Winter/Spring Programme 2020 – Season 72 Part 2

Pain and GLory

Pain and Glory

Note: – This film was part of the Season 72 Part 1 schedule

Screening Date: – 6th January 2020

Reaction Index Score: 89%

Film Details: Spain 2019 | Director: Pedro Almodovar | Certificate: 15

A film director reflects on the choices he’s made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Screening Date: 13th January 2020

Reaction Index Score: 82%

Film Details: USA 2019 | Director: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz | Certificate: 12A

Set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Downs syndrome, runs away from the nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.

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The Chambermaid

The Chambermaid

Screening Date: 27th January 2020

Reaction Index Score: 54%

Film Details: Mexico 2019 | Director: Lila Aviles | Certificate: 15

A look at the working environment of a chambermaid in one of Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels.

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Photograph

Photograph

Screening Date: 10th February 2020

Reaction Index Score: 73%

Film Details: India 2019 | Directors: Ritesh Batra  | Certificate: 15

A struggling street photographer in Mumbai, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develop a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect.

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The Nightingale

The Nightingale

Screening Date: 24th February 2020

Reaction Index Score: 90%

Film Details: Australia 2019 | Director: Jennifer Kent | Certificate:18

A meditation on the horrors of Australian colonization, set at the turn of the 19th century. The film follows Clare, a 21-year-old native Irish wife and mother held captive beyond her 7-year sentence, desperate to be free of her obsessed master, British lieutenant Hawkins.

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Monos

Monos

Screening Date: 9th March 2020

Reaction Index Score: 56%

Film Details: Columbia 2019 | Director: Alejandro Landes | Certificate: 15

Teenage commandos perform military training exercises by day and indulge in youthful hedonism by night, an unconventional family bound together under a shadowy force know only as The Organization. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, both the mission and the intricate bonds between the group begin to disintegrate

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Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows

Screening Date: 23rd March 2020

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: Spain 2019 | Director: Asghar Farhadi | Certificate: 18

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

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Transit

Transit

Screening Date: – 6th April 2020

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: Germany/France 2019 | Director: Christian Petzold | Certificate: 12A

A man attempting to escape Nazi-occupied France falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed.

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non fiction

Non Fiction

Screening Date: 20th April 2020

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: France 2019 | Director: Olivier Assayas | Certificate: 15

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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wild pear tree

The Wild Pear Tree

Screening Date: 4th May 2020

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: Turkey 2019 | Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Certificate: 15

An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father’s deteriorating indulgence into gambling.

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marriage story

Marriage Story

Screening Date: 18th May 2020

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: USA 2019 | Director: Noah Baumbach | Certificate: 15

A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.

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