These films were due to be shown in SEASON TEN at Aylsham Picture House (March 2020 to July 2020), but were all cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic
The epic musical story of Elton John from child piano prodigy, through the breakthrough years of the 1970’s to international superstardom. A no-holds-barred biopic of one of Britain’s most successful musicians.
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher 2019 UK, 121 minutes.
In Margate, a troubled teenage girl with a great line in sarky put-downs is encouraged by her drama teacher to try to become a stand-up comedian.
A feisty mid-west mother takes the law into her own hands after the police fail to detect the culprit who murdered her daughter, by advertising their shortcomings on three huge billboards. A bleakly comic study of small-town America.
An extended family of thieves and petty crooks live tenuously in a Tokyo suburb with a Fagin-like father, who one night rescues a small girl who is left freezing outside by her parents. Her arrival causes the family trouble and heartbreak.
Starring: Lily Franky and Sakura Ando
Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda 2018 Japan, 121 minutes.
A stylish Harold Pinter adaptation of L.P. Hartley’s novel, and shot in Norfolk, it is the story of a young boy hired as a messenger at a country house, between an engaged aristocratic and her tenant farmer lover. Told in flashback by the now elderly go-between.
Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Dominic Guard, Michael Redgrave
Directed by: Joseph Losey 1971 UK, 118 minutes.