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.

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Films -

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

Moon­rise King­dom

Planet of Snail

Berberian Sound Stu­dio

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