Autumn/Winter Programme 2017 – Season 70 Part 1

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Elle

Screening Date: 11th September 2017

Reaction Index Score: 59%

Film Details: France 2017 | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Certificate: 18

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

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The Salesman

Screening Date: 25th September 2017

Reaction Index Score: 62%

Film Details: Iran 2017 | Director: Asghar Farhadi| Certificate: 12A

While both participating in a production of “Death of a Salesman,” a teacher’s wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife’s traumatized objections.

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A Man Called Ove

Screening Date: 9th October 2017

Reaction Index Score: 95%

Film Details: Sweden 2015 | Director: Hannes Holm | Certificate: 15

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbours.

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The Eagle Huntress

Screening Date: 23rd October 2017

Reaction Index Score: 83%

Film Details: Mongolia, UK 2016 | Director: Otto Bell | Certificate: U

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress.

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Aquarius

Screening Date: 6th November 2017

Reaction Index Score: 55%

Film Details: Brazil, France 2016 | Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho| Certificate: 18

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue, Recife. All the neighbouring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for that plot.

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Land of Mine

Screening Date: 20th November 2017

Reaction Index Score: 90%

Film Details: Denmark, Germany 2015 | Director: Martin Zandvliet | Certificate: 15

In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.

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After The Storm

Screening Date: 4th December 2017

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: Japan 2016 | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Certificate: PG

After the death of his father, a private detective struggles to find child support money and reconnect with his son and ex-wife.

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Aferim!

Screening Date: 18th December 2017

Reaction Index Score: –%

Film Details: Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France 2015 | Director: Radu Jude | Certificate: 18

Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.

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