2016-17

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


Remember
Film Score = 4.68

LEAST POPULAR FILM


The Lobster
Film Score = 2.91

Programme PDF File

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Programme PDF

Films this Season

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02-May-2017
Julieta

Almodovar’s “Volver” was shown as the very first film (before the Society was even…

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25-Apr-2017
Anatomy of a Murder

A shrewd small-town lawyer defends a man in a murder trial who claims he suffered temporary insanity…

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11-Apr-2017
The Second Mother

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper appears, the unspoken class barrie…

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28-Mar-2017
Remember

"Remember" is the contemporary story of Zev, who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdere…

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14-Mar-2017
Au Revoir Les Enfants

Semi autobiographical film set in a prestigious Catholic boys’ boarding school towards the end…

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28-Feb-2017
Victoria

A young Spanish woman, recently moved to Berlin, finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentia…

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21-Feb-2017
Embrace of the Serpent

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his peopl…

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07-Feb-2017
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

A documentary about the life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider and talent manager, Shep …

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31-Jan-2017
Once Upon a Time in the West

Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to …

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17-Jan-2017
Shun Li and the Poet

Set on an island fishing village named Chioggia in the Venice lagoon; this is a study of the friends…

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03-Jan-2017
In Order of Disappearance

Stellan Skarsgard plays the honorable citizen Nils, who ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of…

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20-Dec-2016
Begin Again

A chance encounter between a dejected music- business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to…

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06-Dec-2016
The 400 Blows

Intensely touching story of a misunderstood youth who, left without attention, delves into a life of…

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29-Nov-2016
Ran

One of Kurosawa's masterpieces. Set in 16th Century Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over …

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15-Nov-2016
Mustang

Brilliant portrayal of five Turkish teenage sisters growing up under strict Islam rule. The sisters …

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01-Nov-2016
The Lobster

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel…

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18-Oct-2016
Man with a Movie Camera

An extraordinary Russian documentary from 1929 that explores the art of film and film makers. It sho…

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11-Oct-2016
Like Father, Like Son

A successful businessman discovers that his son was switched at birth; the other father is a loafer …

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27-Sep-2016
When we were Kings

A documentary of the 1974 heavy- weight champion- ship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle…

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13-Sep-2016
Youth

A heartwarming film about two friends facing old age together at a hotel in the Alps. Great performa…

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