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Coo-coo-ca-choo

Recognise this one? Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her teenage daughter, Elaine. On Thursday 30th November,...

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Citizen Jane

Citizen Jane Our main film on Thursday is Citizen Jane, a documentary about that true hero of city-planners: Jane Jacobs. It describes her battle to protect New York’s neighbourhoods in the face of the all-powerful city-boss Robert Moses. Arguably no one did more to...

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Dominic Smith

Dominic Smith Our film choices for June have been specially curated as a complementary pair, and we are delighted to announce that the short will be presented by its Director, Dr Dominic Smith. Dominic's film is entitled ‘Between wind and water’ - the nautical term...

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Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann Our next film is “the funniest German comedy you will ever see" ! What more can we say? Nothing. Instead, read the RAVE REVIEWS generated by this almost-3-hours of brilliance. This tender German comedy is a moving, often hilarious portrait of an unusual...

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Love on the Dole

Love on the Dole Our next film is “a very sordid story in a very sordid surrounding." So said the Censors in 1936, illustrating the nervousness about the project on moral and political grounds. Indeed when finally cleared 5 years later, the film was the first English...

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The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner Only Altrincham Film Club can bring you a Christmas film based on a 1940’s Hungarian play which morphed in to a Broadway musical in the 1960’s (She Loves Me) and ended up as You’ve Got Mail in the 1990’s. So why not come and share our 1960’s...

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Mustang

MUSTANG (2015) Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven (Turkish, subtitled) The extraordinary MUSTANG is set in rural Turkey. It tells the story of five orphaned sisters, who live with their grandmother in a large and remote house. The family is not poor, but it is...

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Housekeeping

HOUSEKEEPING (1988) directed by Bill Forsyth "a clear-eyed, brow-furrowed, haunting comedy..." In a land where the people are narrow and suspicious, where do they draw the line between madness and sweetness? Between those who are unable to conform to society’s norm...

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Mid August Lunch

"A wonderfully patient, delicately observed film; warm, generous, never for a moment sentimental or patronising, never exploiting dottiness and eccentricity." Phillip French The Film Club you've come to love welcomes you back after the summer break with the kind of...

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Brazil in all its glory at Central Station

The movie Central Station has touched audiences around the world. The true heart of Rio de Janeiro is not Copacabana beach or the outstretched arms of the statue of the Redeemer - but Central do Brasil station. Four hundred thousand people pass through Rio's Central...

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