SORRY WE MISSED YOU

SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. It’s hard work, and his wife’s job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.

2019 | Dir Ken Loach | 100min | UK |  France |  Belgium 

The programme will also include our current BRIT School Showcase film 6mm Wars (12A, 6 min) directed by Olli Slatter. This Year 13 documentary introduces a combat sport. We’re delighted that Olli will attend the 7.30pm screening and will participate in a short Q&A directly after his film is shown.

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Ticket Prices: £8.00 (Standard), £6.50 (Concessions), £5.00 (25 and under).

SORRY WE MISSED YOU

SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Tuesday 7 January 2020 at 7.30pm

Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. It’s hard work, and his wife’s job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.

2019 | Dir Ken Loach | 100min | UK |  France |  Belgium 

The programme will also include our current BRIT School Showcase film 6mm Wars (12A, 6 min) directed by Olli Slatter. This Year 13 documentary introduces a combat sport.

Play Video


Ticket Prices: £8.00 (Standard), £6.50 (Concessions), £5.00 (25 and under).

I, Daniel Blake (2016, UK/Fr/Bel) cert. 15

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Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

And a fourth screening for the biggest selling film (yet) of our 2016-17 season! 

Read on…

The pressures of making recent David Lean presentation Jimmy’s Hall had led to Ken Loach becoming (at least semi-)retired.  But an unexpected (even by the winner) election result in 2015 and the prospect of 5 years of unconstrained austerity is credited (in the recent BBC documentary on Loach – ‘Versus’) with bringing him back – to give us I, Daniel Blake. (Shades of David Bowie’s 1971 ‘Song for Bob Dylan’?)

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Recovering from a major heart attack Blake, a carpenter in the North East of England is struggling to come to terms with the bureaucracy of the modern welfare system. 

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This leads him into contact with Katie, a single mother of two who is also encountering problems, having been relocated 300 miles north from her London homeless hostel and conflict with the system.

 

Loach’s heartfelt and often funny drama, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, is a “blunt, dignified and brutally moving” (The Guardian) depiction of the human cost behind contemporary Britain’s “skiver and striver” rhetoric.

 

 

 

That Review from The Guardian is: here,

while the UK Trailer can be seen below…..

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David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Wednesday 21st December 2016

Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

– click on the time to make a booking

 

 

 

I, Daniel Blake (2016, UK/Fr/Bel, 100 mins) cert. 15

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Screenings at 2.30PM & 7.30PM

These screenings are now  sold out 

An additional evening screening has been arranged for 14th December.

Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

The pressures of making recent David Lean presentation Jimmy’s Hall had led to Ken Loach becoming (at least semi-)retired.  But an unexpected (even by the winner) election result in 2015 and the prospect of 5 years of unconstrained austerity is credited (in the recent BBC documentary ‘Versus’) with bringing him back – to give us I, Daniel Blake. (Shades of David Bowie’s 1971 ‘Song for Bob Dylan’?)

i-daniel-blake-banner-500

Recovering from a major heart attack Blake, a carpenter in the North East of England is struggling to come to terms with the bureaucracy of the modern welfare system. 

i-daniel-blake-column-200

 

This leads him into contact with Katie, a single mother of two who is also encountering problems, having been relocated 300 miles north from her London homeless hostel and conflict with the system.

 

Loach’s heartfelt and often funny drama, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, is a “blunt, dignified and brutally moving” (The Guardian) depiction of the human cost behind contemporary Britain’s “skiver and striver” rhetoric.

 

 

 

That Review from The Guardian is: here,

while the UK Trailer can be seen below…..

[fvplayer src=”https://youtu.be/ahWgxw9E_h4″]

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 22nd November 2016

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

– click on the time to make a booking