2018-19

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


Vanishing Sail
Film Score = 4.44

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Films this Season

11-Sep-2018
Custody

A post-divorce custody drama which builds into a nerve-shredding psychological thriller. A feature d…

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25-Sep-2018
Autumn Sonata

GFS is screening its first Bergman film in the centenary year of his birth. A successful concert pia…

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02-Oct-2018
Under The Tree

Surburban warfare involving two families fighting over a tree between their houses. Another unusual …

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09-Oct-2018
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK

A girl, who thinks she is a combat cyborg, checks into a mental hospital where she encounters other …

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16-Oct-2018
Vanishing Sail

This documentary follows one of the last wooden boatbuilders in the Grenadines building his final sa…

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30-Oct-2018
Our Mother's House

When their deeply religious mother dies, her seven children bury her in t…

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06-Nov-2018
Call Me By Your Name

Coming of age story set in 1980s Italy. A romance blossoms between a 17 year-old and an older man hi…

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20-Nov-2018
In Between

Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional…

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04-Dec-2018
Sweet Bean

Heartfelt story about the manager of a Japanese pancake stall who finds himself hiring an odd but sy…

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11-Dec-2018
Glory

Dark humour pervades this story of a simple, honest man who gets promoted after reporting the find o…

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18-Dec-2018
Charade

Comedy, romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want the fortun…

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08-Jan-2019
Loving Vincent

Entirely brought to life by over 65,000 individual oil paintings, this animated film delves into the…

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15-Jan-2019
Land of Mine

Based on true events, this anti-war film is set in post-World War II Denmark. Young German POWs are …

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29-Jan-2019
The Loves of a Blonde

The film humorously charts the first pangs of romance and the associated disappointments when a fact…

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05-Feb-2019
The Odyssey

A dramatisation of the life of Jacques Cousteau, the French explorer who helped raise awareness of t…

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12-Feb-2019
Wings of Desire

Atmospheric drama about an angel (Bruno Ganz) who wanders amongst the streets of Berlin and falls in…

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26-Feb-2019
Isle of Dogs

Animation which follows a boy's search for his lost dog in futuristic Japan.  Character-driven …

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12-Mar-2019
The Party

Kristin Scott Thomas stars as a British opposition politician throwing a party for friends at her Lo…

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26-Mar-2019
A Fantastic Woman

Marina, a transgender woman who moonlights as a nightclub singer, mourns the death of her older boyf…

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02-Apr-2019
Filmworker

Documentary about Leon Vitali, who gave up his acting career to become Stanley Kubrick’s right…

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09-Apr-2019
Shoplifters

New family drama from GFS favourite Koreeda. A Japanese family of small-time crooks take in a child …

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23-Apr-2019
The Square

Challenging and controversial social satire about a curator at a prestigious Stockholm museum who fi…

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07-May-2019
Faces Places

French director Agnès Varda is joined by a young photographer as they journey through rural F…

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14-May-2019
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Light-hearted adventure about a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the New Zealan…

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