Our next film: The 400 Blows (CFS Extra)

10 January 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 23 January at 19:45, is The 400 Blows by François Truffaut, the first in our CFS Extra mini-season of three films devoted to the director. Released in 1959 as Les quatre cents coups, better translated as ‘Mischief’, it marked [cont'd.]

Our next film: Tale of Tales

13 December 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 9 January at 19:45, is Tale of Tales, Matteo Garrone’s extraordinary collection of grown-up fairytales. With a fine cast, including Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones, and gorgeous production design and cinematography, [cont'd.]

Truman

6 December 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 12 December at 19:45, is Truman, a bittersweet tale of two men and a dog. Tomás flies from Canada to Madrid to visit his old friend Julián. It emerges that Julián has a terminal diagnosis and [cont'd.]

Embrace of the Serpent

15 November 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 5 December at 19:45, is Embrace of the Serpent, a stirring tale of adventure and cultural clash, set in the Amazon rain-forest.  Shot almost entirely in sumptuous black and white, it tells of the relationship between [cont'd.]

Our next film: The Innocents

8 November 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 14 November, is The Innocents, directed by Anne Fontaine. A French Red Cross doctor (Lou de Laage), working with concentration camp survivors in Poland, comes across a convent where several nuns are pregnant, having been raped [cont'd.]