- Switzerland / UK / France / US / Ireland
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Julian Schnabel
- Cast: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac
Vincent Van Gogh (Dafoe) discovers the landscape of Arles and meets the locals. Dafoe gives a supremely committed performance, by turns touchingly sweet, achingly vulnerable and a bit scary, and Delhomme’s cinematography is ravishing; possibly one of the definitive films about this troubled genius.
Thu 1 Aug
- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Rob Sitch
- Cast: Sam Neill, Billy Mitchell, Roz Hammond
When the power goes out at a remote Australian antenna integral to the Appollo 7 mission, an unlikely group of locals step up to save the day.
Thu 18 Jul
- 1h 52min
- Directed by: Chris Foggin
- Cast: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays, David Hayman
Danny (Mays) is a music industry talent handler who arrives in Cornwall on a stag night, and discovers the titular (real-life) folk singers and signs them. Mays is a watchable lead and generates rom-com chemistry with Middleton, the daughter of the group’s grouchy Jim (Purefoy). An undemanding yarn with nevertheless the power to do some cockle-warming.
Thu 25 Jul
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Agnes Varda
Les Glaneurs is a peculiar film. On the one hand it's a jolly insight into the lives of an unknown social group in Europe, on the other it's a profoundly depressing document of a medieval method of survival that ought not to exist in 21st century Europe. The titular gleaners are those people who subsist on the leftovers of society. Varda joins her subjects on the glean around France, and paints an affectionate picture of the ingenious methods used to overcome hardship. A cheerful, often witty portrait of an unfortunately common practice.
Sun 21 Jul
- 1h 43min
- Directed by: Michael Gordon
- Written by: Russell Rouse, Maurice Richlin, Stanley Shapiro, Clarence Greene
- Cast: Rock Hudson, Doris Day
Brad (Hudson) is a songwriter, Jan is an interior designer. They get together through a series of misunderstandings, but millionaire Jonathan Forbes (Tony Randall), who harbours an obsession with Jan, isn't happy about it. Fruity, camp as hell Day/Hudson vehicle. One of their best.
Thu 1 Aug
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