20th Century Women (2016, USA) 119 mins, Cert. 15

Screenings at 2.30 & 7.30

Director: Mike Mills
Stars: Annette Benning, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, Lucas Jade Zumann
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Santa Barbara, 1979.

A mother at 40, Dorothea (Benning) doesn’t quite know what to do with her teenage son, so she enlists their punky lodger (Gerwig) and her best friend (Fanning) to help him understand the world.

With engaging characters, wry humour and a superb ensemble cast, Mills draws us into this slice of Californian life while deftly exploring the late 1970s as a social, cultural and political turning point.

Nominated for the Best Original Screenplay Oscar, this is a must for anyone who enjoys character-driven drama “crafted with tender precision” (The Telegraph).


Here is a link to the (pre release, film-festival) Review from The Guardian 


The Guardian review includes a link to a pre-release ‘teaser’ trailer.  The longer US-release Trailer can be seen below – [fvplayer src=”https://youtu.be/6JnFaltqnAY”]


David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 6th April 2017

Shows start at 2.30PM and 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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