2009-10

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


I've Loved You So Long
Film Score = 4.88

LEAST POPULAR FILM


Closely Observed Trains
Film Score = 3.87

Programme PDF File

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Programme PDF

Films this Season

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27-Apr-2010
Elling

This warm-hearted comedy was a well deserved Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film in 2002. It deal…

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13-Apr-2010
The Fall

A fantasy movie that unfolds as a tale told to amuse a young child. The setting of a 1920’s Ca…

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23-Mar-2010
Tell No One

An intricate thriller by American crime writer Harlan Coben re-located to France. In this multi-laye…

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13-Mar-2010
Evening of Shorts

A programme of shorts to be screened and discussed with their producers/directors - arranged by…

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23-Feb-2010
Cherry Blossoms

An unusual film, it is a re-working of a 1953 film ’Tokyo Story’ about marriage and fami…

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09-Feb-2010
The Class

This Palme D’Or winner is an authentic inner city school experience adapted from the story by …

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26-Jan-2010
The Cave of the Yellow Dog

A portrait of nomadic life in a Northwest part of Mongolia using an unobtrusive visual style that re…

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12-Jan-2010
California Dreamin'

Set in the summer of 1999, the film follows a NATO train crewed by US soldiers carrying ultra-import…

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15-Dec-2009
Babette's Feast

A film version of Isak Draxon’s short story about a female chef-de-cuisine in exile in Denmark…

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01-Dec-2009
Soul Power

This, our first documentary, is a record of the spectacular concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire (now the…

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24-Nov-2009
Outlanders

Dominic Lees will introduce his film and, with the help of others associated with the production, wi…

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17-Nov-2009
The Visitor

A satisfyingly different film. Walker, a reclusive and disenchanted academic, returns to his New Yor…

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03-Nov-2009
Lemon Tree

A thought-provoking drama from the current Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The setting is the Israel-W…

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20-Oct-2009
In My Father's Den

A powerful drama based on Maurice Gees' novel of the same title. Disillusioned war photographer Paul…

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06-Oct-2009
Closely Observed Trains

A debut film from the Czech new wave in the 1960’s which won an Oscar for the Best Foreign Fil…

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29-Sep-2009
Cool Hand Luke

‘He beat you with nothin'. Just like today when he kept comin' back at me - with nothin'. Yeah…

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15-Sep-2009
I've Loved You So Long

A strong, thoughtful start to our season with a powerful performance from Kristen Scott-Thomas as Ju…

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