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Our Next Screening is Frantz on Friday 22nd at 6:00PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

FRANTZ and LADY MACBETH - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
FRANTZ

FRANTZ (PG)

Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner

113 mins.  France/Germany 2016. Dir: Francois Ozon

Anna is a bereft young German woman whose fiance, Frantz, was killed in the trenches of WW1. Adrien, a French veteran makes a mysterious appearance in her town by placing flowers on Frantz’s grave. Adrien’s presence is met with resistance by the community, but Anna develops a friendship as she learns of his association with Frantz.

  • Fri 22nd Sep 6:00PM
  • Sat 23rd Sep 6:00PM
  • Sun 24th Sep 5:00PM
LADY MACBETH

LADY MACBETH (MA15+)

Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Naomi Ackie

89 mins.  UK 2017.  Dir: William Oldroyd

Lady Macbeth is a British drama film based on the novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov. It was adapted for the opera by Shostakovich in 1934. It centres on Katherine stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age. A force is unleashed when she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker.

  • Fri 22nd Sep 8:30PM
  • Sat 23rd Sep 8:30PM
  • Sun 24th Sep 7:30PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

A DOG’S PURPOSE and 20TH CENTURY WOMEN - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
A DOG’S PURPOSE

A DOG’S PURPOSE (PG)

Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, Josh Gad

100 mins.  USA 2017. Dir: Lasse Hallstroem

A devoted dog discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over five decades the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan. Later Ethan is at a crossroad and the dog comes back to remind him of his true self.

  • Fri 29th Sep 6:00PM
  • Sat 30th Sep 6:00PM
  • Sun 1st Oct 6:00PM
20TH CENTURY WOMEN

20TH CENTURY WOMEN (M)

Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig

118 mins. USA 2016.  Dir: Mike Mills

In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, lives Dorothea Fields,  a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son. Jamie is a typical rebellious teenager and Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women - Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenager - to help with Jamie’s upbringing.

  • Fri 29th Sep 8:15PM
  • Sat 30th Sep 8:15PM
  • Sun 1st Oct 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

A QUIET PASSION and NERUDA - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
A QUIET PASSION

A QUIET PASSION (PG)

Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carridine

126 mins.  UK 2017. Dir: Terence Davies
This is the story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early contrary youth to her later years of bitterness. The sharpness of her prose damages her romantic prospects, but deep down Emily knows that marriage would restrict her creativity. This tension is Emily’s main preoccupation: the blunt exhausting pain of living alone.

  • Fri 6th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sat 7th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 8th Oct 6:00PM
NERUDA

NERUDA (MA15+)

Gail García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán

107 mins. Spain/France 2016.  Dir: Pablo Larrain

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country for joining the Communist party. The film is funny and whimsical, and a very suspenseful game of cat and mouse through the slums and salons of Chile as Neruda (who likes the good life) escapes the authorities.

  • Fri 6th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sat 7th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 8th Oct 8:30PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT and CHURCHILL - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT

MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT (M)

Omar Sy, James Thiérrée, Clotilde Hesme

110 mins.  France 2016. Dir: Roschdy Zem

During the 1800s former slave Chocolat is making a living as a circus performer in a provincial town where the people have never seen a black man before. He impresses established performer George and they develop a routine which makes them famous. However this satisfaction can only last until Chocolat’s desire for equality takes hold.

  • Fri 13th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sat 14th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 15th Oct 6:00PM
CHURCHILL

CHURCHILL (M)

Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery

98 mins.  UK 2017.  Dir: Jonathan Teplitzky

Ninety six hours before WWII invasion of Normandy British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations about Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort. Only the support of Churchill’s brilliant, yet exasperated wife Clementine can halt the PM’s physical and mental collapse.

  • Fri 13th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sat 14th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 15th Oct 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

MY COUSIN RACHEL and WILSON - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MY COUSIN RACHEL

MY COUSIN RACHEL (M)

Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger

106 mins.  USA/UK 2017. Dir: Roger Michell

‘My Cousin Rachel’ is a dark romance that tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

  • Fri 20th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sat 21st Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 22nd Oct 6:00PM
WILSON

WILSON (MA15+)

Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Cheryl Hines

101 mins.  USA 2017.  Dir: Craig Johnson

Wilson is a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter he has never met. In his uniquely outrageous and slightly twisted way, he sets out to connect with her.

  • Fri 20th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sat 21st Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 22nd Oct 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

ALONE IN BERLIN and CHICKEN PEOPLE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
ALONE IN BERLIN

ALONE IN BERLIN (M)

Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Brühl

103 mins.  Ger/France/UK 2016. Dir: Vincent Perez

This true story unfolds against the tumultuous backdrop of Berlin in 1940. When Anna and Otto’s son is killed their world changes from no war involvement, to carrying out small acts of subversion such as posting anti-Nazi slogans. This rattles the regime, including a police officer who will not rest until the ‘culprits’ have been caught.

  • Fri 27th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sat 28th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 29th Oct 6:00PM
CHICKEN PEOPLE

CHICKEN PEOPLE (PG)

Brian Knox, Brian Caraker, Shari McCollough

83 mins. USA 2016.  Dir: Nicole Lucas Haimes

Chicken may be just food for most people, but raising the perfect chicken is an all-consuming passion for some. ‘Chicken People’ documents the colourful and hugely competitive world of champion show chicken breeders. There are many struggles and triumphs, both humans and their chickens, on the road to the National Poultry Show.

  • Fri 27th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sat 28th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 29th Oct 8:15PM
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