Archive - August 2016

Lights Out

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Director: David F. Sandberg
cast: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Billy Burke
Genre: Horror, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2916 81 mins.
Released by Warner Bros.

Nine Lives

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Director: Barry Sonnerfield
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Walken
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Language: English
Country of Origin: France, China 2016 86 mins.
Released by Lionsgate

The Confession - Living The War on Terror

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Director: Ashish Ghadial
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK 2016 95 mins.
Released by Dogwoof

From supporting the Bosnian Mujahideen to being imprisoned in Bagram and Guantanamo, from the rebel training camps in Syria to the prison cells of Belmarsh in Britain, Moazzam Begg has experienced a generation of conflict. This is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West. Dogwoof.

The Shallows

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Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
cast: Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenaila, Angelo Jose
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 86 mins.
Released by Sony Pictures Releasing

In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Millions of years of evolution have led the shark to do one thing: survive. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, getting there proves the ultimate test of wills. Sony Pictures Releasing.

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

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Director: Stig Bjorkman
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini, Pia Lindstrom
Genre: Documentary
Language: English & Swedish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Sweden 2015 104 mins.

A captivating look at the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most beloved and celebrated icons of cinema. Utilising never-before-seen private footage, letters, diaries, and interviews with her children, this documentary provides a complex and intimate personal portrait.

Valley of Love

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Director: Guillaume Nicloux
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Gerard Depardieu, Dan Warner
Genre: Drama
Language: English & French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 2015 92 mins.
Released by Curzon Artificial Eye

The Wave

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Director:Roar Uthang
Cast: Kristoffer Jono, Thomas Bo, Fridtjov Saheim, Ane Dahl Torp
Genre: Drama
Language: Norwegian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Norway 2015 105 mins.
Released by StudioCanal

Up For Love (Un homme a la)

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Director: Laurent Tirard
cast: Virginia Efira, Jean Dujardin
Genre: Drama Romantic Comedy
Language: French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 2016 98 mins.
Released by Soda Pictures

Diane (Virginie Efira) is brilliant, beautiful, witty… and a formidable lawyer. She’s just put an end to a toxic, unhappy marriage and is finally considering the idea of meeting someone new.