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Warkworth Community Cinema Programme 2012

Upcoming films at Memorial Hall, Walkworth, on Saturdays at 7.30pm.

 7th January 2012

Bridges of Madison County (1995) – Clint Eastwood.  12. 135 min. American.  Drama/ Romance starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood.

A moving (three hanky) love story of an affair between the Italian war bride of anIowafarmer and a photographer commissioned to shoot a series for National Geographic   on the covered bridges of the area.

4th February 2012

Three Colours White (1994) – Krystof Kieslowski. 15.  91 min. Polish/French. English sub-titles.

Comedy/Drama/Mystery starring Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy and Jannusz Gajos

A Polish émigré, living inParis, is left in penury following a divorce settlement. With help he makes his way home toPolandand prospers by accident and some guile in the social chaos of the time. He plans a complicated revenge on his former wife. Both funny and tragic.

3rd March 2012

Senna (2010) – Asif Kapadia.  12A. 106 min. American. Documentary/Biography/Sport starring Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost

A story of the life and death of the legendary Brazilian motor racing champion, Ayrton Senna. The film follows Senna’s struggles in Formula One, on and off the track to produce a sympathetic portrait of a humble and fiercely patriotic man who becomes a global superstar. Not only   for Top Gear fans!

7th April 2012

The Concert (2009) – Radu Mihaileanu. 15. 119 min. Russian/French. English sub-titles. Comedy/Drama/Music starring Aleksei Guskov, Melanie Laurent, Dmitri Nazarov

Thirty years before, Andrei Filipov, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra was fired for employing Jewish musicians. Now a caretaker at the Bolshoi, he intercepts an invitation to the Orchestra to play at the Chatelet Theatre inParis. He gathers his former musicians together to replace the real Bolshoi at this engagement.

5th May 2012

Tinker, Tailor Soldier, Spy (2011) – Tomas Alfriedson. 15. 127 min.  English.  Thriller starring Greg Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hendy and John Hurt

In the bleak days of the cold war, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi- retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. Pacier than the TV series but just as complicated. More characters than Eastenders. Trust no-one!

2nd June 2012

Cinema Paradiso (1988) – Giuseppe Tornatore. PG. 155 min. Italian. English sub-titles. Drama starring Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale and Antonella Attili

A heart warming tale of the relationship between a young boy and the fatherly projectionist at a village cinema inSicily. Charts the changes in cinema and his dreams of a big world outside. If you liked Il Postino, you will like this.

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