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SEASON 2017 25 Mar – 18 May

Their Finest

Lost City of Z

Quiet Passion

Neruda

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Chichester Cinema How do you follow such a marvellous season of films such as the one that we have just had? Well, you step up, and produce an even stronger, more varied array. We are offering an especially strong season of British Cinema, with films such as ‘Their Finest’, ‘Trespass Against Us’, ‘A Quiet Passion’, ‘Sense of an Ending’ and ‘Free Fire’ on show. Alongside the local talent, we have vibrant European Cinema (‘The Olive Tree’, ‘Elle’), mesmerizing Asian Cinema (‘Age of Shadows’, ‘The Handmaiden’), award-winning World Cinema (‘The Salesman’, ‘Neruda’) plus hand-picked quality USA Cinema (‘Personal Shopper’, ‘The Lost City of Z’). If you missed any of the great films last season, we give you a final opportunity to catch these award winners. Or, you may want to share them with your loved ones and reward yourself a second viewing. These include Oscar Best Film ‘La La Land’ – oops – I mean ‘Moonlight’, ‘Manchester by the Sea’, ‘Lion’, ‘Sully’, ‘Jackie’ and of course BAFTA Best Film ‘La La Land’. We are proud to welcome Director Robert Mullen in April to present his film ‘Mad to be Normal’. Robert, who has brought three of his previous films to New Park (including ‘We Will Sing’), will introduce the film, and stay for a Q&A session afterwards. In the Cinema Foyer, you will find a sample seat that is similar to the ones we are ordering for the Summer refit Moonlight (the armrests and upholstery are different), so next time you are in, try it out and tell me what you think. We have raised funds through our Winter Raffle, Film Quiz, and your loyal viewing of the wonderful films that we programme for you. These upgrades will be installed in July, and will be ready for the Opening Gala of the 26th Chichester International Film Festival on Thursday 10th August. I have some great news regarding our founder and Chichester Film Festival Artistic Director Roger Gibson. He has been invited to be on the Jury at the forthcoming ‘Directors’ Fortnight’ of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. We are proud to have Roger representing us at this most prestigious of film festivals, and know that he will come back with a bagful of quality films for our own Film Festival. See you at the Cinema

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Spring 2017 contents 8

A Quiet Passion

27

Jackie

20

30

Jewels

24

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

28

Aquarius

33

Julieta

10

The Salesman

25

Bird on a Wire

12

La Gazza Ladra

25

Bitter Harvest

14

La La Land

14

The Sense of an Ending

29

13

Lady Macbeth

35

Sing

18

City of Tiny Lights

12

The Snow Maiden

28

Dancer

39

The Lego Batman Movie

18

10

34

38

Spirit of the Beehive

Don Carlo

Lion

20

10

17

Sully

El Sur

The Lost City of Z

19

37

21

Mad to be Normal

Their Finest

Elle Embrace of the Serpent

Madama Butterfly

15 27

13

11

Moonlight

The Time of Their Lives

Fear Eats the Soul 40

Manchester by the Sea

20 33

The Age of Shadows

30

Another Mother’s Son

Certain Women

I, Daniel Blake

Florence Foster Jenkins

12

Neruda

Focus on Film

41

Free Fire

39

The Nights of Zayendeh-Rood

Graduation

31

Going in Style

31

The Handmaiden

35

Heal the Living

38

A Hero of Our Time 17

Trespass Against Us

21

Twelfth Night

15

Two Women

11

Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach

8

Occupation, Resistance and the Cinema Course 42

Viceroy’s House

14

Victoria

11

The Olive Tree

Women in British Cinema

41

Obsession

9 37

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Performance Page

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Personal Shopper

19

The Sense of an Ending

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Film Listings Sun 2 Apr (S) = Studio (P) = Picture Palace

Sat 25 Mar

Wed 29 Mar

13:00 I, Daniel Blake (15) 100m (S) 15:00 Versus: The Life & Work of Ken Loach (12A) 93m (S) 17:00 Two Women (12A) 104m (S) 19:00 El Sur (12A) 95m (S)

13:00 Embrace of the Serpent (P) 15:00 Florence Foster Jenkins (PG) 110m (S) 17:00 Dancer (12A) 85m (Studio) 19:00 Julieta (P)

Sun 26 Mar 13:00 Two Women (S) 15:00 Spirit of the Beehive (PG) 97m (S) 17:00 The Nights of Zayendeh-Rood (15) 63m (S) 18:45 Spirit of the Beehive (S)

13:00 Julieta (S) 15:00 I, Daniel Blake (S) 17:00 Versus: The Life & Work of Ken Loach (P) 19:45 Florence Foster Jenkins (S)

Fri 31 Mar

13:00 Julieta (15) 99m (P) 15:00 El Sur (P) 17:00 I, Daniel Blake (P) 19:00 Bird on a Wire (12A) 106m (P)

13:00 Florence Foster Jenkins (P) 13:30 Women in British Cinema Course (Studio) 16:15 The Nights of Zayendeh-Rood (S) 17:30 Bird on a Wire (S) 19:45 Dancer (S)

Tue 28 Mar

Sat 1 Apr

13:00 El Sur (S) 15:00 Julieta (S) 17:00 Embrace of the Serpent (12A) 124m (S) 19:00 Victoria (15) 138m (P)

13:00 El Sur (S) 15:00 Florence Foster Jenkins (S) 17:00 Victoria (S) 19:45 I, Daniel Blake (S)

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14:00 Madama Butterfly (ROH) 180m inc interval 17:30 Viceroy's House (12A) 106m 20:00 La La Land (12A) 126m

Mon 3 Apr 13:00 Viceroy's House 15:30 La La Land 18:15 The Time of their Lives (12A) 105m 20:45 Certain Women (12A) 107m

Tue 4 Apr 13:00 The Time of their Lives 15:30 Certain Women 18:00 La La Land 20:45 Viceroy's House

Wed 5 Apr 12:15 The Time of their Lives 14:30 Viceroy's House 17:00 The Time of their Lives 19:30 Madama Butterfly (ROH) 180m inc interval

Thu 6 Apr 12:45 Viceroy's House 14:45 The Time of their Lives 16:45 Certain Women 19:00 Twelfth Night (Live from Olivier Theatre) 210m inc interval


Fri 7 Apr

Tue 18 Apr

Fri 28 Apr

12:15 The Lost City of Z (15) 141m 13:30 Women in British Cinema Course (Studio) 15:15 The Time of their Lives 17:30 The Lost City of Z 20:30 La La Land

12:15 The Lego Batman Movie 14:30 Jackie 16:45 The Olive Tree 19:00 La Gazza Ladra (Live from Milan) 220m inc intervals

13:15 The Sense of an Ending (15) 108m 15:45 Going in Style (12A) 96m 18:00 The Sense of an Ending 20:45 Another Mother's Son (15) 98m

Sat 8 Apr 12:15 The Lost City of Z 15:00 La La Land 17:45 The Time of their Lives 20:15 The Lost City of Z

Sun 9 Apr 13:00 The Lost City of Z 16:00 Hero of our Time (Live Bolshoi) 165m inc intervals 19:45 The Lost City of Z

Mon 10 Apr 12:30 Sing (PG) 108m 14:45 Bitter Harvest (15) 103m 17:15 The Lost City of Z 20:15 The Lost City of Z

Tue 11 Apr 12:45 Sing 15:00 The Lost City of Z 18:00 The Lost City of Z 21:00 Bitter Harvest

Wed 12 Apr 12:00 The Lost City of Z 14:30 Bitter Harvest 16:30 The Lost City of Z

Thu 13 Apr 13:00 Sing 15:00 The Lost City of Z 18:00 Bitter Harvest 20:15 The Lost City of Z

Fri 14 Apr 13:00 Jackie (15) 99m 15:15 Elle (18) 130m 18:00 Mad to be Normal (15) 105m plus Intro/Q&A 20:45 Trespass Against Us (15) 99m

Sat 15 Apr 13:15 Jackie 15:30 Mad to be Normal 18:00 Personal Shopper (15) 105m 20:30 Elle

Sun 16 Apr 12:00 The Olive Tree (15tbc) 100m 14:00 Jewels (ROH Ballet) 165 inc 2 intervals 17:15 Mad to be Normal 19:45 Personal Shopper

Mon 17 Apr 13:00 The Lego Batman Movie (PG) 104m 15:30 Mad to be Normal 18:00 Jackie 20:15 Elle

Wed 19 Apr 13:00 The Lego Batman Movie 15:30 Personal Shopper 18:00 Elle 20:45 Trespass Against Us

Thu 20 Apr 12:15 Trespass Against Us 14:30 The Olive Tree 16:45 Jackie 19:00 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Live from the Old Vic) 200m inc interval

Fri 21 Apr 12:30 Sully (12A) 96m 14:45 Manchester by the Sea (15) 137m 17:45 The Salesman (PG) 125m 20:30 A Quiet Passion (PG) 125m

Sat 22 Apr

Sat 29 Apr 12:15 Another Mother's Son 14:30 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Encore) 200m inc interval 18:15 The Sense of an Ending 20:45 The Sense of an Ending

Sun 30 Apr 13:15 The Sense of an Ending 15:45 Going in Style 18:00 The Sense of an Ending 20:30 Neruda (15) 107m

Mon 1 May 13:00 The Sense of an Ending 15:30 The Sense of an Ending 18:00 Going in Style 20:15 Aquarius (18) 142m

12:00 Moonlight (15) 111m 14:30 A Quiet Passion 17:15 The Age of Shadows (15) 140m 20:15 Manchester by the Sea

Tue 2 May

Sun 23 Apr

Wed 3 May

12:00 A Quiet Passion 14:45 The Salesman 17:30 A Quiet Passion 20:15 Moonlight

13:15 The Sense of an Ending 15:45 Another Mother's Son 18:00 The Sense of an Ending 20:30 Graduation

Mon 24 Apr 12:30 A Quiet Passion 15:15 Manchester by the Sea 18:15 Sully 20:30 The Salesman

Tue 25 Apr 12:15 Moonlight 14:45 A Quiet Passion 17:45 The Snow Maiden (Live from Paris) 275m inc Intro & 2 intervals

Wed 26 Apr 12:00 A Quiet Passion 14:15 The Age of Shadows 16:45 A Quiet Passion

Thu 27 Apr 12:45 The Salesman 15:30 Sully 17:45 A Quiet Passion 20:30 A Quiet Passion

12:45 Graduation (15) 128m 15:30 Neruda 18:15 The Sense of an Ending 20:45 The Sense of an Ending

Thu 4 May 12:45 Aquarius 15:45 The Sense of an Ending 18:15 Neruda 20:45 The Sense of an Ending

Fri 5 May 12:00 Their Finest (15) 117m 14:15 The Sense of an Ending 16:30 Their Finest 19:00 Don Carlo (Live) 220m inc intervals

Sat 6 May 12:30 Their Finest 15:00 The Sense of an Ending 17:30 Their Finest 20:15 The Handmaiden (18) 144m

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Film Listings continued Sun 7 May

Sat 13 May

Tue 16 May

12:15 The Handmaiden 15:15 Their Finest 17:45 The Sense of an Ending 20:15 Their Finest

10:00 Occupation, Resistance and the Cinema (Studio Course) 300m 12:15 Their Finest 14:15 Lion (PG) 118m 18:00 Uni Graduation Screening (Private) 20:45 Free Fire

13:15 Free Fire 15:30 Heal the Living 18:00 Lady Macbeth 20:45 Their Finest

Sun 14 May

Thu 18 May

Mon 8 May 12:00 Their Finest 14:30 The Sense of an Ending 16:45 Their Finest

Tue 9 May 12:30 The Sense of an Ending 15:00 Their Finest 17:30 The Handmaiden 20:30 Their Finest

13:00 Their Finest 15:30 Fear Eats the Soul (15) 94m 17:45 Lady Macbeth 89m 20:30 Heal the Living

Wed 10 May

Mon 15 May

12:15 Their Finest 14:30 The Sense of an Ending 16:30 Their Finest

Wed 17 May 13:15 City of Tiny Lights 15:45 Their Finest 18:15 Fear Eats the Soul 20:30 Lion 12:00 Their Finest 14:15 Lady Macbeth 16:45 City of Tiny Lights 19:00 NT LIVE TBA

12:00 Lady Macbeth 14:30 Their Finest 16:45 Lion

Thu 11 May 12:00 Their Finest 14:15 The Sense of an Ending 16:30 Their Finest 19:00 Obsession (NT Live) 120m (No interval)

Fri 12 May 13:15 Heal the Living 103m 15:30 City of Tiny Lights (15) 110m 18:00 Their Finest 20:45 Free Fire (15tbc) 90m

The Snow Maiden

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The Handmaiden


Highlights this season include Live transmissions from Milan (La Gazza Ladra), Florence (Don Carlo), Moscow (Bolshoi Ballet), and of course, London (Twelfth Night). Look out also for encores from the Royal Opera House and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Please see our website for some Summer Performance events that are already on sale.

OPERA MADAMA BUTTERFLY – Sun 2 Apr 14:00 & Wed 5 Apr 19:30 (ROH Encores)�����������������������������pg15 LA GAZZA LADRA – (Rossini - Live from Milan) Tue 18 Apr 19:00 ������������������������������������������pg25 ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (Live from The Old Vic) – Thu 20 Apr 19:00 (Live) & Sat 29 Apr 14:30 (Encore)��������������������������pg28 THE SNOW MAIDEN (Live Paris Opera) – Tue 25 Apr 17:45��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������pg28 DON CARLO (Verdi - Live from Florence) – Fri 5 May 19:00����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������pg34

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As the Chichester Players perform ‘Habeas Corpus’, we provide eight days of films in the Studio and Picture Palace.

I, Daniel Blake

Sat Mon Thu Sat

25 Mar 13:00 (Studio) 27 Mar 17:00 (Pic. Palace) 30 Mar 15:00 (Studio) 1 Apr 19:45 (Studio)

Ken Loach’s 2016 Cannes Palme D’Or and Best British Film BAFTA Winner is not to be missed. A middle aged carpenter (Dave Johns), who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother (Hayley Squires) in a similarly challenging scenario. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern day Britain. The quiet beauty of this film is that we believe, completely, in these people standing in front of us, as Ken Loach and the actors have imagined them. And when the movie ends, we feel like we won’t forget them. UK 2016 Ken Loach 100m

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Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach

Sat 25 Mar 15:00 (Studio) Thu 30 Mar 17:00 (Pic. Palace) Booking Ref

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A funny, provocative and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s foremost filmmakers, Ken Loach, as he turns eighty and looks back at over fifty years of filmmaking. Loach is a director known for his naturalistic, social realist directing style and for his socialism, which are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as homelessness and labour rights. Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, he has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it’s virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British social realism translating well to that context. UK 2016 Louise Osmond 93m


Sun 26 Mar 17:00 (Studio) Fri 31 Mar 16:15 (Studio)

The Nights of Zayendeh-Rood

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Makhmalbaf made the film in Iran in 1990, but it was banned by Iranian censors. In 2016, some parts of the original negative were stolen from the archives of the Iranian censor and smuggled to the West allowing Makhmalbaf to restore the film. The restored version opened the Venice Classics section of the 2016 Venice Film Festival. The film tells the story of an anthropologist and his daughter, and it unfolds during three different periods: before, during and after the Islamic Revolution. The daughter works in ER at a local hospital, where she treats suicidal patients. The reason behind each suicide attempt is different, especially before and after the Revolution. Looking for a reason to be alive, one of the suicidal patients falls in love with the anthropologist’s daughter. However it is a forbidden love with some unexpected consequences. (Subtitles) Iran 1990/2016 Mohsen Makhmalbaf 63m

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Julieta

Mon Tue Wed Thu

27 Mar 13:00 (Pic. Palace) 28 Mar 15:00 (Studio) 29 Mar 19:00 (Pic. Palace) 30 Mar 13:00 (Studio)

Pedro Almodóvar’s most recent film sees a brokenhearted woman deciding to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter. With strong resonances of ‘All About My Mother’, Almodóvar is back on familiar female territory with his typical striking visual style and remarkable storytelling, proving again that he is a master of delving deep into the female psyche. His distinctive voice grows in texture and depth with each new production. A beautiful film. (Subtitles) Spain 2016 Pedro Almodóvar 96m

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Spirit of the Beehive

Sun 26 Mar 15:00 (Studio) Sun 26 Mar 18:45 (Studio) Booking Ref

Made under the Franco regime, Victor Erice’s astonishing 1973 debut is quite simply one of the most remarkable, influential and purely poignant films to emerge from the 1970s. An audacious critique of the disastrous legacy of the Spanish Civil War, it is set in a rural 1940s Spanish village haunted by betrayal and regret. Existing in a highly evocative dreamlike state, it’s a powerfully symbolic, richly allegorical tale that is as unique as it is beautiful. Showing in conjunction with Erice’s later lesser known masterpiece ‘El Sur’ (1983). (Subtitles) Spain 1973 Victor Erice 97m

El Sur

Sat Mon Tue Sat

25 Mar 19:00 (Studio) 27 Mar 15:00 (Pic. Palace) 28 Mar 13:00 (Studio) 1 Apr 13:00 (Studio)

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Victor Erice’s delicate and mysterious film reveals his abiding fascination with memory and loss, missed opportunities and the links between private dreams and political realities. A little girl from Southern Spain has been uprooted to the North. Her rose-coloured memories are shattered when she learns that her beloved dad once had an affair with a Southern woman - and that the flames of passion still smoulder within him. Showing in conjunction with Erice’s earlier better known masterpiece ‘Spirit of the Beehive’ (1973). (Subtitles) Spain 1983 Víctor Erice 95m


Embrace of the Serpent

Tue 28 Mar 17:00 (Studio) Wed 29 Mar 13:00 (Pic. Palace) Booking Ref

This Oscar nominated film is seen through an Amazonian tribesman’s eyes and bears witness to the effects of colonialism, religion and the exploitation of rubber, that affect indigenous traditions and the environment to which they are inextricably linked. This extraordinary visually stunning film is inspired by the travel diaries of Theodor Koch Grunberg (1879–1924) and Richard Evans Schultes (19152001). These diaries are the only known accounts of many Amazonian cultures. (Subtitles) Columbia/Argentina 2015 Ciro Guerra 124m

Two Women

Sat 25 Mar 17:00 (Studio) Sun 26 Mar 13:00 (Studio) Booking Ref

Ralph Fiennes, Sylvie Testud and Aleksandr Baluev star in this Russian adaptation of Ivan Turgenev’s play which had its UK premiere at our 2015 Chichester International Film Festival. Married to a wealthy landowner, Natalya (Anna Vartanyan) laments losing her allure over the opposite sex as middle age approaches and finds herself increasingly jealous of her adopted daughter Vera’s (Anna Levanova) youthful beauty. The camera captures the period detail and the hazy summer beautifully and Ralph Fiennes is subtly splendid acting in Russian. (Subtitles) Russia 2014 Vera Glagoleva 104m

Victoria

Tue 28 Mar 19:00 (Pic. Palace) Sat 1 Apr 17:00 (Studio)

This is a single-take German thriller sensation. Set in Berlin we go on a wild ride with a Spanish girl Victoria, picked up by Berliners in a night club. An astonishingly accomplished thriller demanding huge talent and discipline from the cameraman and the cast. It was indeed filmed in one take, but while you admire the technical panache, the film holds up very well as a thriller. There hasn’t ever been a film quite like this multi-awards winner. English and some subtitles. Germany 2015 Sebastian Schipper 138m

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Bird on a Wire

Mon 27 Mar 19:00 (Pic. Palace) Fri 31 Mar 17:30 (Studio)

With the recent death of Leonard Cohen, we are reprising Tony Palmer’s 1972 documentary remastered in 2015, where the gravel-voiced songsmith moodily strolls through the byways of various European venues and is seen in concert performing. Palmer directs this film documenting Leonard Cohen’s 1972 ‘Bird on a Wire’ tour. He juxtaposes Vietnam War footage and home movies from Cohen’s childhood into the performance footage, creating a powerful testament to the singer’s unique fusion of poetry and politics. UK 1972/2015 Tony Palmer 106m

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Dancer

Wed 29 Mar 17:00 (Studio) Fri 31 Mar 19:45 (Studio)

This documentary offers a uniquely personal portrait of Sergei Polunin, a most singular man and dancer. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal Ballet’s youngest ever principal. At the peak of his success, aged 25, he walked away, driven to the brink of self-destruction by stardom his talent more a burden than a gift. This intimate documentary returns after our sell-out screening in February. (Some subtitles) UK/Russia 2017 Steven Cantor 85m

Booking Ref

Florence Foster Jenkins

Wed Thu Fri Sat

29 Mar 15:00 (Studio) 30 Mar 19:45 (Studio) 31 Mar 13:00 (Pic. Palace) 1 Apr 15:00 (Studio)

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The inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress and socialite (Meryl Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. With multiple nominations for Oscars, Golden Globes and Baftas, this comedy drama directed by Stephen Frears (‘Philomena’, ‘The Queen’) celebrates the human spirit, the power of music and the passion of amateurs everywhere. Also stars Hugh Grant as her devoted husband and manager. UK 2016 Stephen Frears 110m


Mon 3 Apr 18:15 Tue 4 Apr 13:00 Wed 5 Apr 12:15 & 17:00 Thu 6 Apr 14:45

The Time of Their Lives

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A feel-good British road comedy starring two legends of UK and US cinema (and television) – Joan Collins and Pauline Collins. Determined to gate-crash her ex-lover’s funeral at the glamorous French hideaway Île-de-Ré, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage. Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road in a race to get to the French Riviera, becoming entangled in a love triangle with a reclusive Italian millionaire (Franco Nero) along the way. On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another - and have the time of their lives. ​ UK 2016 Roger Goldby 105m

Mon 3 Apr 20:45 Tue 4 Apr 15:30 Thu 6 Apr 16:45

Certain Women

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The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. This triptych of subtly interlocking stories features some of the year’s best performances: Laura Dern plays a lawyer living in a tiny town where nothing much happens outside your random hostage situation; Michelle Williams is building a home on a scenic patch of land outside town; and Kristen Stewart is a young lawyer in training who has agreed to teach a weekly night course. This is a film about women’s fraught relationships to their environments - in this case, the vast expanse of the American West - and the constricting backdrop of others’ expectations. As with all of Reichardt’s films (‘Wendy & Lucy’, ‘Meek’s Cutoff’, ‘Old Joy’), the gems are in the smallest moments - the half smiles, the non-reactions and the silences between two people barely connecting. USA 2016 Kelly Reichardt 107m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Viceroy’s House

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

2 Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr 5 Apr 6 Apr

17:30 13:00 20:45 14:30 12:45

The true story of Lord Mountbatten, when in 1947 he assumed the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. This drama charts the life inside the sumptuous Delhi home of the British rulers of India, and the momentous political decisions that led to the partition of India. Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) assumed the post of last Viceroy, and had the responsibility of working out the complicated details. Costars Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon and Simon Callow. UK/India 2017 Gurinder Chadha 106m

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La La Land

Sun Mon Tue Fri Sat

2 Apr 20:00 3 Apr 15:30 4 Apr 18:00 7 Apr 20:30 8 Apr 15:00

A final chance to see this multiple Oscar and BAFTA winner, about a couple who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. As the film starts, Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) find themselves in a traffic jam, where drivers start jumping out of their cars to joyously sing and dance. This wondrous (and technically accomplished) scene, which received a deserved round of applause at the Venice Premiere, tells us what kind of film to expect. USA 2016 Damien Chazelle 126m

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International Panorama: Canada

Bitter Harvest

Mon 10 Apr 14:45 Tue 11 Apr 21:00 Wed 12 Apr 14:30 Thu 13 Apr 18:00 Booking Ref

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A powerful story of love, honour, rebellion and survival as seen through the eyes of two young lovers caught in the ravages of Joseph Stalin’s genocidal policies against Ukraine in the 1930s. As Stalin advances the ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union, a young artist named Yuri (Max Irons) battles to survive famine and imprisonment to save his childhood sweetheart (Samantha Barks). Filmed on location in Ukraine, this epic story brings to light one of the most devastating chapters of modern Europe. Canada 2017 George Mendeluk 103m


Sun 2 Apr 14:00 Wed 5 April 19:30 Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15)

Madama Butterfly

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ROH Encore Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’ is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in this stunningly beautiful production, with exotic imagery of Nagasaki drawn from 19th-century Western artists’ romanticized views of Japan. Puccini’s music brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding and the beauty of seduction. Well known moments include the impassioned aria ‘Un bel di’ (One Fine Day) as the abandoned Cio-Cio-San clings vainly to her dreams. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano, acclaimed for his interpretations of Italian opera, conducts this intense and gripping journey from light and excitement to darkness and self-sacrifice. 180m approx including interval.

Thu 6 April 19:00 (Live) Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15) NT Live

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Twelfth Night From the Olivier Theatre Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia’s upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible. Simon Godwin directs this joyous new production with Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia. An ensemble cast that includes Daniel Rigby, Tamara Lawrence, Doon Mackichan and Daniel Ezra. Running time 210m approx including interval. BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Fri 7 Apr Sat 8 Apr Sun 9 Apr Mon 10 Apr

12:15 & 17:30 12:15 & 20:15 13:00 & 19:45 17:15 & 20:15

The Lost City of Z

Tue 11 Apr 15:00 & 18:00 Wed 12 Apr 12:00 & 16:30 Thu 13 Apr 15:00 & 20:15 Booking Ref

Based on David Grann’s bestseller, this is the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Fawcett leaves behind his spirited wife Nina (Sienna Miller) in 1906 on what promises to be a two-year venture into the dense jungle with his close army comrade Henry Costin (Robert Pattinson) and a tiny band of guides and porters. Threats both natural and human lurk everywhere. From here, we watch Fawcett on further expeditions in the jungle, spending time with his family back in England, and also fighting in the trenches of the Somme. As a work of filmmaking, it’s an immediate classic, fit to stand beside the best of Werner Herzog and Stanley Kubrick – though it’s also entirely its own thing. USA 2017 James Gray 141m

Sun 9 April 16:00 (Live) Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15) Live Bolshoi Ballet

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A Hero of Our Time The final presentation in the Bolshoi’s cinema season is a brand new production by choreographer Yuri Possokhov in a tragic poetic journey that can only be seen at the Bolshoi. Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passions. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…”Give me everything, it is still not enough.” This story based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov’s literary masterpiece, three separate tales recounting Pechorin’s heartbreaking betrayals. Is he a real hero? Or is he just a man like any other? Music: Ilya Demutsky; Choreography: Yuri Possokhov; Libretto: Kirill Serebrennikov. Running time 165m approx inc intervals. BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Sing

Mon 10 Apr 12:30 Tue 11 Apr 12:45 Thu 13 Apr 13:00

A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world’s animals in order to save his elegant theatre in this quirky animated musical. In a plot line that combines elements of old backstage musicals with X Factor-like talent shows, Buster Moon (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) is the koala who runs a grand but decaying old theatre. He’s out of money and the bank is about to foreclose on him. In a last-ditch effort to keep the theatre going, he stages a singing competition. It’s cheery, toe-tapping fare that kids are bound to enjoy and that has plenty of nostalgia and injokes to keep the adults laughing too. The music is incessant and very well chosen, and the cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Saunders and many more. USA 2016 Garth Jennings 108m

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The Lego Batman Movie

Mon 17 Apr 13:00 Tue 18 Apr 12:15 Wed 19 Apr 13:00 Booking Ref

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In the irreverent spirit of fun that made ‘The Lego Movie’ a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – Lego Batman - stars in his own bigscreen adventure. The plot has the supremely arrogant Bruce Wayne/Batman (the gravelly-voiced Will Arnett) having to come to terms with the lone wolf life he’s embraced as a result of losing his parents as a child. To that end he’ll have to learn to become part of a team - butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes), new police commissioner Barbara Gordon (Rosario Dawson) and Dick Grayson (Michael Cera), the orphan he accidentally adopts - that he finally accepts as his new family. He will also need to acknowledge his “special relationship” with his arch-nemesis, the Joker (Zach Galifianakis). USA 2017 Chris McKay 104m


Fri 14 Apr Sat 15 Apr Sun 16 Apr Mon 17 Apr

Mad to be Normal

18:00 (+ Intro/Q&A) 15:30 17:15 15:30

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The story of world-renowned Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing (David Tenant) and his unique community at Kingsley Hall, East London, during the 1960’s. ‘Mad To Be Normal’ reveals the story of the famous psychiatrist and one of Scotland’s greatest ever minds. Working out of Kingsley Hall in East London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Laing performed various daring experiments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed. His revolutionary methods involved experimenting with LSD on his patients and practising a form of self-healing known as metanoia, causing outrage and controversy in the medical profession and radically changing attitudes and perceptions of mental health around the world. The cast includes David Tennant, Michael Gambon, Elisabeth Moss and Gabriel Byrne. USA 2017 Robert Mullen 105m We are delighted to welcome director Robert Mullen for a Q&A after the Friday screening. He returns to New Park after having given UK Premieres to his three previous films, all made in Lithuania, including ‘We Will Sing’.

Sat 15 Apr 18:00 Sun 16 Apr 19:45 Wed 19 Apr 15:30

Personal Shopper

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Kristen Stewart is excellent as Maureen in Olivier Assayas’s magnificently unconventional Paris-set ghost story. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she continually visits his Paris home, determined to make contact with him. Maureen, a Personal Shopper by day and amatuer medium by night, spends nights in Lewis’s dark and rambling mansion, hoping he’ll keep their oath to each other to get in touch from the other side, whoever goes first. Amid all the shifting mirrored surfaces and hazy ambiguities of Assayas’s bewitching, brazenly unconventional ghost story, this much can be said with certainty: Kristen Stewart has become a great actress. The former ‘Twilight’ star was a standout feature of Assayas’s last film, ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’, quietly and confidently standing alongside the skill of Juliette Binoche. USA 2016 Oliver Assayas 105m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Jackie

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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy. ‘Jackie’ finds humanity in the pomp and splendour, and a deep empathy for those who must always live in the public eye and are not even allowed to mourn in their own way. There is real grace, sorrow, and beauty to this rich and rewarding cinematic experience. USA 2016 Pablo Larraín 99m

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Manchester by the Sea

Fri 21 Apr 14:45 Sat 22 Apr 20:15 Mon 24 Apr 15:15 Booking Ref

This strong Awards contender (Casey Affleck won all three major acting awards) tells the story of a solitary Boston janitor who is transformed when he returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew. After the death of his older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler), Lee Chandler (Affleck) is shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick (Lucas Hedges). Taking leave of his job, Lee reluctantly returns to care for the spirited 16-yearold, and is forced to deal with his past. USA 2016 Kenneth Lonergan 137m Back by Popular Demand

Sully

Fri 21 Apr 12:30 Mon 24 Apr 18:15 Thu 27 Apr 15:30 Booking Ref

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Tom Hanks stars in this thrilling portrait of heroic airline pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who successfully completed an emergency landing of an Airbus A320 full of passengers on the Hudson River in 2009. Director Clint Eastwood transforms the events of Flight 1549, into a fierce, stark drama of horror narrowly avoided. The action of the film involves another shock: federal officials question Sully’s judgment and subject him and First Office Jeff Skiles (Aaron Eckhart) to an investigation that could cost him his job and even his pension. USA 2016 Clint Eastwood 96m


Fri 14 Apr Sat 15 Apr Mon 17 Apr Wed 19 Apr International Panorama: France

15:15 20:30 20:15 18:00

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Elle

A successful businesswoman (Isabelle Huppert) gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. Michèle is the Head of a successful company - she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game - a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control. ‘Elle’ is a serious and deeply reasoned film about rape, not solely from the director’s point of view, but from Michèle herself, (and by proxy, Huppert) who undertakes an intellectual examination of her rape and rapist. Huppert won the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Actress for this performance. (Subtitles) France 2016 Paul Verhoeven 130m

Fri 14 Apr 20:45 Wed 19 Apr 20:45 Thu 20 Apr 12:15

Trespass Against Us

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Brendan Gleeson and Michael Fassbender star in this story set across three generations of the Cutler family who live as outlaws in their own anarchic corner of Britain’s richest countryside. Chad Cutler (Fassbender) is heir apparent to his bruising criminal father Colby (Gleeson) and has been groomed to spend his life hunting, thieving and tormenting the police. But with his own son, Tyson (Georgie Smith) coming of age, Chad soon finds himself locked in a battle with his father for the future of his young family. When Colby learns of Chad’s dreams for another life he sets out to tie his son and grandson into the archaic order that has bound the Cutler family for generations. Featuring incredible performances and an astonishing score, this is at once an exhilarating crime thriller and a profoundly moving story about love and family. UK 2016 Adam Smith 99m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Sun 16 Apr 12:00 Tue 18 Apr 16:45 Thu 20 Apr 14:30 International Panorama: Spain

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The Olive Tree

El Olivo A deceptively simple drama that hooks you from the very beginning, about a Spanish family and its thousand-year-old olive tree. The family of impulsive Alba (Anna Castillo) has fallen on hard times, and they have been forced into abandoning olive oil production for poultry farming. We follow the determined Alba as she sets out across Europe to reclaim her grandfather’s beloved ancient olive tree from the German company who bought it, and now use it as their logo. Combining social critique with a deeply human story about the broken and unbroken bonds between generations, this is, like the best work of Bollaín and mentor Ken Loach, cinema that cares and wants to make the world better. Spain / Germany 2016 Icíar Bollaín 100m

Sun 16 April 14:00 Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15)

Jewels

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ROH Encore George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant 3 part ballet classic with music by Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Grandeur and elegance complete the ballet with the splendour of Imperial Russia and the peerless music of Tchaikovsky in ‘Diamonds’. ‘Jewels’ is a masterclass in the many luminous facets of classical ballet and indeed of The Royal Ballet itself: the virtuoso choreography of Balanchine, the intensity of the soloists and the precision of the entire Company. Conductor - Pavel Sorokin. 165m approx including 2 intervals.

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Tue 18 April 19:00 (Live) Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15)

La Gazza Ladra

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Live from La Scala Milan Rossini: 200 years after its original La Scala success, which “aroused such furore that at every moment the audiences stood up en masse to cover Rossini in acclaim,” Riccardo Chailly now brings this celebrated tragicomic opera back to the stage where it was first performed. A masterpiece of grace and brilliance, adept at describing the excesses of power without prevaricating. In this production, the director and co-founder of the Teatro dell’Elfo and Oscar winner for ‘Mediterraneo’ makes his debut at La Scala to elegantly relate the story of the servant Ninetta who is wrongly accused of theft. The cast brings together the cream of the new generation of Rossinian bel canto with Rosa Feola debuting, tenor Edgardo Rocha, basses Alex Esposito and Paolo Bordogna, as well as Teresa Lervolino and the expert bel canto of Michele Pertusi. Sung in Italian with English Subtitles. Conductor Riccardo Chailly. 200m inc interval.

Fri 21 Apr 17:45 Sun 23 Apr 14:45 Mon 24 Apr 20:30 International Panorama: Iran

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The Salesman Forushande 2017 Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Film: Asghar Farhadi, (2012 Oscar-winner with ‘A Separation’) directs this story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller’s ‘Death of a Salesman’. This is a movie in conversation with a play. It is a story about a group of Tehran actors rehearsing and performing ‘Death of a Salesman’ and how the moral collisions in that 1949 classic intertwine with the messes being created offstage. Even when they’re being honest, the people in Farhadi’s films (‘Fireworks Wednesday’, ‘About Elly’, ‘The Past’, ‘A Separation’ and now ‘The Salesman’) cannot reveal all. Their country, their patriarchy, their spouses’ recriminations discourage it. (Subtitles) Iran 2016 Asghar Farhadi 125m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Fri 21 Apr Sat 22 Apr Sun 23 Apr Mon 24 Apr Tue 25 Apr Wed 26 Apr Thu 27 Apr

A Quiet Passion

20:30 14:30 12:00 & 17:30 12:30 14:45 12:00 & 16:45 17:45 & 20:30

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Terence Davies’ biographical drama detailing the story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her early days as a young schoolgirl, to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. We first encounter young Emily at home and school, where she is an energetic girl exasperating her teachers by refusing to accept their strictures on religion. Later the film changes mood, as Dickinson is confronted with illness, death and disappointment. This very faithful recreation of Dickinson’s world never feels stolid. The fluid cinematography - those wonderful gliding shots that are found in many of Davies’s films (‘Sunset Song’, ‘Distant Voices Still Lives’) - and sheer liveliness of the writing and performances add energy to the storytelling. From time to time, we hear passages of Dickinson’s verse beautifully read by Nixon. This is an exceptional film with a searing central performance from Cynthia Nixon. UK/Belgium 2017 Terence Davies 125m

Sat 22 Apr 12:00 Sun 23 Apr 20:15 Tue 25 Apr 12:15 Back by Popular Demand

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Moonlight This year’s Academy Awards and Golden Globes Winner for Best Film. The tender, heart-breaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. ‘Moonlight’ is essentially three short stories woven into a larger tapestry. Each features the same protagonist but at different times of his life: child, teenager, man. This film is indeed about the struggles and difficulties of a person embracing his culturally reviled sexuality, but the story is universal in scope and intent. It is about poverty, intolerance, the battle to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles, and love. This memorable film also won the Oscar for Best Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Barry Jenkins). USA 2016 Barry Jenkins 111m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Thu 20 April 19:00 (Live) Sat 29 Apr 14:30 (Encore) NT Live

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Live from the Old Vic Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight. Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds. Running time 200m approx including interval.

Tue 25 Apr 17:45 (Live) This magnificent and rarely performed opera is not showing in most UK venues. Live Paris Opera

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The Snow Maiden Snegúrochka (The Snow Maiden) was born in times of old in Tsar Berendey’s mythical kingdom, the fruit of the union between Spring Beauty and Grandfather Frost. Protected by her parents from the jealousy of the Sun God Yarilo, (who vowed to warm her heart when she gets older and falls in love), Snegúrochka’s fate is entrusted to a wood sprite. Ten years after its creation, Rimsky‑Korsakov wrote: “anyone who fails to love ‘The Snow Maiden’ understands nothing of my works nor of myself”. This masterpiece of popular Slavic literature brings to the stage a magical fantasy of love and mythical renewal. Aida Garifullina sings the title role under young conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov and director Dmitri Tcherniakov. 260m (including 2 intervals) + 15min intro.

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Fri 28 Apr Sat 29 Apr Sun 30 Apr Mon 1 May Tue 2 May Wed 3 May Thu 4 May

The Sense of an Ending

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Fri 5 May Sat 6 May Sun 7 May Mon 8 May Tue 9 May Wed 10 May Thu 11 May

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Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love (Charlotte Rampling) and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago. Tony is a mildly grumpy septuagenarian who lives comfortably enough while maintaining a hole-in-the-wall camera store that exclusively stocks second-hand Leicas. He rather uselessly accompanies his heavily pregnant lesbian daughter Susie (Michelle Dockery) to birthing class and seems devoid of any consuming interests or close friends. Sending his serene life into choppy waters is the arrival of a legal letter revealing an unexpected cash bequest from a late school chum, as well as a promised copy of the man’s diary. We are treated to flashbacks of Tony’s earlier years (played by Billy Howle), covering his intense admiration for the handsome and brilliant Adrian (Joe Alwyn) and his equivocal courtship of the alluring but elusive Veronica (Freya Mavor). This adaptation of the widely praised Julian Barnes novel is very well served by Broadbent, who is smooth and self-effacing as the old-timer whose view of himself and the past acquires significant clarity. Harriet Walter, Dockery and Rampling, playing women who have differing issues with Tony, are tautly spring-loaded with repressed feelings they’re mostly loathe to express, while Emily Mortimer is very entertaining as the young Veronica’s frisky, hard-to-read mother. UK 2017 Ritesh Batra 108m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Sat 22 Apr 17:15 Wed 26 Apr 14:15 Booking Ref

International Panorama: South Korea

The Age of Shadows Set in the late 1920s, we follow the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul. Korean-born Japanese policeman Lee Jung-Chool (Kang-ho Song) is charged with the task of stopping a Korean resistance group fighting against Japanese occupation. While attempting to prevent the resistance from bombing Japanese officials in Seoul, Jung-Chool is slowly torn apart from playing both sides until he can no longer ignore his conscience. ‘The Age of Shadows’ combines Korean historical fiction, thriller action sequences, and noir sensibilities, balancing calculated emotional drama with excitement and suspense. South Korea 2016 Jee-woon Kim 140m

Fri 28 Apr 20:45 Sat 29 Apr 12:15 Wed 3 May 15:45

Another Mother’s Son

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Based on the true story during the German occupation of the Channel Islands, about a Jersey-woman who takes in an escaped young Russian war prisoner, hides him and protects him as her own child. Louisa Gould (Jenny Seagrove) is a shop keeper who after losing one of her sons in the conflict, shelters a Russian prisoner of war (Julian Kostov) who has escaped from a Nazi prison camp. Amid growing tension it becomes clear that British wartime leader Winston Churchill would not risk an assault to re-capture the occupied island, and the community began to fray under the pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty. Against this backdrop, Lou fights to preserve her family’s sense of humanity and to protect the Russian boy as if he were her own. Filmed around Somerset, including Bath, Shepton Mallet and Wells, this is a beautifully shot film with a lot of heart. UK 2017 Christopher Menaul 98m

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Tue 2 May 12:45 Wed 3 May 20:30 International Panorama: Romania

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Graduation

Bacalaureat ‘Graduation’ shares with Mungiu’s 2007 critically acclaimed ‘4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days’ a sense of how personal morality can be misshapen by the institutions of an immoral society. Romeo, a physician living in a mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding Eliza has won a scholarship to study psychology in the UK. On the day before her exam, Eliza is assaulted jeopardizing her entire future. There are ways of solving the situation, but none of them using the principles Romeo has taught his daughter. This is a beautifully crafted work of storytelling that resonates long after you see it. (Subtitles) Romania 2016 Cristian Mungiu 128m

Fri 28 Apr 15:45 Sun 30 Apr 15:45 Mon 1 May 18:00

Going in Style

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Oscar winners Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives. When their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty, the trio become desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, so risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. The great cast also includes Christopher Guest, Matt Dillon, Peter Serafinowicz and Ann-Margaret. You may recognize the film’s title as it is a remake of the 1979 heist film starring George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasbourg. USA 2017 Zach Braff 96m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Sun 30 Apr 20:30 Tue 2 May 15:30 Thu 4 May 18:15 International Panorama: Chile

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Neruda

An investigator launches a search for Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Prizewinning Chilean poet, who became a fugitive in his own country for his Communist leanings during the 1940s. From the opening scenes, which show Neruda (Luis Gnecco) holding court over a bacchanal in his luxurious home with his wife, the painter Delia del Carril (Mercedes Morán), Larraín places Neruda in the framework of a detective story, the poet’s favourite prose genre, pursued by the fatuous detective Óscar Peluchonneau (Gael García Bernal). Larraín has long expressed an interest in the political machinations of the world, whether it’s Pinochet’s story in ‘No’ or the Catholic Church in ‘The Club’, and ‘Neruda’ mixes the historical elements of his filmography with his lyrical side, one that understands that art can be one of the most political forces in the world. (Subtitles) Chile/Argentina 2017 Pablo Larraín 107m

Mon 1 May 20:15 Thu 4 May 12:45 International Panorama: Brazil

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Aquarius

Brazilian screen legend Sonia Braga plays a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic who will not relinquish her home and precious memories. Clara (Braga) is the last resident of the Aquarius, an art deco oceanside apartment, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in the rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for redevelopment, pressures to move on surround Clara from all sides. But she has pledged to leave only upon death. She is a warrior for aesthetic distinction, for critical thought, for sexual and creative liberty - for things that cannot be bought, sold or indexed. And she is not someone you want to go up against in a fight. (Subtitles) Brazil 2016 Kleber Mendonça Filho 142m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Fri 5 May 19:00 (Live) Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15) Verdi’s

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Don Carlo LIVE from Florence Zubin Mehta conducts a cast led by Fabio Sartori and Julianna Di Giacomo sung in Italian with English subtitles. Verdi’s opera about love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain is based upon the life of Carlos, Prince of Asturias who was betrothed to Elizabeth of Valois, the daughter of France’s King Henry II but for political reasons, married Carlos’ father Philip II of Spain. ‘Don Carlo’ was first performed at the Paris Opéra in 1867 where politics and religion were dangerously entwined. Verdi made extensive revisions to the opera over the following 20 years, and this production follows the four-act 1886 version performed at one of the newest Opera Houses in the world, the Opera di Firenze. Orchestra and Choir of the Annual Music Festival in Florence Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Running time 220m approx inc interval(s)

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Sat 6 May 20:15 Sun 7 May 12:15 Tue 9 May 17:30 International Panorama: S. Korea

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The Handmaiden

Ah-Ga-Ssi Park Chan-Wook (‘Oldboy’) brings us a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady and a Korean woman hired to serve as her handmaiden, but secretly involved in a con to defraud her. The twisting plot is derived from the Sarah Waters novel ‘Fingersmith’, about a pickpocket who impersonates a servant girl in an attempt to con an English heiress kept captive by her uncle. Here Soo-Kee (Kim Tae-Ri) is the street-smart orphan catapulted into a mansion by a fraudulent Count (Ha Jung-Woo) intending to wed the innocent Lady Hideko (Kim Min-hee), kept cloistered by her tyrannical uncle. Filled with bold strokes and cinematography, that combines the poise of Japanese visual art and a good dose of Gothic atmosphere. South Korea 2016 Park Chan-Wook 144m

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Lady Macbeth

17:45 12:00 18:00 14:15

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Not another spin on ‘The Scottish Play’, this tense, darkly comic feature is an adaptation of a 19th century Russian novella, ‘Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District’ by Nikolai Leskov, the story now transported to 1865 rural England. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. The hypnotic Florence Pugh announces herself as an actress to watch with this fine performance, veering from endearing puckishness to dangerously disturbed. UK 2016 William Oldroyd 89m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Fri 5 May Sat 6 May Sun 7 May Mon 8 May Tue 9 May Wed 10 May Thu 11 May

Their Finest

12:00 & 16:30 12:30 & 17:30 15:15 & 20:15 12:00 & 16:45 15:00 & 20:30 12:15 & 16:30 12:00 & 16:30

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18:00 12:15 13:00 14:30 20:45 15:45 12:00

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A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. With London emptied of men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) lands herself a job writing copy for propaganda films that need “a woman’s touch”. Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Tom Buckley (Sam Claflin) whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime. With the country’s morale at stake, Catrin, Buckley and a colourful crew work furiously to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin discovers there is as much drama, comedy and passion behind the camera as there is on screen. Placing the cherry atop an already delicious film, is Bill Nighy’s brilliantly funny performance as vain, ageing thesp Ambrose Hilliard. UK 2016 Lone Scherfig 117m

Thu 11 May 19:00 Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15) NT Live

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Obsession Live from the Barbican Jude Law stars in this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film, directed by Ivo van Hove (‘A View from the Bridge’, ‘Hedda Gabler’). Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart. Visconti’s first feature film ‘Obsession’ (1943), based on James M Cain’s novel ‘The Postman Always Rings Twice’, gave rise to Italian neorealism, a cinematic movement highlighting the struggles of ordinary people in a time of upheaval. 120m (No Interval) BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Fri 12 May 13:15 Sun 14 May 20:30 Tue 16 May 15:30 International Panorama: France

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Heal the Living

Réparer les Vivants When a teenage surfer (Gabin Verdet) is killed in a car accident, his grieving parents (Emmanuelle Seigner and Kool Shen) have to make the decision to donate his organs to those in need. Writer-director Katell Quillévéré divides her film into two halves: first focusing on the family’s emotional shock and ethical dilemmas before introducing us to the woman (Anne Dorval) who will receive the heart in question. This is Quillévéré’s third feature, and it is both her most ambitious to date and her most accomplished. She weaves a rich emotional tapestry through multiple characters – family members, doctors, paramedics – and while it’s easy to imagine this material feeling contrived or soapy in the wrong hands, she pulls it off with unerring elegance and lightness of touch. (Subtitles) France 2016 Katell Quillévéré 103m

Sat 13 May 14:15 Mon 15 May 16:45 Wed 17 May 20:30 Back by Popular Demand

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Lion

Back after our February Sold Out screenings and two BAFTAs, this is a heart-warming tale of love beyond boundaries. Five-year-old Saroo (Sunny Pawar - this tiny, self-possessed performer is electric) gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometres across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later (now played by Dev Patel), armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Also stars Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and David Wenham. Australia 2016 Garth Davis 118m

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Fri 12 May 20:45 Sat 13 May 20:45 Tue 16 May 13:15

Free Fire

Booking Ref

One of the UK’s most exciting directors, Ben Wheatley (‘High-Rise’, ‘A Field in England’) brings us an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. 1970’s Boston (although shot in Brighton). Justine (Brie Larson) has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen (Cillian Murphy and Michael Smiley), and a gang led by Vernon (Sharlto Copley) and Ord (Arnie Hammer), who are selling them a stash of guns. But when shots are fired during the handover, everyone at the scene is thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival. Wheatley’s storytelling is impressive. There are ten key characters, but their personalities and relationships are so briskly established that when the bullets start flying, we can predict who each person will target or protect. Or – this being Wheatley – we think we can. Comparisons to ‘Reservoir Dogs’ are inevitable. France/UK 2017 Ben Wheatley 90m

Fri 12 May 15:30 Wed 17 May 13:15 Thu 18 May 16:45

City of Tiny Lights

Booking Ref

In the teeming, multicultural metropolis of modern-day London, a seemingly straightforward missing-person case launches a down-atheel private eye into a dangerous world of religious fanaticism and political intrigue. Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed) - cricket fan, devoted son and deadbeat private eye - is just emerging from another hangover when his next case walks through the door. Melody (Cush Jumbo) wants him to find her friend Natasha who has gone missing without warning. As he delves deeper into the case, Tommy’s journey to uncover the truth leads him into the hidden layers of modern London, unlocking shocking secrets about past loves, friendships and family. ‘City of Tiny Lights’ plays perfectly as a modern-day film noir with femme fatales, government spooks, and a wisecracking lead unafraid to deliver witty retorts after having his face bashed with a metal pipe. UK 2016 Pete Travis 110m BOX OFFICE 01243 786 650

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Sun 14 May 15:30 Wed 17 May 18:15 Classics Restored & Reissued

Booking Ref

Fear Eats the Soul Angst Essen Seele Auf An accidental romance is kindled between a German woman and a Moroccan migrant worker twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them. Rainer Werner Fassbinder not only directed this film, but also scripted, designed the sets, and produced. Brigitte Mira heads the cast as a lonely German cleaning woman, who enters into an affair with equally lonely - and much younger - Moroccan mechanic Ali (El Hedi Ben Salem). They marry, despite the shocked, bigoted reactions of those around them. This take on Douglas Sirk’s ‘All That Heaven Allows’ won the international critic’s prize at Cannes. Technically flawless, deceptively simple and avoiding excesses, it is about problems that are timely and timeless in implications. (Subtitles) West Germany 1974 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 94m

COMING SOON Look out for the NT Live Performance that was about to be announced at time of going to print, and note that the rest of these events are already on sale.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE (To be Announced) – (LIVE) �������������������������������������������������������������������� Thu 18 May 19:00 (Live) JULIUS CAESAR (RSC) – (Encore) ����������������������������������������������������������������������������Sat 20 May 14:30 TRIPLE BALLET BILL (ROH) – (Encore) �����������������������������������������������������������������������������Sun 11 Jun 14:00 MICHELANGELO: LOVE AND DEATH – (Exhibition)��������������������������������������������������������� Tue 13 & Sat 17 Jun 16:00 ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (RSC) – (Encore) ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� Thu 15 Jun 19:30 OTELLO (Live ROH) –����������������������������������� Wed 28 Jun 19:15 (Live) & Sun 2 Jul 14:00 (Encore) BERLIN PHILHARMONIC Live – (Gustavo Dudamel)������������������������������������������������������������� Fri 9 Jun 18:30

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Film Courses and Talks at New Park

A Special Event at Chichester Cinema at New Park. Over eight weeks we have screened four films from the 1960’s which, in raising similar issues, tested and extended the boundaries drawn by the British Board of Film Censors. The films ‘Victim’, ‘Sapphire’, ‘The L-Shaped Room’ and ‘The Children’s Hour’ are accompanied by three film courses – ‘Censorship in British Cinema’, ‘Women in Hollywood’, plus the course on this page.

screening

diversity

Fri 24 Mar 13:30 Fri 31 Mar 13:30 Fri 7 Apr 13:30 (Studio – Tickets £14 for three sessions – or £6 each)

Women in British Cinema

Booking Ref

From Kitchen to Boardroom: The representation of women in British film from the 1940’s to the present day. Rosemary Coxon , Education Officer at CCANP, invites you to join her for three sessions to look at the roles actresses played in three significant periods of British film history - the 1940’s to 50’s,the 1960’s and the 20th Century. Has the perception of women in film and in society changed over these years and if not, why not? By looking at a host of film clips and the opinions of critics, actresses and directors we will try to find answers to these questions. Please join us at the cinema!

Supported by:

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Film Courses & Talks at New Park

Sat 13 May 10:00am - 15:00 Kanal

(Studio) Tickets: £12.00 (Friends/Students £10) to include refreshments on arrival Booking Ref

Occupation, Resistance and the Cinema Day Course In these challenging times of political change and contest, and passionate belief and debate - Brexit and Remain, war, poverty and refugees, pro- and anti-Trump supporters, news and fake news reporting, myths, censorship and memories - a fascinating opportunity to explore the interrelationships between historical and contemporary struggles for power, and notions of invasion, occupation and resistance, both in WW2 in Europe, and beyond. Films to be referenced will include examples like ‘Kanal’ (Poland 1956); ‘Flame and Citron’ (Denmark 2008); ‘Army of Shadows’ (France 1969), ‘Lacombe Lucien’ (France 1974), ‘Au Revoir Les Enfants’ (France 1987); ‘The Battle of Algiers’ (Italy/Algeria 1966); ‘It Happened Here’ (UK 1965) and ‘Went the Day Well’ (UK 1942). Specialist contributors to this day will include: Emeritus Professor Rod Kedward (University of Sussex; Founder Member: Resistance Studies Network), Martyn Bell (Secret WW2 Learning Network), David Coxon (Deputy Director at Tangmere Museum) Rosemary Coxon and Mike Jennings (Chichester Cinema at New Park Education Dept.)

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Focus on Film: Coming Soon

Australian Film Season Talk

To complement the Sidney Nolan Exhibition at Pallant House Gallery, we bring you a selection of talks, films and documentaries about Australian Cinema and Sidney Nolan. (May) Focus on Film: Coming Soon

Hitchcock Day Course

Ian Haydn Smith will present an over-view of Hitchcock’s life and works, painting a portrait of an individual who created art for the masses. Few film directors have achieved his fame and notoriety. (Jun) Focus on Film: Coming Soon

Watching the Detectives

Enjoy a new course taking a fresh look at Crime Thrillers, Film Noir, Heist movies, Courtroom dramas, Mob films and even Crime comedy as seen in some of our best loved films and some that may be new to you - to thrill and excite you! (Jun)

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Ticket prices Spring 2017 Full price Senior citizens

£8.50 £8.00

(For first two matinees everyday)

Friends Full time Students/Unemployed Children under 15 Student Gold

£7.50 £5.50 £3.50 £1.00

Special Events as listed Valid cards must be shown to obtain concessions. Credit Vouchers can be issued if you cancel a minimum of 24 hours prior to the film.

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Chichester Cinema at New Park Ltd. New Park Road, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 7XY

Vice Presidents: Dame Maggie Smith and Kenneth Branagh Artistic Consultant: Roger Gibson

General Manager: Walter Francisco Registered Charity No. 1099780

The cinema gratefully acknowledges the generous support of: Design: The Graphic Design House www.tgdh.co.uk • 023 9233 4971

BOX OFFICE  01243 786 650 BOX OFFICE HOURS  12.30 to 20.30 info@chichestercinema.org

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The Spring 2017 Season Programme Brochure from Chichester Cinema at New Park.

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