This true-life romance between an English office clerk and the future king of Botswana is a beautifully shot, crowd-pleasing gem! Rosamund Pike is Ruth Williams, who is swept off her feet by handsome law student Seretse Khama. Ruth doesn’t know that Seretse is an African king in waiting and has no inkling of what this will mean to both of them….
The Eighth show of our 2016-2017 Subscription Season
We love them, yeah, yeah, yeah - and with archival footage like this, you know it can't be bad. If you wanted to see The Beatles on tour you’d have to be have been around between 1962 and 1966 - now this film gives us all the chance to enjoy them in their prime and on the road. Restored footage, behind the scenes scenes - great music! Yeah Yeah Yeah!(UK 2017)
A tremendously moving performance from Dev Patel is at the heart of this incredible true story. Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Eventually he is adopted and moves to Australia. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories and Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family.(USA / INDIA 2016)
Steve McQueen is cool as ice in this thrilling cop opera that also happens to contain one of the the greatest car chases ever filmed. San Francisco provides a suitably mountainous race track… but there is also a tense story in which McQueen has to go it alone against the might of the mafia. No CGI, no special effects - it’s all real.. They really don’t make ‘em like this any more!(USA 1970)