Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema
Matinées Musicales 4
Sunday 2 April 2017 at 3.00pm
Desert Island Videos - with Roger Wright Music, films and informal talk about the world of opera and classical music presented by HUMPHREY BURTON
Sun 12 Mar Also Tue 14 & Tue 28 Mar in the Studio Screen
The first in our curated series of Italian films is a romantic masterpiece. Wistful and deeply emotional, the film won the 1999 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Fri 17 – Thu 23 Mar
The remarkable true story of three black women working at NASA who defied prejudice to play a pivotal role in the successful launch of the United States’ first space missions.
Sun 19, Wed 22 Mar
Never less than riveting, Moonlight is the story of an African-American gay man growing up in a USA that is perhaps even more intolerant than ever. Three different actors brilliantly portray the same character at different ages.
Fri 24, Sun 26, Mon 27, Wed 29 Mar
Wearing a long wig, a bad suit and a combative attitude, prankster Winfried adopts the bizarre wild-man alter ego of Toni Erdmann, forcing his daughter into increasingly hilarious attempts to preserve her career-woman image. This distinctly offbeat comedy deservedly won the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes 2016.
Sat 25 – Thu 30 Mar
Two decades after the original groundbreaking drama set in Edinburgh’s dark underbelly, Begbie (Robert Carlyle), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), Renton (Ewan McGregor) and Spud (Ewen Bremner) return to make amends… or seek revenge.
Sun 2, Mon 3, Wed 5 Apr
In a world where absolute conformity in action, word and thought is demanded, Winston (Hurt), starts an illegal love affair with Julia, and becomes the target of a brain-washing campaign to force him to conform.
Fri 31 Mar – Wed 5 Apr
Bonneville and Anderson play Lord and Lady Mountbatten, charged by George VI to oversee the transition of power from Britain to the India it had ruled for 300 years. Drama escalates as Hindu, Sikh and Muslim differences threaten and the Mountbattens’ efforts are often sorely misplaced.
The Lego Batman Movie
Sat 1 – Thu 6 Apr
A spin-off from The Lego Movie, this is a tongue-in-cheek take on the Caped Crusader, told entirely by meticulously computer-animated Lego. At heart it is a father-son story about playboy Bruce Wayne/Batman (a growly voiced Arnett) and the wide-eyed orphan (Cera) he grudgingly takes under his wing.
Whistle Down the Wind
Mon 10, Sun 16, Mon 17 Apr
An industrious group of friends encounter a haggard man in a barn who they believe must be Christ… But he is in fact a murderer on the run, and the children become suspicious when they find one of their kittens dead.
Beauty And The Beast
Fri 7 – Sat 17 Apr
Get ready to be wowed all over again. A stellar cast including Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Stanley Tucci and Ian McKellen breathe new life into the beloved fairy tale with Disney’s live-action retelling of its own animated classic.
Sun 9, Tue 18 Apr
Ossessione is a dark and provocative drama of sexual tension, adapted from James M. Cain’s classic hardboiled novel The Postman Always Rings Twice and transposed by Visconti to rural Italy.
Fri 14, Sun 16, Wed 19 Apr
Troy (Denzel Washington) and Rose (Viola Davis) are the parents of three troubled boys in 1950s Pittsburgh. There’s much wit and affection in this adaptation of the Tony Award-winning play, a hard-edged family drama about secrets and buried emotions.
Monday 24 April
Sun 9, Sun 16, Mon 17 Apr
In this comedy drama town newcomer, Vianne, opens a confectionary shop tempting the townspeople with delicious chocolate creations while they are supposed to be abstaining from worldly pleasures during lent.
Sat 15, Mon 17, Wed 19 Apr
A taught psychological thriller based on the novel Oh... by Philippe Djian. Award-winning actress Isabelle Huppert stars as Michèle Leblanc, who is raped in her home by an unknown assailant and plots revenge.