A bit of harmless merriment for Christmas. Alastair Sim runs a “life skills” academy, Terry Thomas and Ian Carmichael are his students and Janette Scott is the object of all their endeavours. Based on the Stephen Potter “One Upmanship” books, this jolly film features such stalwarts as Irene Handl, John le Mesurier, Hattie Jaques and Hugh Paddick. (UK 1960)
Showing with an equally Merry Full Supporting Programme
The Fourth show of our 2017-2018 Subscription Season
ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN
Based on the real-life story of the two reporters who wouldn't give up on the story of the Watergate break-in, this movie is as gripping as any detective story. It won bucket loads of awards for its totally authentic approach to the painstaking, and often dangerous, uncovering of truths many powerful people wanted to suppress. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman live their parts as the sort of reporters that would give D. Trump nightmares (USA 1976)
The Fifth show of our 2017-2018 Subscription Season
In the 1940s,When the blitzkrieg bombs were dropping, somebody had to keep morale up. Gemma Arterton plays a lady who lands herself a job writing copy for propaganda films that need "a woman's touch" and finds that Sam Claffin and Bill Nighy are looking for much the same thing... A delightful comedy set in strange times (UK 2017)
The Sixth show of our 2017-2018 Subscription Season
DEATH AT A FUNERAL
When families gather for funerals they tend to talk of the past… but in this rollickingly good comedy there are quite a few details of the deceased’s past they’d rather not publicise. Directed by Frank Oz (of Muppets fame) this can only be described as a disrespectful romp of a sort only the British would enjoy. Not to be confused with the American remake which died at the box office. (UK 2007)
The Seventh show of our 2017-2018 Subscription Season
We have no idea what we’ll show in April 2018. This programme is compiled a full year ahead so we’re going to wait to see what fantastic films emerge closer to the date - it may be brand new or it could be a restored classic - we’ll let you know as soon as we know!
The Eighth show of our 2017-2018 Subscription Season
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Fleeing from Stalin’s secret police, an ambitious young fencer finds himself teaching small town children in a godforsaken Estonian coastal village, only to realize that this is exactly what he wants to do in life. He’s so successful that his pupils win a place in a national tournament in Leningrad - but it may be too dangerous for him to attend. Does the fencer put the children before his own safety?