Season Six Films (2010/11) Download Season Six 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.

5 October 2010
The Painted Veil
USA/China (2006) 120 mins; Dir: John Curran; Stars: Edward Norton, Naomi Watts
A serious doctor and his frivolous wife travel in 1920s China to a remote village to fight a cholera outbreak. This W. Somerset Maugham story shows how sometimes the greatest journey is the distance between two people.
2 November 2010
In Bruges
UK (2008) 102 mins; Dir: Martin McDonagh; Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes
Black comedy about two hit-men lying low in Bruges, waiting for instructions from their crime-boss. Not content with sight-seeing, they seek adventure and find a bit more than they bargained on.
7 December 2010
White Wedding
South Africa (2009) 90 mins; Dir: Jann Turner; Stars: Kenneth Nkosi, Zandile Msutwana
Will Elvis and his best man get to Cape Town in time for his wedding rehearsals? Join them for their hilarious disaster-prone trip that tests love, commitment and friendship.
4 January 2011
High Noon
USA (1952) 81 mins; Dir: Fred Zinnemann; Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him in this powerful 1950s Western.
1 February 2011
Samson & Delilah
Australia(2009) 101 mins; Dir: Warwick Thornton; Stars: Rowan McNamara
When tragedy strikes, two teenage Aborigines turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. They discover that life isn't always fair but love never judges.
1 March 2011
House of Flying Daggers
China/Hong Kong (2004) 114 mins; Dir: Zhang Yimou; Stars: Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro
Tang Dynasty leaders use blind dancer Mei to lead them to rebel group House of Flying Daggers. But all is not as it seems in this story told with martial art skills and outstanding cinematography.
Film Day: Saturday 5 March 2011
How to Train Your Dragon
USA (2010) 94 mins; Dirs: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders; Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
A young viking befriends a young dragon - and discovers there may be more to the creatures than he had been led to believe.
Made in Dagenham
UK (2010) 108 mins; Dir: Nigel Cole; Stars: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Rosamund Pike
Based on the true story of the 1968 Ford sewing machinists' strike in protest at sexual discrimination.
5 April 2011
The Bridges of Madison County
USA (1995) 129 mins; Dir: Clint Eastwood Stars: Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson in 1960s America and they fall in love in this bitter-sweet romance.
3 May 2011
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
UK (2003) 133 mins; Dir: Peter Weir; Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in this exciting and refreshingly realistic action saga.
7 June 2011
Easy Virtue
UK (2008) 93 mins; Dir: Stephan Elliot; Stars: Colin Firth, Kristen Scott-Thomas
When young Englishman John Whittaker brings his new American bride home to meet his parents, marital bliss descends into bedlam in this stylish remake of NoŽl Coward's 1920s classic.
5 July 2011
Exit Through the Gift Shop
UK (2010) 82 mins; Dir: Banksy; Stars: Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, Rhys Ifans
The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. (Or is it?)
Shown as part of the HADCAF.