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The Many Saints Of Newark

Tuesday 26 October 2021

7:30 pm

The much-anticipated feature film prequel to David Chase’s groundbreaking, award-winning HBO drama series “The Sopranos.”

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Prisoners Of the Ghostland

Friday 29 October 2021

7:30 pm

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing.

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The Ghost of Winifred Meeks

Saturday 30 October 2021

7:30 pm

Anna James rents a remote farmhouse in Suffolk to work on the latest of a series of teen crime novels. Soon, however, her idyll becomes unsettled by the presence of an unquiet spirit – the former lady of the house, Winifred Meeks.

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The Haunted Hotel + Q&A

Sunday 31 October 2021

7:00 pm

Since 1518, the premises of the legendary Great White Horse Hotel in Ipswich have offered a night’s rest to such diverse luminaries as Charles Dickens, George II and the Beatles.

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The Invisible Life Of Euridice Gusmao

Monday 1 November 2021

7:30 pm

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Follow the lives of two sisters as they struggle against the repressive society of mid-century Rio de Janeiro.

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Sweetheart

Tuesday 2 November 2021

7:30 pm

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No 17-year-old dreams of spending a week with their family in a British Seaside Holiday Park. For socially conscious AJ (Nell Barlow) planning a gap year trip to knit jumpers for elephants is much more appealing.

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Sweetheart (captions)

Wednesday 3 November 2021

2:00 pm

No 17-year-old dreams of spending a week with their family in a British Seaside Holiday Park. For socially conscious AJ (Nell Barlow) planning a gap year trip to knit jumpers for elephants is much more appealing.

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My Little Sister

Friday 5 November 2021

2:00 pm

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Lisa has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school.

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The Last Duel

Friday 5 November 2021

7:15 pm

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The historical epic is a cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years War that explores the ubiquitous power of men, the frailty of justice and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth.

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Seven Samurai (2K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Saturday 6 November 2021

6:30 pm

When 16th-century farmers whose village is repeatedly attacked by merciless bandits ask an elderly, masterless samurai (Takashi Shimura) for help, offering nothing but food in return, he hesitantly agrees and assembles a band of warriors to defend and train the villagers.

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Throne Of Blood (2K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Sunday 7 November 2021

12:00 pm

A vivid Macbeth adaptation, Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in feudal Japan. 

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The Last Duel (captioned)

Wednesday 10 November 2021

2:00 pm

The historical epic is a cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years War that explores the ubiquitous power of men, the frailty of justice and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth.

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Never Gonna Snow Again

Friday 12 November 2021

2:00 pm

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When a mysterious stranger arrives in a gated community on the outskirts of a large Polish city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur.

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The French Dispatch

Friday 12 November 2021

7:30 pm

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On the death of its beloved Kansas-born editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., (Bill Murray) the staff of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blase, convenes to write his obituary.

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Yojimbo (2K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Saturday 13 November 2021

1:30 pm

A samurai drifts into a rural town divided between two gangs and proceeds to play one side off against the other, with events soon spiralling into violence

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The Green Knight

Saturday 13 November 2021

4:15 pm

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The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight.

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Tokyo Story (4K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Sunday 14 November 2021

1:00 pm

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A constant fixture in critics’ polls, Yasujiro Ozu’s most enduring masterpiece, Tokyo Story, is a beautifully nuanced exploration of filial duty, expectation and regret

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The French Dispatch (captioned)

Thursday 18 November 2021

2:00 pm

On the death of its beloved Kansas-born editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., (Bill Murray) the staff of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine, convenes to write his obituary.

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Cicada

Friday 19 November 2021

2:00 pm

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Thirty-something New Yorker Ben is stuck in life – between meaningless hook-ups and awkward sessions with his free-spirited therapist, Sophie

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Dune (2021)

Friday 19 November 2021

7:15 pm

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Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name.

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Early Spring (4K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Saturday 20 November 2021

12:45 pm

One of Ozu’s more melancholy films concerns a married office worker who embarks on an affair.

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Dune (David Lynch Version 1984)

Saturday 20 November 2021

4:00 pm

A Duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor’s rule.

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Early Summer (4K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Sunday 21 November 2021

12:15 pm

When family, friends and colleagues pressure Noriko – played with enigmatic brilliance by Setsuko Hara (Tokyo Story, Late Spring) – to marry, they provoke a surprising decision with wide-reaching consequences.

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Dune (captioned)

Tuesday 23 November 2021

2:00 pm

Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name.

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An Actor’s Revenge (4K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Saturday 27 November 2021

1:30 pm

This wildly melodramatic tale of a kabuki female impersonator who exacts a long-delayed revenge on the men who drove his parents to suicide is played out against a backdrop of comic rivalries between thieves in the Tokyo underworld.

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Funeral Parade of Roses (4K Reissue) (Japan Classics touring programme)

Sunday 28 November 2021

1:30 pm

Take a walk on the subversive side with Toshio Matsumoto’s wild, kaleidoscopic vision of the underground scene in 1960s Japan. A significant influence on Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, Matsumoto’s journey through the drag queen bars, dimly-lit nightclubs and student digs that defined Tokyo’s counter-cultural landscape is a hallucinogenic blast.

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