Village Screen Autumn 2018 Programme Poster

To download the poster click here. For convenience, you can read a brief description of  each film below.

Saturday September 15th VICTORIA & ABDUL

Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, this is the true story of an unexpected friendship. When Abdul, a young clerk, travels from India for the Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, he finds favour with the Queen herself, and the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle attempt to destroy.

Saturday October 6th MAUDIE

Starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, ‘Maudie’ is set in Nova Scotia, the true story of the fragile artist Maud Lewis, and her unlikely romance with the reclusive Everett, after he hires her as his housekeeper. Hunched with crippled hands, Maudie yearns to create art, but achieves a surprising rise to fame as a folk painter.

Saturday October 20th THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI

Starring Oscar Winning (Best Actress) Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, this is a darkly comedic drama. After months without a culprit in her daughter’s murder, Mildred commissions three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at the town’s revered chief of police. (Very strong language throughout)

Saturday November 3rd I GOT LIFE (AURORE)

A French feel-good movie, ‘Aurore’ tells of a 50-ish, separated woman, just lost her job, with one daughter pregnant, the other about to leave the nest. Her doctor tells her that now it’s all downhill – but she runs into Totoche, the great love of her youth, and realises now might be the time to start over. In French (with subtitles).

Saturday November 17th THE SHAPE OF WATER

Double Oscar winner (Best Film, Best Director) – this is the story of a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a high-security government lab in 1962. Then she discovers the lab’s secret — a mysterious, scaled creature in a water tank – and develops a unique bond with her captive friend. Stars Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer

Saturday December 15th GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

Starring Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie –  this is the true story of the relationship between children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the world of Winnie the Pooh. As everyone is swept up in the international success of the books, what will be the cost to the family?

 

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