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Phoenix Cinema East Finchley

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52 High Road, East Finchley, England, N2 9PJ
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Capernaum

Capernaum
  • 2018
  • Lebanon
  • 2h 1min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nadine Labaki
  • Cast: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole

Zain (Al Rafeea) is a 12-year-old in Beirut who brings a court case against his parents for bringing him into the world. A captivating piece of storytelling with the rich sweep of a Dickens novel, beautifully photographed. A haunting salute to an indomitable human spirit.

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Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
  • 2003
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • U
  • Directed by: Andrew Stanton
  • Cast: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould

Pixar's delightful tale of a little fish and his daddy's attempts to find him when he gets scooped out of the water by a human. Clever, funny and better than The Little Mermaid (just).

Sat 23 Feb

Haunted Honeymoon

  • 1986
Sun 24 Feb

My Gal Sal

My Gal Sal
  • 1942
  • US
  • 1h 43min
  • Directed by: Irving Cummings
  • Cast: Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature, Carole Landis
Tue 26 Feb

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Mimi Leder
  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux

Biopic of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jones), focusing on her journey from law student in the 50s to crusading lawyer in the 70s. Jones brings emotional conviction and power to the role, and her chemistry with Hammer as her lawyer husband Marty is sweet. Inspirational stuff.

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The Ponds (Still Waters Run Deep)

  • 2018
  • 1h 44min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Patrick McLennan, Samuel Smith

Documentary following swimmers in London's Hampstead Heath ponds, who swim all year round.

Sun 24 Feb

Currently run by a charitable trust, Phoenix Cinema sits beneath an unusual vaulted ceiling dating back to 1910. It screens a mix of independent, mainstream and foreign films with actors and directors often introducing their work.

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