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

Hannah and Her Sisters

(1986; Cert. 15; Comedy, Drama, Romance)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 27th January 


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    Woody Allen
CAST INCLUDES  Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine 
OSCARS Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
SYNOPSIS

A Woody Allen Manhattan mosaic, Hannah and Her Sisters concerns the lives, loves, and infidelities among a tightly-knit artistic clan. Hannah (Mia Farrow) regularly meets with her sisters Holly (Dianne Wiest) and Lee (Barbara Hershey) to discuss the week's events. It's what they don't always tell each other that forms the film's various subplots. Hannah is married to accountant and financial planner Elliot (Michael Caine), who carries a torch for Lee, who in turn lives with pompous Soho artist Frederick (Max Von Sydow). Meanwhile, Holly, a neurotic actress and eternal loser in love, dates TV producer Mickey (Allen), who used to be married to Hannah and spends most of the film convinced that he's about to die. Appearing in supporting parts are Lloyd Nolan and Maureen O'Sullivan (Farrow's real mom), as the eternally bickering husband-and-wife acting team who are the parents of Hannah and her sisters. The film begins and ends during the family's traditional Thanksgiving dinner, filmed in Farrow's actual New York apartment.

The Red Turtle

(2016; Cert. PG; Animation, Fantasy)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 17th February


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    Michael Dudok de Wit
CAST INCLUDES  Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy
AWARDS   Oscar nominated: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
SYNOPSIS

Director: Michaël Dudok De Wit. France/Belgium/Japan 2015. 80 mins. Renowned Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli’s first-ever international co-production is a perfect collaboration with Oscar-winning Dutch animator Michaël Dudok De Wit. The Red Turtle, almost a decade in the making, is a dialogue-free fable about a castaway on a desert island, and a touching ode to the cycle of life and the resilience of family. Presented with an elegant simplicity, the sublime visuals pack a real emotional punch. Described by critics as a ‘quiet little masterpiece’ and a ‘wordless wonder’, The Red Turtle won the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Cannes. Michaël Dudok De Wit previously made the Oscar-winning animated short Father And Daughter in 2000.

There will be a film selection and general meeting on Friday 23rd February at 7.30pm in Sunnyside Hall.  All welcome.

Cinema Paradiso

(1988; Cert. 15; Drama)
A simple cinephile show
At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 10th March


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    Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST INCLUDES  Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio, Antonella Attili, Enzo Cannavale, Isa Danieli, Leo Gullotta, Pupella Maggio, Agnese Nano, Leopoldo Trieste, Tano Cimarosa, Nicola Di Pinto, Roberta Lena, Nino Terzo, Brigitte Fossey, Nellina Lagana, Turi Giuffrida, Mariella Lo Giudice, Giorgio Libassi
AWARDS   Oscar: Best Foreign Language Film. BAFTA: Best Film not in the English Language 
SYNOPSIS

Director Guiseppe Tornatore's bittersweet, Oscar-winning film focuses on the effect that cinema had on the inhabitants of a small Sicilian village during World War Two. After receiving news of the death of his old friend Alfredo (Philippe Noiret), a famous movie director returns to his home village after spending 30 years away. In flashback, he recalls his fatherless childhood, his fascination with the films he saw at the local cinema and his adventures with Alfredo, the cinema's projectionist.

Florence Foster Jenkins

(2016; Cert. PG; Biography, Comedy, Drama)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 24th March 


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    Stephen Frears
CAST INCLUDES  Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda, John Kavanagh, David Haig, Brid Brennan, Stanley Townsend, Christian McKay, John Sessions
AWARDS   Oscar nominated: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. BAFTA: Best Make Up/Hair
SYNOPSIS

Meryl Streep stars in the eponymous role of this comedy drama based on the true story of the American opera singer. World renowned as a virtuosic pianist, Florence Foster Jenkins has a new dream: to become a famous opera singer. Her voice, however, leaves a lot to be desired and she becomes famous for her lack of talent. Despite the constant criticism from her peers and audiences which Florence's manager and partner St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant) endeavours to keep from her, Florence battles on and, with St. Clair's help, she conquers the New York stage to become a household name. The film was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards including Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical, Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical (Grant) and Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical (Streep).

The first film of the Spring/Summer season will be on Saturday 7th April.

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Licensed bar.  Short films precede main. Post-film discussion group

 
Induction loop installed