Rusthall Community Cinema
Films we all choose, watch, then discuss.

There will be a general meeting of all interested parties at 7.30pm on Friday 24th August at Sunnyside Community Hall. We will discuss volunteer roles, voting procedure, and the selection of which films to screen in the coming 6 month season. Refreshments provided, 90 minutes maximum, all welcome.

The Draughtsman's Contract

(1982; Cert. 15; Comedy, Drama, History)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 25th August


Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 on the door or £40 annual pass


come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

DIRECTOR Peter Greenaway
CAST INCLUDES   Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne Louise Lambert, Neil Cunningham, Hugh Fraser, Dave Hill
AWARDS      Winner of Grand Prix de l'UCCVenice Film Festival (N): Peter Greenaway
SYNOPSIS

Peter Greenaway's highly acclaimed first feature was filmed in the beautiful house and gardens of Groombridge near Tunbridge Wells. The drama is set in the late seventeenth century and the plot is one of intrigue between the sexes. Successful artist Mr Neville (Anthony Higgins) is commissioned by Mrs Herbert (Janet Suzman) to draw up her late husband's estate. Part of the contract includes the exchange of sexual favours between the two, but sexual intrigue soon turns to murder.

The Sound of Music (singalong)

(1965; Cert. U; Biography, Drama, Family)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 8th September


Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 on the door or £40 annual pass


come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

DIRECTOR    Robert Wise
CAST INCLUDES       Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood
AWARDS      OSCAR: Best Picture. Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
SYNOPSIS

Classic 1960s musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Former nun Maria (Andrews) becomes the governess for a family of seven children who live in the shadow of their domineering and repressed widower father Captain Von Trapp (Plummer). Along with the required discipline Maria brings love, music and excitement into the children's lives and also eventually begins to have an effect on their father. But just when things are looking up, the rise of Nazism and the threat of the coming war darkens all their futures.  The film is an adaptation of the 1959 stage musical of the same name, composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

Based on the memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp, the film is about a young Austrian woman studying to become a nun in Salzburg in 1938 who is sent to the villa of a retired naval officer and widower to be governess to his seven children.

Slumdog Millionaire

(2008; Cert. 15; Drama, Romance)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 22nd September


Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 on the door or £40 annual pass


come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

DIRECTOR    Danny Boyle
CAST INCLUDES        Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Irrfan Khan, Anil Kapoor
AWARDS      OSCAR: Best Motion Picture of the Year
SYNOPSIS

This Mumbai-set, rags-to-possible riches tale, co-directed by Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan, was the winner of eight Oscars at the 2009 Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Director. Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is an 18-year-old street kid from the slums of Mumbai. So what is he doing appearing on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'? How can a young man from his background of poverty have acquired the knowledge to be only one correct answer away from winning 20 million rupees? With only one more question to be asked, however, the dream turns to nightmare. As the hooter sounds to signal the end of the show, Jamal is arrested and accused of cheating. No-one can believe that he could really know all of the answers he has given. As Jamal tells the story of his life to the police, the reasons for his success begin to appear. Will Jamal be freed to hear the final question and, if so, will he know the answer ?

The Greatest Showman

(2017; Cert. PG;  Biography, Drama, Musical )

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

3pm Sunday 30th September


Tickets: FREE to all - first come first seated maximum 100


come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

DIRECTOR    Michael Gracey
CAST INCLUDES         Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron
AWARDS      Golden Globe - Best Original Song - Motion Picture
SYNOPSIS

Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur the line between reality and fiction. Thirsty for innovation and hungry for success, the son of a tailor will manage to open a wax museum but will soon shift focus to the unique and peculiar, introducing extraordinary, never-seen-before live acts on the circus stage. Some will call Barnum's wide collection of oddities, a freak show; however, when the obsessed showman gambles everything on the opera singer Jenny Lind to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will somehow lose sight of the most important aspect of his life: his family. Will Barnum risk it all to be accepted ?

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