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Swallows and Amazons (2016, UK) cert. PG

December 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

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Director: Philippa Lowthorpe
Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Harry Enfield

An additional, holiday period outing for this film, which proved very popular when screened at half-term.

Arthur Ransome’s classic novel comes to life in this new adaptation, following the Walker children on their adventure to claim an island in the Lake District.

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Heading over there on the boat Swallow, they soon discover they’re not alone….

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Another gang of children, the Amazons, have already set up camp there, and a battle for the island begins.

 

But with Britain on the brink of war, real battles aren’t far away, and their childhood paradise is turned upside-down.

 

 

Filmed on location on Coniston Water, where Ransome’s original story was set (except for the Walker’s farmhouse, which could not be used as it had recently had modern double-glazing installed….).

 

Review (Telegraph): here

and the Trailer below:

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Wednesday 28th December 2016

Show starts at 11.00AM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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Date:
December 28, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 12:45 pm
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Venue

David Lean Cinema
Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St
Croydon, Surrey CR9 1ET United Kingdom
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