Film Season 2006

July to October programme

Sun 9th
July
4:00pmIntermissionJohn Crowley2003
102minColin Farrell, Shirley Henderson, Kelly Macdonald, Colm Meaney, Cillian Murphy
 A group of vastly different Dubliners find their lives interweaving in their shared quest for personal and romantic fulfillment.
7:30pmFor GoodStuart McKenzie2003
93 minMichelle Langstone, Tim Balme, Miranda Harcourt, Tim Gordon, Adam Gardiner, Hera Dunleavy
 Would-be journalist Lisa Pearce is haunted by the abduction and murder of her childhood companion.
Sat 22nd
July
7:30pmLittle FishRowan Woods2005
110minCate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson, Noni Hazlehurst, Joel Tobeck, Dustin Nguyen, Lisa McCune
 Cate Blanchett returns home to Oz to play a recovering heroin addict trying to get her life back.
9:30pmMulholland DriveDavid Lynch2001
141minJustin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Ann Miller, Laura Harring, Robert Forster, Dan Hedaya
 David Lynch's surreal suspenser is sure to mystify and enthrall viewers at the same time. The three principals, whose stories intersect before flying off into dreamlike parallel tangents.
Sun 6th
August
4:00pmKind Hearts and CoronetsRobert Hamer1949
106minAlec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Dennis Price
 A superb black comedy about a man who ruthlessly eliminates eight of his relatives (all played to perfection by Alec Guinness) in order to inherit a title and stately home.
7:30pmSidewaysAlexander Payne2004
121minPaul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh
 A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's (Thomas Haden Church) final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crisis.
Sat 19th
August
7:00pmMonterey PopAlbert Maysles1968
82minJimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding
 Directed by one of the foremost factual filmmakers in the cinema-verit style, (D. A. Pennebaker), 'Monterey Pop' records the events at the immense Monterey International Pop Festival. Featuring Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Ravi Shankar and more.
8:30pmApocalypse Now ReduxFrancis Ford Coppola1979
202minMartin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford
 Twenty-two years later the director returned to the material and created "Apocalypse Now Redux", an expanded and re-edited version of the film that holds 53 minutes of footage exised from the film's original release, giving new dimension to this important piece of '70s cinema.
Sun 3rd
September
4:00pmButterfly EffectEric Bress2003
115minAshton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Eric Stoltz, William Lee Scott, Elden Henson, Logan Lerman, Ethan Suplee, Melora Walters
 In this intriguing sci-fi thriller, a young man (Ashton Kutcher) struggling to get over disturbing memories from his childhood discovers that he is able to travel back in time and alter events in his past.
7:30pmDeadmanJim Jarmusch1995
115minGabriel Byrne, Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, John Hurt, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott, Alfred Molina, Crispin Glover, Iggy Pop, Billy Bob Thornton, Robert Mitchum
 A one-of-a-kind stylish western written by Director Jim Jarmusch about a city accountant's (Johnny Depp) wanderings around the old west convinced he is the poet William Blake returned to life.
Sat 16th
September
7:00pmThe Constant GardenerFernando Meirelles2005
128minRalph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite
 Fernando Meirelles ('City of God') makes his English language debut with this enthralling, complex John Le Carre thriller. A thoughtful and heart-wrenching meeting of the personal and the political.
9:20pmAmateurHal Hartley1994
105minIsabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan, Damian Young
 A former nun who writes pornography. A man with amnesia. A sexy porn queen. An accountant. The lives of these four people eventually collide in upstate New York in this quirky, intellectual comedy.
Sun 1st
October
4:00pmOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestMilos Forman1975
129minJack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Brad Dourif, William Redfield, Will Sampson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd
 Jack Nicholson gives a powerful, flamboyant performance in this adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel about a free spirit in a mental ward.
7:30pmThe Salton SeaD J Caruso2002
99minVal Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Anthony LaPaglia, Adam Goldberg, Deborah Kara Unger, Peter Sarsgaard
 In your face, modern film noir with Val Kilmer as a California speed freak and jazz musician with multiple indentities who recounts his sordid and fractured past as flames surround him in a seedy room.
Sat 14th
October
7:30pmForgotten SilverCosta Botes et al1996
100minSam Neill, Peter Jackson
 Forgotten Silver' is a highly entertaining award winning, mock-umentary that documents the life work of pioneer New Zealand filmmaker Colin McKenzie.
9:20pmClaude (aka Trusting Beatrice)Cindy Lou Johnson1993
??minSteve Buscemi, Leonard Cimino, Irène Jacob, Mark Evan Jacobs, Pat McNamara
 Claude is a landscaper who is having a terrible day. He has been abandoned by his girl friend, humiliated by his boss, and just vented his rage on an innocent girl scout selling cookies.
Sun 29th
October
4:00pmVigilVincent Ward1984
86minPenelope Stewart, Frank Whitten, Fiona Kay
 Director Vincent Ward supplies a striking visual atmosphere in this rural melodrama about life on the farm through the eyes of Toss, a young girl who trudges through the mud in ballet costume and gumboots.
7:30pmAll About EveJoseph L Mankiewicz1950
133minBette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Marilyn Monroe
 Six Oscars were awarded this cynical and entertaining examination of life as it exists on the Broadway theatre scene. Bette Davis glows as the ageing star being undermined by her protege Anne Baxter, as Eve Harrington.