Season Four Films (2008/09) Download Season Four Programme

Most of our screenings use a standard DVD and the classifications shown here are for that medium. Where a DVD ("Video") certification is not available, the film's original theatrical rating is used. Click the IMDb and BBFC logos for more information about each film. The BBFC links are for the original theatrical releases because these usually have more detailed information about content. Timings are for the DVD version, which for technical reasons are always slightly shorter than the theatrical version.

7 October 2008
Se Jie (Lust, Caution)
USA/China (2007) 152 mins; Dir: Ang Lee; Stars: Tony Leung, Chiu Wai, Joan Chen
An espionage thriller set in WWII-era Shanghai in which a young woman gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure.
4 November 2008
In the Shadow of the Moon (& Director's Talk)
UK (2007) 96 mins; Dir: David Sington
Gripping feature documentary in which the surviving members of NASAʼs Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.
2 December 2008
The Man in the White Suit
UK (1951) 82 mins; Dir: Alexander Mackendrick; Stars: Alec Guinness
Classic Ealing comedy about what happens to an altruistic inventor when he invents a fabric that resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity.
6 January 2009
No Country for Old Men
US (2007) 117 mins; Dir: Coen Brothers; Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Woody Harrelson
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than 2 million dollars in cash.
3 February 2009 - Double Bill
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
Finland (1989) 76 mins; Dir: Aki Kaurismaki; Stars: Matti Pellonpaa
This cult film follows the Leningrad Cowboys, a Finnish rock band, as they travel to America to seek their fame and fortune.
The Guernica Children
UK (2005) 40 mins; Dir: Steve Bowles
Documentary about the Basque children evacuated to Southampton during the Spanish Civil War.
3 March 2009
The Manchurian Candidate
USA (1962) 126 mins; Dir: John Frankenheimer; Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury
The classic original. A former Korean POW is brainwashed into becoming a assassin. However another former prisoner may know how to save him.
7 April 2009
UK (2008) 92 mins; Dir: Jason Reitman; Stars: Ellen Page, Michael Cera
Faced with an unwanted pregnancy an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
5 May 2009
Pan's Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)
Mexico/Spain/USA (2006) 119 mins; Dir: Guillermo del Toro; Stars: Ivana Baquero, Sergi Lopez
In 1940s fascist Spain, the bookish stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into a captivating fantasy world. This Oscar winner is a creative yet challenging tour de force.