Tuesday 10 March at 6 pm.
THE BUNGAY FILM CLUB 11TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION MEAL AND FUNDRAISER FOR THE FISHER THEATRE
followed at 7.45 pm by
THE WOMEN ON THE 6TH FLOOR (12A).
France 2012. 102 minutes. In French and Spanish with English subtitles.
Directed by Philippe Le Guay. Starring Fabrice Luchini, Sandrine Kiberlain, Carmen Maura and Lola Duenas.
The Bungay Film Club fund-raising meal is back by popular demand, and almost on time to celebrate our 11th anniversary! This time you’ll be transported over the channel with 3 courses of French cuisine followed by a delicious comedy to aid the digestion. THE WOMEN ON THE 6TH FLOOR centres on a Parisian stockbroker whose life is turned upside down when his wife hires a Spanish maid.
Monday 30 March 2020 at 7.45 pm.
WOMAN AT WAR (12A)
Iceland/France/Ukraine 2019. 101 minutes. In Icelandic, Spanish, English and Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. Starring: Halldora Geirharosdottir, Johann Siguroarson, Juan Camillo and Roman Estrada
A genre-defying Icelandic drama about an independent woman who leads a double life. Ostensibly a choir mistress and pillar of the community, Halla goes undercover as ‘Mountain Woman’ in her crusade to protect the natural environment she loves. When she is offered the chance to adopt a child, her perspective on life has to change. A thoughtful comedy with an idiosyncratic but irresistible heroine and breathtaking scenery and action sequences.
Monday 27 April 2020 at 7.45 pm.
PAIN AND GLORY (15)
Spain 2019. 113 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Starring: Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz.
A Spanish drama in which Salvador, an aging film maker looks back on his life and loves, with vivid flashbacks to his childhood in a Valencian village and to his mother’s final years. Antonio Banderas’ subtle performance brings depth to this surprisingly reflective film from the celebrated director.
Monday 18 May 2020 at 7.45 pm.
SINK OR SWIM (15)
France 2019. 121 minutes. In French with English subtitles.
Directed by Gilles Lellouche. Cast includes Matthieu Amalric, Guillaume Canet, Benoit Poelvoorde and Jean-Hughes Anglade.
A bittersweet French comedy about a group of disparate fortysomethings who meet when setting up their local pool’s first ever synchronised swimming team - for men. Together with their coach, a former champion fallen on hard times, the men outface scorn and derision to attempt the impossible. The cast includes some of the best-known faces in contemporary French Cinema, many of whom will be known to film club regulars.
Monday 29 June 2020 at 7.45 pm.
Argentina 2019. 109 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Directed by Benjamin Naishtat. Starring: Dario Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio and Alfredo Castro.
A darkly comic Argentinian thriller which centres on Claudio, a prosperous lawyer, living an untroubled, small-town life just before the 1976 military coup. One night he is verbally abused by a mysterious stranger in his local restaurant. Months later, a friend comes to see Claudio about a house he is interested in buying. These two separate incidents form the basis of this slow-burn suspense drama in which nothing is as it seems.
ROJO WILL BE FOLLOWED BY THE BUNGAY FILM CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
Monday 27 July 2020 at 7.45 pm.
HAPPY AS LAZZARO (12A).
Italy 2019. 128 minutes. In Italian with English subtitles.
Directed by Alice Rohrwacher. Starring Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani and Alice Rohrwacher.
An Italian drama which mixes realism and fantasy to good effect. Lazzaro is an innocent country boy, and constantly bullied and teased. He forms a pact with the son of the local landowner, who needs help to fake his kidnap for ransom. The bond is so important to Lazzaro that he leaves the remote valley of his birth to search for his new friend in the city.