Film Club

Film and Supper

  • Price per head is £15.00 including supper
  • On the evening, the café opens from 6pm, allowing you to choose your table, organise drinks and relax
  • A buffet supper (main course, dessert, cheese board and tea/coffee) is served from 6.30pm.  If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know at the time of your booking
  • Once supper is finished,guests make their way to the film screening – films start for approximately 7.30pm
  • The evening usually ends around 10pm – 10.30pm depending on the length of the film

Film and Afternoon Tea

  • Price per head is £10 including afternoon tea.
  • Tea is served from 4.00 pm with sandwiches, scones, cakes and a selection of teas.
  • The film starts at approximately 4.30 pm.

To book or for more information, please telephone 01787 313691 or email Deborah.Thomas@thebridgeproject.co.uk

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Wednesday 20 April 2016

Truly, Madly, Deeply

truly_madly_deeplyIn memory of the late Alan Rickman, this month we will be showing one of his early film appearances.

Directed by the late Anthony Minghella and starring Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Michael Maloney and Deborah Findlay, “Truly Madly Deeply” is a romantic comedy drama which explores love and bereavement.

Nina is beside herself with grief at the recent death of her boyfriend, Jamie, a cellist.   When she is on the verge of despair, Jamie reappears as a “ghost” and the couple are reconciled. The screenplay never clarifies whether this occurs in reality, or merely in Nina’s imagination. Nina is ecstatic, but Jamie’s behaviour – turning up the central heating to stifling levels, moving furniture around and inviting back “ghost friends” to watch videos – gradually infuriates her, and their relationship deteriorates. She meets Mark, a psychologist, to whom she is attracted, but she is unwilling to become involved with him because of Jamie’s continued presence. Nina continues to love Jamie but is conflicted by his self-centred behaviour and ultimately wonders out loud, “Was it always like this?

Wednesday 18 May 2016

The Dressmaker

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Jocelyn Moorhouse directs this Australian revenge comedy starring Kate Winslet as Myrtle Dunnage, a woman who returns to her hometown to take care of her ailing mother Molly (Judy Davis). Myrtle’s return sparks much debate between the residents of the town as she was accused of murdering someone many years ago. Now an expert dressmaker, Myrtle goes about transforming the local fashion while exacting her revenge upon those who have wronged her in the past… The supporting cast includes Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving.

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Youth

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Fred (Michael Caine) and Mick (Harvey Keitel), two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children’s confused lives, Mick’s enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at all costs to hear him conduct again.

Also stars Jane Fonda (On Golden Pond; Barbarella), Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener; About A Boy), Ed Stoppard (The Pianist) and Paul Dano (War and Peace).

 

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Dad’s Army

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Walmington-on-Sea, 1944 – the end of the Second World War is in sight. Captain Mainwaring’s Home Guard suffers from low morale until a glamorous journalist arrives to report on the platoon’s exploits.  Meanwhile,  MI5 have discovered a radio signal transmitted from Walmington-on-Sea towards Berlin, apparently the work of a spy operating in the town.  Finally, Captain Mainwaring and his chaps have an opportunity to defend the realm and keep those home fires burning …

A stellar British cast have a whale of a time taking on these iconic comedy roles – Sir Michael Gambon, Bill Nighy, Toby Jones, Sir Tom Courtenay, Catherine Zeta Jones, Sarah Lancashire and Bill Paterson are amongst the stars.

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Sunset Song

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Based on the classic 1932 Scottish novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the  film tells the story of  Aberdeenshire farm girl Chris Guthrie,  played by Agyness Deyn, as she searches for her independence against the odds.  It is a classic rite of passage story illustrating a way of life in remote Scotland coming to a close in the wake of the First World War.

Featuring Peter Mullan (Shallow Grave; Trainspotting; Bravehart, The Children of Men; War Horse) the film was recently recommended by BBC News Film as one of the top releases for 2016.

2016 Film Club Dates

Wednesday 21 September

Wednesday 19 October

Wednesday 16 November

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20 Gainsborough Street
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Email: info@thebridgeproject.co.uk
Telephone: 01787 313691

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