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  • Are you missing a treat?
    Are you missing a treat?

    Some tremendous films are being shown in the 'Cinema of Childhood' season, which is running at Eden Court Cinema from April through to September. The films are about children and their viewpoint, but make no mistake, these are world-class films for adults, too. I saw The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (it was a real peach - do try to see it if you ever get the opportunity) and René Clément's Forbidden Games was wonderful. Crows was "so incredibly beautiful and sad and honest," Palle Alone in the World was a delight and Karel Kachyna's forgotten masterpiece, Long Live the Republic, set in Moravia towards the end of WWII, jumbled reality, memory and fantasy to capture the intensity of childhood in a war zone. Next up is THE KING OF MASKS on Saturday 26th & Monday 28th July - a key work of the Fifth Generation of Chinese film by a master of the Fourth, which continues Chinese cinema's love affair with moppets going way back to the days of Ruan Lingyu's little boy in The Goddess (1934).

    Details of all the films in the season can be accessed via our News item (see "Cinema of Childhood" http://www.invernessfilmfans.org/index.php/menu/news/item/687-cinema-of-childhood)

    or via the Eden Court website.

    I hope you'll be able to catch some of these films, and don't forget that under-16s go FREE - best wishes, Mike Noble

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