The Butterfly Collector

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Written and Performed by Peter Macqueen Kirkgate Arts YouTube – premiere 8pm Sat. 10 October. Family secrets and mass exctinctions. What can be triggered by a butterfly’s wing? Robert has found his Grandfather’s butterfly collection whilst clearing out his parents’ old house. He knew nothing about butterflies before that and not much about his Grandfather. But on opening the cabinet …

The County (12A)

Katie Gentry

Icelandic comedy drama from the director of the 2015 film Rams A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice her community.  Set in a small Icelandic farming community, the film tells the story of Inga, a middle-aged dairy farmer who rebels against the all powerful local Cooperative.  Inga tries to get …

The County (12A)

Katie Gentry

Icelandic comedy drama from the director of the 2015 film Rams A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice her community.  Set in a small Icelandic farming community, the film tells the story of Inga, a middle-aged dairy farmer who rebels against the all powerful local Cooperative.  Inga tries to get …

Misbehaviour (12A)

Katie Gentry

A group of women from the Women’s Liberation Movement hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.   “There is a very British sort of wackiness to this bizarre and farcical true story from the annals of pop culture, told here with charm and fun. It’s the 1970 Miss World contest, which erupted in controversy …

Misbehaviour (12A)

Katie Gentry

A group of women from the Women’s Liberation Movement hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.   “There is a very British sort of wackiness to this bizarre and farcical true story from the annals of pop culture, told here with charm and fun. It’s the 1970 Miss World contest, which erupted in controversy …

Military Wives (12A)

Katie Gentry

British comedy.  With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the centre of a media sensation and global movement.  “Great music doesn’t happen when things are perfect,” says Sharon Horgan’s brassy Lisa in this formulaic yet ultimately winning British drama/comedy. “It happens when you care.”  …

Military Wives (12A)

Katie Gentry

British comedy.  With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the centre of a media sensation and global movement.  “Great music doesn’t happen when things are perfect,” says Sharon Horgan’s brassy Lisa in this formulaic yet ultimately winning British drama/comedy. “It happens when you care.”  …

Emma (U)

Katie Gentry

Most recent film adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved classic novel set in the 1800s in England based on a well meaning but selfish young woman who meddles in the love lives of her friends. The film ramps up the comedy whilst maintaining a heady mix of social satire, romantic intrigue and endlessly reinterpretable gender politics.  Starring Anya Taylor-Joy with support …

Emma (U)

Katie Gentry

Most recent film adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved classic novel set in the 1800s in England based on a well meaning but selfish young woman who meddles in the love lives of her friends. The film ramps up the comedy whilst maintaining a heady mix of social satire, romantic intrigue and endlessly reinterpretable gender politics.  Starring Anya Taylor-Joy with support …

The Personal History of David Copperfield (15)

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A fresh, funny, and utterly charming spin on Dickens’ classic From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story …