Films of a different kind for city arts cinema
Peterborough Arts Cinema boasts a diverse line up of films for discerning moviegoers in the coming months.
All showings take place at the John Clare Theatre at 7.30pm.
Today’s offering All In Good Time ( 12A) is a classic 1960s working- class drama translated beautifully into a comedy of contemporary British Asian family life byEast Is East writer Ayub Khan- Din and Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole.
In Your Hands ( 15), on January 17, stars Kristin Scott Thomas as confident, childless divorcee Anna Cooper, a surgeon working in the obstetrics and gynaecology department of a prison hospital, and Pio Marmaï as Yann, a wild young man.
One of the most remarkable British movies of the past couple of years, Berberian Sound Studio ( January 24, 15 certificate) is a psychological thriller set entirely in the offices of a sleazy Italian film company.
In Moonrise Kingdom ( 12A, January 31), teenagers Jared Gilman and Kara Hay ward play Sam and Suzy, two smart but unpopular kids who fall in love. They run away and the ensuing crisis reveals the older generation’s unhappiness.
Director Todd Solondz’s latest film Dark Horse ( February 7, cert 15) follows Abe, a Jewish man in his 30s who lives at home with his parents, played in a genius spot of casting by Christopher Walken and Mia Farrow. At a wedding, Abe( Jordan Gelber) meets the beautiful but heavily medicated Miranda ( Selma Blair) and the two begin a painful romance.
Planet Of Snail ( February 14, 12A) focuses on Young- Chan and Soon- Ho, a Korean couple whose relationship provides the heart of this life- affirming documentary. He is deaf-blind and she is no taller than his waist; they communicate through tapping fingers.
A Royal Affair ( February 21, cer 15) depicts the turbulent life of Princess Caroline Matilda ( sister of mad King George III) who was married off to mad King Christian VII of Denmark at the age of 15 and later began an affair with his chief minister.
In Monsieur Lazhar( February 28, 12A), anasylum- seeking Algerian restaurateur, whose wife and family have been killed by terrorists, passes himself off as a teacher to help the staff and pupils of a come to terms with the suicide of a teacher.
For more information go to www.peterboroughartscinema.co.uk
Planet of Snail
Berberian Sound Studio