The next film to be shown in Morpeth Town Hall
Friday 1 June 2018 @ 7pm
Running Time 1 hour 58 mins
Director: Garth Davies
Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham
Screenplay: Luke Davies
Genres: Biography, Drama
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. He has to learn to survive alone, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Based on a true story, it features an all star cast Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman.
Nominated for numerous awards and winning two BAFTAs, it is “an emotional odyssey..... epic, capturing an amazing life divided between two very different worlds; but it maintains an intimacy that is so engaging.” (Empire)
Films coming soon
All showing at 7pm in Morpeth Town Hall
Fri 7 September
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith
Screenplay: Lee Hall
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.
Victoria & Abdul is easy, too, in the way that a well-constructed film should be. It’s a combination of Oscar-worthy acting, crisp writing, beautiful cinematography and gorgeous costume designs.
Fri 5 October
Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas
Screenplay: Anthony McCarten
Genre(s): Biography, Drama, History
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War ll as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
Fri 2 November
Director: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell
Screenplay: Martin McDonagh
Genre(s: Crime, Drama,
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award nominee Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures