2007-08

Season Summary

According to the scores received on the feedback forms from our members, these are the most and least popular films of the season, scored out of a maximum 5 points. You can see how we calculate the score here. Click on a film to read the details, notes and responses for that film.

MOST POPULAR FILM


The Lives of Others
Film Score = 4.93

LEAST POPULAR FILM


The Tempest
Film Score = 3.07

Programme PDF File

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Programme PDF

Films this Season

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22-Apr-2008
Some Like It Hot

Marilyn Monroe plays it straight in this wild, gender-bending comedy about two idiotic jazz musician…

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08-Apr-2008
Ten Canoes

A powerfully directed excursion into Aboriginal mythmaking and storytelling. Shot in monochrome inte…

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18-Mar-2008
The Double Life of Veronique

The story of two young women who are in some mysterious way the same woman leading two different yet…

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26-Feb-2008
Lagaan

A local British ruler threatens to double the tax on hard-pressed villagers in late 19th century Ind…

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12-Feb-2008
Kung Fu Hustle

Set in 1930s gangland Shanghai, this is a humorous parody and a homage to the wuxia genre, …

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29-Jan-2008
The Tempest

Jarman uses an astonishingly broad stylistic range – from Baroque painting to Gothic melodrama…

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22-Jan-2008
Goodbye Lenin

A moving and witty take on filial love as a young man tries to protect his mother from the political…

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08-Jan-2008
Abouna

A moving story of two young boys’ search for their missing father and their attempt to make se…

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11-Dec-2007
Little Miss Sunshine

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-cou…

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04-Dec-2007
The Lives of Others

Drama about the Stasi investigating the political affiliations of a playwright and his lover. With a…

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13-Nov-2007
Jindabyne

Set in Austalia’s outback, Jindabyne is a powerful drama about how people live together, male …

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06-Nov-2007
Me and You and Everyone we Know

A quirky look at relationships in the digital age that offers an unsettling, often hilarious, view o…

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30-Oct-2007
The Wind that Shakes the Barley

An impassioned, politically charged story of Ireland’s fight for independence. Two brothers fi…

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16-Oct-2007
A Prairie Home Companion

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, …

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02-Oct-2007
Tsotsi

Best Foreign Language film of 2006, Tsotsi is a gripping tale of redemption. A yo…

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18-Sep-2007
The Page Turner

A subtle, stylish and suspenseful psychodrama. A young pianist plans revenge on the family who thoug…

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01-Jun-2007
Volver

Screened before the GFS came into existence as a trial to gauge the level of interest in Godalm…

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