Prices unless otherwise stated:
$14.00 Adult
$12.00 Concession
$8.00 Children - Under 12
$40.00 Family Ticket - 2 adults and your own children under 12
$100.00 Book of ten tickets (maximum of four to be used per session)
Box Office opens half an hour before screening.
All seating unreserved.
Sessions all double features unless noted.
For double features the price paid is for both films.
For special events the price paid, if applicable, is for the entire event.

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

MINIMATA and PERCY vs GOLIATH - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MINIMATA

MINIMATA (MA15+)

Dir: Andrew Levitas Stars: Johnny Depp, Katherine Jenkins, Bill Nighy

115 mins. USA 2020

Based on the life of American war photographer Eugene Smith, who in 1971, undertook the most challenging and important assignment of his career. He travelled back to Japan to document the devastating effect of mercury poisoning on the citizens of Minamata.

  • Screening
  • Fri 22nd Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 24th Oct 6:00PM
PERCY vs GOLIATH

PERCY vs GOLIATH (PG)

Dir: Clark Johnson Stars: Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan

99 mins. USA/Canada/India

Based on an actual 1998 lawsuit in which Percy Schmeiser, a seventy year old farmer, challenged a major conglomerate when the company’s genetically modified canola was discovered in his crops.

  • Screening
  • Fri 22nd Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 24th Oct 8:30PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

DREAM HORSE and THE LAST VERMEER - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
DREAM HORSE

DREAM HORSE (PG)

Dir: Euros Lyn Stars: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis

113 mins. UK 2020

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience Jan convinces her neighbours and friends to chip in their meagre earnings to buy and help raise ‘Dream’,

  • Screening
  • Sat 30th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 31st Oct 6:00PM
THE LAST VERMEER

THE LAST VERMEER (M)

Dir: Dan Friedkin Stars: Guy Pearce, Claes Bang

118 mins. USA 2019

A captivating drama set just after WWII. It tells the true story of renowned Dutch artist Han van Meegeven, an art forger who alongside a Dutch resistance fighter swindled millions of dollars from the Nazis.

  • Screening
  • Sat 30th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 31st Oct 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

THE FATHER and ADAM - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
THE FATHER

THE FATHER (M)

Dir: Florian Zeller Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Rufus Sewell

97 mins. UK/France 2020

‘The Father’ warmly embraces real life, as it follows an ageing man who must deal with progressing memory loss. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind, and even the fabric of his own reality.

  • Screening
  • Sat 6th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 7th Nov 6:00PM
ADAM

ADAM (PG)

Dir: Maryam Touzani Stars: Lubna Azabal, Nisrin Erradi, Douae Belkhaouda

100 mins. Morocco 2019.

Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives with her eight year old daughter. Their routine of housework and homework is interrupted one day by a young woman looking for a job.

  • Screening
  • Sat 6th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 7th Nov 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

FIRST COW and THE MOLE AGENT - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
FIRST COW

FIRST COW (PG)

Dir: Kelly Reichardt Stars: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones

122 mins. USA 2019

Set in 1820s Oregon, two travellers on the run from a band of vengeful hunters dream of striking it rich, but their tenuous plan to make their fortune on the frontier comes to rely on the secret use of a wealthy landowner’s prized dairy cow! A story of life on the margins.

  • Screening
  • Sat 13th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 14th Nov 6:00PM
THE MOLE AGENT

THE MOLE AGENT (G)

Dir Maite Alberdi Stars: Sergio Chamy, Rómulo Aitken

90 mins. Chile 2020

When 83 year old Sergio is sent as an undercover spy to a retirement home to investigate suspected neglect, he learns a deeper lesson about human connection. Nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary.

  • Screening
  • Sat 13th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 14th Nov 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

GOLDEN VOICES and TALKING ABOUT TREES - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
GOLDEN VOICES

GOLDEN VOICES (M)

Dir: Evgeny Ruman Stars: Vladimir Friedman, Mariya Belkina

88 mins. Russia 2019

A heartfelt drama based on the lives of Victor and Raya Frenkel, known as the Golden Voices, who dubbed Western movies for Soviet screens for many years. In 1990, they emigrated to Israel and found alternate ways to put their unique skill set to use.

  • Screening
  • Sat 20th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 21st Nov 6:00PM
TALKING ABOUT TREES

TALKING ABOUT TREES (M)

Dir: Suhaib Gasmelbari

93 mins. Sudan 2019

Members of the Sudanese Film Group, founded in 1989, reopen a disused movie theatre in the city of Omdurman. They are united by their love of cinema and their wish to draw attention to decades of Islamist censorship and bureaucracy. Best Documentary at the Berlin film festival.

  • Screening
  • Sat 20th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 21st Nov 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

DEATH OF A LADIES' MAN and MILITARY WIVES - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
DEATH OF A LADIES\' MAN

DEATH OF A LADIES' MAN (MA15+)

Dir: Matt Bissonnette Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Jessica Paré, Brian Gleeson

100 mins. Canada/Ireland 2021

A womanising literature professor in Montreal must confront his mortality and make peace with his family, after a series of surreal hallucinations lead to a diagnosis that he may not be long for this world. A charming study of a man in crisis.

  • Screening
  • Sat 27th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 28th Nov 6:00PM
MILITARY WIVES

MILITARY WIVES (M)

Dir: Perer Cattanneo Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan

112 mins. UK 2019

With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir, and quietly find themselves at the centre of a media sensation, which leads to a global movement.

  • Screening
  • Sat 27th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 28th Nov 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

COUSINS and TWO OF US - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
COUSINS

COUSINS (PG)

Dir: Briar Grace Smith & Ainsley Gardiner. Stars: Rachel House, Tanea Heke

98 mins. New Zealand 2021

A moving story that follows the different lives of three Maori girl cousins. Separated for years after one of them is taken from her family and raised in an orphanage, as adults, they embark on a long journey to find one another.

  • Screening
  • Sat 4th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 5th Dec 6:00PM
TWO OF US

TWO OF US (M)

Dir: Filippo Meneghetti Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker

95 mins. France 2019
Nina and Madeleine have loved each other for decades, but have kept their secret to themselves. They come and go between their apartments, sharing the tender delights of everyday life, until illness threatens to separate them.

  • Screening
  • Sat 4th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sun 5th Dec 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

THE ROSE MAKER and VALERIE TAYLOR: PLAYING WITH SHARKS - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
THE ROSE MAKER

THE ROSE MAKER (M)

Dir: Pierre Pinaud Stars: Catherine Frot

85 mins. France 2021

Eve Vernet, one of the world’s leading rose growers finds her company on the verge of bankruptcy. Her secretary hires three people from a back-to-work programme, who have no horticultural skills. Eve must train them in order to save her business. In doing so, she discovers new aspects of life that are worth nurturing.

  • Screening
  • Sat 11th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 12th Dec 6:00PM
VALERIE TAYLOR: PLAYING WITH SHARKS

VALERIE TAYLOR: PLAYING WITH SHARKS (PG)

Dir: Sally Aitken Stars: Valerie Taylor, Ron Taylor

90 mins. Australia 2021

Valerie Taylor is a living legend and icon in the underwater world. A glamorous shark hunter in the 1950s, before a personal epiphany transformed her into a passionate marine conservationist - notably for the ocean’s scariest creature, the shark. Long before anyone else, Valerie dared to get close. This is her incredible true story.

  • Screening
  • Sat 11th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sun 12th Dec 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

MOON ROCK FOR MONDAY and HEALING - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MOON ROCK FOR MONDAY

MOON ROCK FOR MONDAY (M)

Dir: Kurt Martin Stars: Aaron Jeffrey, Jessica Napier, George Pullar

100 mins. Australia 2020
Set in Sydney in 1999. After an unlikely encounter at a train station, a young girl befriends a fugitive teenage boy, and they secretly plan to travel to the Moon Rock - Uluru - which the girl believes will heal her terminal illness.

  • Screening
  • Sat 18th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 19th Dec 6:00PM
HEALING

HEALING (M)

Dir: Craig Monohan Stars: Hugo Weaving, Justine Clarke, Robert Taylor

(M) 114 mins. Australia 2014

Inspired by true events, Healing is a story of redemption. It follows the slow social and inner healing of a prisoner, as he rehabilitates an injured bird of prey at a rural sanctuary. Partly filmed at Healesville Sanctuary.

  • Screening
  • Sat 18th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sun 19th Dec 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

DIANA'S WEDDING and THE DAYS OF BAGNOLD SUMMER - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
DIANA\'S WEDDING

DIANA'S WEDDING (MA15+)

Dir: Charlotte Blom Stars: Marie Blokhus, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jannike Kruse

87 mins. Norway 2020

It’s July 29th 1981, and Lady Diana Spencer is marrying Prince Charles. On the same day, another celebration is taking place in the canteen of a factory in a small Norwegian town. It’s the newly-wed Liv and Terje’s wedding party. In the pram lies their newborn daughter Diana, who, like her famous namesake, will face a lot of chaos in the years to come, thanks to her parents!

  • Screening
  • Sun 26th Dec 6:00PM
  • Mon 27th Dec 7:00PM
THE DAYS OF BAGNOLD SUMMER

THE DAYS OF BAGNOLD SUMMER (M)

Dir: Simon Bird Stars: Monica Dolan, Earl Cave (son of Nick), Tamsin Greig, Rob Brydon

86 mins. UK 2019

Funny yet sweet coming-of-age story which centres on the wobbly relationship between a well-intentioned single librarian and her rebellious, black-clad teenage son Daniel, who’d rather listen to Metallica than his mother. Based on a popular graphic novel.

  • Screening
  • Sun 26th Dec 9:15PM
  • Mon 27th Dec 8:15PM

SWANPOOL CINEMA DOUBLE BILL

NEW YEAR'S EVE: THE DRESSMAKER and NEW YEAR'S EVE: LOVE ACTUALLY - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
NEW YEAR\'S EVE: THE DRESSMAKER

NEW YEAR'S EVE: THE DRESSMAKER (M)

Dir: Jocelyn Moorhouse. Stars: Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving

120 mins. Australia 2015

After years working as a dressmaker in Parisian fashion houses, the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage returns home to the outback town of Dungatar, to reconcile with her past. Armed with her sewing machine, Tilly transforms the women of the town, and in the process exacts revenge on those who did her wrong. Based on the bestselling novel by Rosalie Ham.

  • Screening
  • Fri 31st Dec 6:30PM
NEW YEAR\'S EVE: LOVE ACTUALLY

NEW YEAR'S EVE: LOVE ACTUALLY (M)

Dir: Richard Curtis Stars: Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy

135 mins. UK/France 2003

Perennial romantic comedy that weaves eight tales of love, in all its aspects, through a cast of characters that each make their way into another’s heart, over the course of one particularly eventful Christmas. Full of charm and wit.

  • Screening
  • Fri 31st Dec 9:15PM
NO TIME TO DIE

NO TIME TO DIE (M)

Dir Cary Joji Fukunaga Stars Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek

164 mins UK 2021.

The 27th in the James Bond series. Bond has left active service, but his peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain, armed with dangerous new technology.

Single screening due to length of film.

  • Screening
  • Sat 1st Jan 7:00PM
  • Sun 2nd Jan 6:00PM