionary director Kore-eda Hirokazu comes a critically- acclaimed portrait of a makeshift family in Japan.

Sat 19 Oct

£2.50–£3

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