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Tue
10
Jun
2008
 
  • Colour
Classic crime thriller directed by John Huston, starring Sterling Hayden and Louis Calhern. Brilliant criminal Doc Erwin Riedenschneider is released from prison where he has devised the perfect crime. Like any other businessman he seeks backing, manpower and a market for his enterprise.
Tue
07
Jul
2009
 
  • Colour
Drama. A young woman, determined to become Afghanistan's first female president, defies her conservative father to attend a secular school in war-scarred Kabul.
Tue
08
Aug
2017
 
  • Drama
  • Sweden
  • Colour
  • 92 mins.
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema's two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca. The grand dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched beat for beat in ferocity by the filmmaker's recurring lead Liv…
Tue
08
Aug
2017
 
  • Drama
  • Sweden
  • Colour
  • 92 mins.
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema's two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca. The grand dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched beat for beat in ferocity by the filmmaker's recurring lead Liv…
Tue
17
Apr
2012
 
  • Drama / Romance
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 110 mins.
Sarah Polley's excellent Canadian movie stars Julie Christie as Fiona (Oscar nominated), an Alzheimer's patient in a retirement home who, to her husband's dismay, begins a platonic love affair with a male patient. It is an affecting and thought-provoking meditation on the nature of dementia and memory…
Tue
13
Dec
2022
 
  • Drama, Romance
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 75 mins.
“I'm a ball of fire, I am.” Pre-Code cinema was often a dangerous game of one-upmanship. Warner Bros took one look at MGM’s highly risqué Red-Headed Woman and decided to respond with this jaw- dropping sensation marketed with the tagline “She had it and made it pay”.…
Wed
01
Oct
2008
 
  • Colour
Comedy drama starring Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder and Jack Palance. After a row with her husband, a German tourist is stranded at a run-down motel in the wilds of Arizona. Overcoming her distaste for the dust and the coffee, Jasmin discovers a new life with the motley…
Tue
10
Jan
2017
 
East Germany, 1980. Barbara Wolff is a young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. She must weigh her absolute dedication to her…
Tue
06
Jun
2006
 
  • B&W
Sergei Eisenstein's landmark silent historical drama. In 1905 the crew of an armoured ship lying off Odessa are offered rotten, worm-ridden meat to eat. Then all hell breaks loose, sparking a revolt against the tsarist regime.
Sat
31
Oct
2015
 
  • Ghoulishness!
  • live event
  • Colour
  • live event mins.
Don't forget to dress up! There are prizes to be won including a Halloween Goody Bag and Family Cinema Pass for the best junior Fancy Dress - and for the best senior costume a Three-Film Pass for two adults to the Inverness Film Festival, November 4th –…
Tue
26
Jul
2022
 
  • Adventure / Comedy
  • UK/Italy/USA
  • B&W
  • 95 mins.
Billy and his wife are stranded at a port in the Mediterranean as they wait for repairs to be completed on the ship which will take them to Africa to investigate reports of Uranium deposits. Travelling with an assortment of passengers that includes Billy’s dodgy business associates…
Tue
17
Aug
2010
 
Translating Herman Melville's Billy Budd from the 18th-century Royal Navy to the modern Foreign Legion, Claire Denis has produced a simmering study of petty tyranny, fatuous duty and homoerotic repression. Spurning the barked histrionics of American boot camp pictures, Denis uses stylised audiovisual rhythms to convey the…
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