Movie night!

Sip some delicious wine and watch some of the best movies of all languages! 

Our choice for the April French movie is Daratt (The Dry Season) by Mahamat Saleh Haroun,

Daratt (The Dry Season), released and presented at the 2006  Venice Film Festival, by the award winning Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun, in which a young boy is sent on a mission by his grandfather to avenge the death of his father against the background of Chad’s brutal civil war. Shifting emotions play in the young boy’s mind, making for a subtle and ambiguous portrayal of conflicting demands and aspirations. Beautifully evocative and poignant. 
 
English subtitles  –  suitable for adults over 15  – 1h35 

Our March world film is Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-Eda

Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-Eda. This Winner of the Palme d’Or at last year’s Festival de Cannes by a director who has often been favourably compared with Y. Ozu is a bitter sweet, often humorous and multilayered tale of love, deceit, survival and family tensions. Like Ozu before him, Kore Eda is a masterly painter of the interplay and complexity of emotions and conflicts within a family, especially the underlaying generational confrontations. 
Wonderfully acted and lovingly shot, without sentimentalism.  
 
English subtitles – Suitable for adults over 15  – 2h