SPRING 2018 FILM SEASON at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL

The films that will be showing at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall between January and April 2018 – in conjunction with Village Screen and Creative Arts East – are:

Friday  26 January 2018 – “Victoria & Abdul” – starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal.

Released in October 2017, this film tells the story of the unlikely but devoted friendship between Queen Victoria and a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim, who had come to England to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee.

The film has a PG certificate and is of 1 hour and 51 minutes’ duration.

 

Saturday 24 February 2018 – “Hampstead” – starring Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson and James Norton.

This film was released in June 2017, relating the story of the friendship which is formed between an American widow living in the Hampstead suburb of London and a man living wild on Hampstead Heath. They campaign against unscrupulous property dealers in the area who are threatening the neighbourhood and, in particular,  his home and his way of life.

The film has a 12A certificate and lasts for 1 hour and 42 minutes.

 

Saturday 24 March 2018 – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Will Tilston and Alan Lawther as Christopher Robin aged 8 and 18.

Released in September 2017, this film tells the story of the author AA Milne, his wife Daphne and their child Christopher Robin after their move to the English countryside. The various stuffed animal toys belonging to, and played with by, Christopher Robin inspire his father to write the stories “Winnie the Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner”.

This film has a PG Certificate and lasts for 1 hour and 47 minutes.

 

Friday 27 April 2018 – “Film Starts Don’t Die in Liverpool”, starring Annette Bening and Jamie Bell. also with Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters and Kenneth Cranham.

This is a biographical romantic drama telling the story of the legendary Holywood film star Gloria Grahame and her relationship with a young ‘jobbing’ actor in the Liverpool of the late 1970s/early 1980s, through health and her fight against breast cancer.

The film contains strong language and the certificate will be shown later. Its duration is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

 

The films will start at 7.30 p.m. on each showing, and the cost will be £4.00 if ordered in advance or £5.00 on the door on the night.

 

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