DISOBEDIENCE (15) – 2017 UK/Ireland/USA 114 mins

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola

Following the death of her father, Ronit (Weisz) returns to the North London Orthodox Jewish community of her childhood, from which she was previously ostracised. Persuaded to stay at the home of her friend Dovid (Nivola) and his wife Esti (McAdams), Ronit feels increasingly uncomfortable in this ultra-religious environment – and she and Esti share a secret past. “A gorgeously acted, written and directed spellbinder” (Rolling Stone) from the director of A Fantastic Woman.

 



David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 17 January 2019

Shows start at 2.30 and 7.30 pm, ticket prices £7.50 & £6.00 (concessions).
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A FANTASTIC WOMAN (15) – 2017 Chile/Ger/Spa/USA 104 min – subtitled

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco

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Marina’s life falls apart on the death of her mature lover Orlando. His family take over arrangements, exclude her, and treat her with contempt because she was born a man. Image of film

Everything they shared including the dog are removed and she is forced to move in with her sister, but Marina will not go quietly and is prepared to fight for what is hers and her right to mourn the love of her life.

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Exuberant and life-affirming in the style of Pedro Almodóvar’s earlier work, A Fantastic Woman is our second Foreign Language Oscar nominee of the month.
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Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing A Bright Girl She Was (3.23 min), directed by Nancy-Belle Hannah-Griffiths. We’re pleased to announce that Nancy-Belle will attend this screening, and will participate in a brief Q&A directly after her film is shown.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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