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Julieta Competition

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía’s father and Julieta’s husband. But at times grief doesn’t bring people closer, it drives them apart. When Antía turns eighteen she abandons her mother, without a word of explanation. Julieta looks for her in every possible way, but all she discovers is how little she knows of her daughter. Julieta talks about the mother’s struggle to survive uncertainty. It also talks ...

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week Competition

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will explore their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – ...

Captain Fantastic Competition

Viggo Mortensen stars in Captain Fantastic, the hilarious and heartfelt journey of a father raising his six children off-the-grid in the American wilderness. Far from the modern world, Ben (Mortensen) teaches his kids survival skills and home-schools them with a challenging curriculum of science, philosophy, literature and a healthy dose of anarchy. // But when tragedy strikes, the family is forced to leave their self-created paradise and re-enter society. As the kids face the perils ...

Blood Father Competition

Mel Gibson returns to the big screen with shades of Sicario and Payback in this edge-of-your-seat action thriller. Scripted by Straight Outta Compton’s Andrea Berloff and The Town’s Peter Craig (based on his novel), BLOOD FATHER is brought to the screen by the team behind The Prophet and Rust & Bone and helmed by the César-winning French director behind the acclaimed Mesrine films. Pokemon Go Action and attitude meets humour and humility as Gibson stars as John Link - an ex-con ...

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2016 Competition

The Lavazza Italian Film Festival driven by Fiat will once again showcase the very best new Italian cinema when it screens exclusively at Palace Cinemas. The festival launches in style with, Opening Night film PERFECT STRANGERS (Perfetti sconosciuti), which follows seven friends at a dinner party who decide to share the content of every message, email and phone call they receive over the night during which more secrets than expected are revealed. Opening Night will see guests enjoy our ...

David Brent: Life on the Road Competition

Directed, written by and starring Ricky Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with David Brent, former star of hit series The Office. Pokemon Go // Brent is now a rep selling cleaning products up and down the country. The thing is, he has never really given up on his dream of becoming a rock star. In this documentary, we follow him on the road trying to get a record deal – his one last shot at fame. He puts a band together (a group of mercenary ...

Free State of Jones Competition

From THE HUNGER GAMES writer and director Gary Ross, and starring Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey, comes an epic wartime action romance about one man’s defiance which led to a revolution on and off the battlefield. Pokemon Go // FREE STATE OF JONES is based on the thrilling and moving true story of Newton Knight (McConaughey), a soldier who, in a time of conflict that divided a nation, flees the battlefields after being disillusioned by the horrors of war that touched his ...

Cine Latino Film Festival 2016 Competition

Experience the world’s greatest sporting passion, Latin American style, with a selection of comedy, drama and documentary in Back Four: Four films about Football.  The Hola Mexico Film Festival will present six of the best from Mexico including the bold bio pic GLORIA, which chronicles the life of the pop diva known as the ‘Mexican Madonna’ and the gripping I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY. Other program highlights include veteran Colombian director and Gabriel Garcia Marquez collaborator ...

Love & Friendship Competition

Starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Tom Bennebt, and Australian Xavier Samuel in his first romantic lead role, Love & Friendship is an adaptation of young Jane Austen’s novella, Lady Susan. Set in the 1790’s, earlier than most Austen novels, Love & Friendship concerns beautiful young widow Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, the estate of her in-laws, to wait out colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Love & Friendship is ...

Goldstone Competition

Thanks to Transmission Films we have five double in season passes to give away to Our Kind of Traitor. Indigenous Detective JAY SWAN arrives in the frontier mining town of “Goldstone” on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple “light duties” investigation soon opens into a web of crime and corruption implicating the local Mayor, Mining Boss and Aboriginal Land Council. Aaron Pedersen (Mystery Road) returns in brilliant form as Detective Jay Swan alongside a standout ...