THE LITTLE STRANGER (12A) – 2018 UK/Ire/Fra 111 min

Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Charlotte Rampling, Will Poulter

Lenny Abrahamson follows the award-winning Room with this well-crafted adaptation of Sarah Waters’ modern gothic novel. In 1947, Doctor Faraday begins to minister to the Ayres family, who are finding it difficult to live at Hundred Hall, their stately home which Faraday remembers from his childhood, but which is now run-down and subject to supernatural disturbances. A subtle mystery, exposing the social upheaval of post-war Britain, well-acted by the cast, especially Ruth Wilson.



David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 8 November 2018

Shows start at 2.30 and 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (PG) – 2017 UK 107 min

Screenings at 11.00* am & 7.30 pm
11:00 screening subtitled for those with a hearing loss.
Director: Simon Curtis
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Will Tilston, Kelly Macdonald

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Successful author A.A. Milne returns from the trenches shell-shocked and determined to write the great anti-war book. When his socialite wife escapes to London, leaving him and the nanny to look after their son, a bond develops that leads him to create a series of books based on their time together. But the fame that comes at a cost to the whole Milne household in this “unsparing cautionary tale about the poisonous effects of sudden and unwanted stardom” (BBC).

Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department.
For this film we are showing Storybook Ending (3.35 mins), directed by Harry Holland. A little girl must find all her childhood friends before bedtime.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 16 November 2017

Shows start at 11.00 am & 7.30 pm, ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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