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

Brooklyn

(2015; Drama, Romance; certificate 12)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 10th June

Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome

licensed bar & post film discussion group

come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson star in this romantic drama adapted from the novel by Colm Tóibín. Set in the 1950s, the story follows young Irish woman Ellis Lacey (Ronan) as she travels to New York City in search of a better life. Initially homesick, she begins to adjust to her new surroundings with the help of Italian-American Tony Fiorello (Emory Cohen) with whom she becomes romantically involved. After news of a family crisis, Ellis returns to Ireland where she enjoys spending time back in her hometown and becomes acquainted with a young man, Jim Farrell (Gleeson), finding herself torn between two very different paths. The cast also includes Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Picture and won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film. Director: John Crowley.

The Theory of Everything

(2014; Biography, Drama, Romance; certificate 12)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Friday 30th June

Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome


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Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

James Marsh directs this award-winning biographical drama starring Eddie Redmayne as English physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as his first wife Jane. The film follows the relationship between Stephen and Jane as they fall in love while studying at Cambridge during the 1960s. With Jane's support, Stephen is able to deal with his diagnosis of advanced motor neurone disease, which leads to him becoming almost completely paralysed over the years, and achieve great success and international acclaim in the scientific field with his theories on time and space. However, with the deterioration of his health comes a deterioration of his marriage, putting further strain on the now world-renowned scientist. The film won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score as well as BAFTAs for Best Adapted Screenplay and Outstanding British Film. Eddie Redmayne also won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Academy Award for his performance.

La La Land

(2016; Comedy, Drama, Musical; certificate 12A)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 22nd July

Doors open 7.00pm

programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome


licensed bar & post film discussion group

come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

Damien Chazelle writes and directs this romantic musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Aspiring actress Mia (Stone) and jazz musician Sebastian (Gosling) are both down on their luck in Los Angeles, a city of broken dreams. Tired of being rejected in auditions and reduced to serving stars their coffees, Mia stumbles into a jazz club to the entrancing melody of a piano being played within; there she finds Sebastian, who is being discarded by his boss. The two soon fall in love as they strive to truly make something of themselves. But the rocky road of pursuing their dreams may prove too much strain for their budding romance to bear. The film was nominated for seven Golden Globe Awards including Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical, Best Director - Motion Picture (Chazelle) and Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Justin Hurwitz).

45 Years

(2015; Comedy, Drama, Romance; certificate 15)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 12th August

Doors open 7.00pm

programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome


licensed bar & post film discussion group

come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay star as an aged couple in this British drama written and directed by Andrew Haigh. In the run-up to their 45th wedding anniversary, Kate (Rampling) and Geoff Mercer (Courtenay) are rocked by the news that the body of Geoff's former fiancée has been discovered in the Swiss Alps, 50 years after she disappeared on a walking holiday with Geoff. Although Kate knew of Geoff's first love he kept their engagement a secret. As Geoff reminisces about his past and debates whether to fly to Switzerland to formally identify the body, his wife is left to re-evaluate their long relationship. As Kate finalises preparations for their anniversary party, she begins to delve deeper into her husband's past and makes new discoveries that threaten to spell the end for their 45-years of marriage. Rampling was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

The following films are subject to license discussions that are currently underway. We will show films on these dates but the film titles may change.

Boy

(2010; Comedy, Drama)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Friday 1st September

Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome


licensed bar & post film discussion group

come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.

Dough

(2015; Comedy, Drama)

At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA

Saturday 23rd September

Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm

Members FREE Others £5 all welcome


licensed bar & post film discussion group

come in costume or just as you are

Trailer and more details at IMDb

Synopsis

An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high. Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Jerome Holder, Phil Davis
Director: John Goldschmidt

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