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C’EST LA VIE!

C’EST LA VIE! (M)

Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gilles Lellouche

100 mins. France 2017
Dir: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

SUNDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

This charming French comedy is about a disgruntled caterer working his last wedding event. Max is just trying to get through the night, but has to deal with a cast of off-beat characters and a girl friend who is flirting with a young server.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Sun 16th Dec 1:30PM
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (G)

Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummins, Hayley Atwell

104 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Marc Forster

THURSDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

Christopher Robin, the young boy who embarked on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Thu 27th Dec 1:30PM
NEW YEAR\'S EVE SPECIAL

NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECIAL (PG)

Rear Window: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr Chariots of Fire: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson.

REAR WINDOW  
112 mins.  USA 1954.  Dir: Alfred Hitchcock

Professional photographer LB ‘Jeff ’ Jeffreys breaks his leg while getting an action shot. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing neighbours. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife.

CHARIOTS OF FIRE
(PG) 124 mins. UK 1981.  Dir: Hugh Hudson

Based on the true story of two very different men who competed as runners in the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddel, a serious Christian Scotsman, believes that he has to succeed as a testamemt to his faith. Harold Abrahams is a Jewish Englishman who wants desperately to be accepted and prove that Jews are not inferior.

Tickets $25 (no concessions) includes Festive Supper following the films.

  • Mon 31st Dec 7:00PM
A STAR IS BORN

A STAR IS BORN (M)

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Andrew Dice Clay

136 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Bradley Cooper

FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer when Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Fri 4th Jan 1:30PM
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (M)

Stars: ami Malek, Ben Hardy, Mike Myers

134 mins. UK/USA 2018. Dir: Bryan Singer

SUNDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

This film traces the meteoric rise of the band Queen. The band is famous for their songs, revolutionary sound, and the near implosion of their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury whose life spirals out of control. Their reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury is facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band to one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Sun 13th Jan 1:30PM
THE CHILDREN ACT

THE CHILDREN ACT (M)

Emma Thompson, Fionn Whitehead, Stanley Tucci

105 mins. UK/USA 2018. Dir: Richard Eyre

FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

In the midst of a marital crisis Fiona, a High Court Judge, must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer, despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons. Fiona visits Adam in hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long buried feelings in her.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Fri 18th Jan 1:30PM
IN LIKE FLYNN

IN LIKE FLYNN (MA15+)

Thomas Cocquerel, Clive Standen, William Moseley

98 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Russell Mulcahy

FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

The film is based on Errol Flynn’s early autobiography ‘Beam Ends’ and was the inspiration of Corey Large and Luke Flynn (Errol’s grandson) after their travels through Australia. In his youth, before he became an internationally famed celebrity, Errol Flynn was a rouse-about, an adventurer, opium smuggler, gambler, street fighter, womanizer and gold prospector.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Fri 25th Jan 1:30PM
THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN (M)

Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover

93 mins. USA 2018. Dir: David Lowery

FRIDAY MORNING MATINEE

The film is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of grand high-end robberies that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit is detective John Hunt, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman who loves him in spite of his chosen career.

Tickets $10 includes morning tea before the film from 10.30 am. Screening starts about 11 am.

  • Fri 1st Feb 11:00AM
THE SEAGULL

THE SEAGULL (M)

Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening, Billy Howle

98 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Michael Mayer

FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

The film is based on Anton Chekhov’s classic play. One summer at a picturesque lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves someone else, a tragic comedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly, and the eternal desire to live a purposeful life.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Fri 22nd Feb 1:30PM
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