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Wednesday, 19th Jun
Elvis, a troubled young man recently discharged from the Navy, goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, in search of the father he's never met. When his father, Pastor Paul, rejects him, Elvis sets out to seduce the pastor’s sixteen-year-old daughter, eventually making her pregnant. Directed by James Marsh and stars Gael García Bernal, William Hurt and, Laura Harring. (From the US) (Drama) (2005) (Rpt) MA (A,S,V) CC
In 1944, a group of French female resistance fighters are recruited by the British Secret Service to rescue a geologist who holds secrets to the impending Normandy landing. They soon find their mission must continue to Paris for the dangerous task of assassinating an SS Colonel. Celebrates the lesser-told role of girl power in the famous Normandy landing. Directed by Jean-Paul Salome and stars Sophie Marceau, Marie Gillain and Deborah Francois. (From France, in French) (Drama) (Rpt) MAV (V)
Thursday, 20th Jun
OSS 117: Lost In Rio
Oscar-winning actor Jean Dujardin stars as Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - Hubert's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former high-ranking Nazi who went into exile in South America after the war. Nominated for two César Awards in 2010. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius and also stars Louise Monot and Alex Lutz. (From France, in French) (Comedy) (2009) (Rpt) M (S,N,V,L) CC
Friday, 21st Jun
An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol. Winner of Best Canadian First Feature Film at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Lyne Charlebois and stars Isabelle Blais, Angèle Coutu and Sylvie Drapeau. (From Canada, in French Canadian) (2008) (Rpt) MA (L,S,A,N)
Sympathy For Lady Vengeance
Beautiful Lee Guem-ja is finally out of jail after thirteen years imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy. She can now start to seek revenge on the man who was really responsible for the boy's death. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks? Nominated for Best Asian Film at the 2006 Hong Kong Film Awards. Directed by Park Chan-wook and stars Lee Yeong-ae, Choi Min-sik and Tony Barry. (From South Korea, in Korean) (Drama) (2005) (Rpt) MAV (V,S)
Saturday, 22nd Jun
David Wenham stars as Eddie, an honest, compassionate man who finds himself with a wife, a child, and only three dollars to his name. Eddie’s life is rich with the pleasures and pains of love, family, and friendship, but with only three dollars in his pocket, he is faced with a choice that could change the direction of his life forever. Winner of the 2005 AFI Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Directed by Robert Connolly, and also stars Frances O'Connor and Sarah Wynter. (From Australia) (Drama) (2005) (Rpt) M (S,V,L) CC
Once a powerful ninja, Kamui decides to walk away from his violent ways and seek a peaceful life. His travels bring him to a seashore village where he meets Hanbei, a fisherman who shares the former ninja's sense of honour. They become good friends, and life at the seaside seems idyllic. But one day, a band of pirates arrive - It seems that Kamui's past life is catching up to him. Directed by Yoichi Sai and stars Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki and Kaoru Kobayashi. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Action/Adventure) (2009) MAV (V)
Me And You And Everyone We Know
A poetic and penetrating observation of how people struggle to connect with one another in an isolating and contemporary world. When Richard, a newly single shoe salesman, meets the lonely artist Christine, he panics, despite being captivated by her. Winner of four awards at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, including the Critics Week Grand Prize. Directed by and stars Miranda July. Also stars John Hawkes and Miles Thompson. (From the US) (Comedy) (2005) (Rpt) MA (A,S) CC
Sunday, 23rd Jun
Ex-con Alex plans to flee the city with his girlfriend after a bank robbery. But something terrible happens during the heist and revenge seems inevitable. Nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and winner of the CICAE Award at Berlin in 2008. Directed by Götz Spielmann and stars Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko and Andreas Lust. (From Austria, in German) (Drama) (2008) (Rpt) MA (S,A,L,N)
The hypnotic story of a 14-year-old Jewish boy sent to a concentration camp. Life becomes a harrowing adventure, with small moments of beauty in a most unexpected environment. Based on the autobiographical novel by Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz, and nominated for the 2005 Golden Bear at Berlin. Directed by Lajos Koltai and stars Marcell Nagy, János Bán and György Gazsó. (From Hungary, in Hungarian and German) (Drama) (2005) (Rpt) M (A,L) CC
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