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Me­te­ors (No cert) (Gür­can Kel­tek, 2017, Neth/Tur)

84 mins The Turk­ish army’s 2015 as­sault on its Kur­dish ar­eas is evoked with dreamy vi­su­als, archive footage filmed by the lo­cals, and me­teor show­ers.

Mug (15) (Mał­gorzata Szu­mowska, 2018, Pol)

91 mins Blackly comic fa­ble from Poland about a heavy metal-lov­ing build­ing worker who is badly in­jured while help­ing to con­struct a huge statue of Je­sus. Re­turn of the Hero (12A) (Lau­rent Ti­rard, 2018, Fra/Bel) 90 mins Jean Du­jardin and Mélanie Lau­rent star in a French con-artist farce, re­volv­ing around Du­jardin’s pre­tend war hero.

The Snow­man & The Snow­man and the Snow­dog (U) (Dianne Jack­son, Jimmy T Mu­rakami, 1982, UK & Hi­lary Audus, 2012, UK/ Ire) Dou­ble bill of the much-loved an­i­ma­tions adapted from Ray­mond Briggs’s orig­i­nal story. Theatre of War (No cert) (Lola Arias, 2018, Arg/Spa/Ger) 73 mins Avant-garde in­stal­la­tion-type piece

in which vet­er­ans of the Falk­lands war – from both sides – re-en­act their ex­pe­ri­ences and re­visit trau­mas in sur­real en­vi­ron­ments.

Tulip Fever (15) (Justin Chad­wick, 2018, UK, US)

105 mins Longde­layed adap­ta­tion of Deb­o­rah Mog­gach’s novel, with Ali­cia Vikan­der as a restless wife in 17th-cen­tury Nether­lands who falls in love with a pain­ter. White Boy Rick (15) (Yann De­mange, 2018, US) 111 mins Based-on-truth crime yarn set in 1980s De­troit, with Richie Mer­ritt as a teenage in­for­mant-turned-drug dealer dur­ing the US crack-ad­dic­tion cri­sis.

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