Bracknell Film Society

A small independent cinema in an Arts Centre. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bracknellfilmsoc.

Screenings

Rosalie

09/07/2024 at 19:30

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1870s, Northern France: Rosalie has a secret she has concealed all her life. Her perspective changes when an indebted bar owner, unaware of her secret, marries her for her dowry. Will her husband be able to love the real her? What might happen if she were to reject concealment and go public?

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Director: Stéphanie Di Giusto, France/Belgium, 2023, 115 minutes, French with subtitles

with: Nadia Tereszkiewicz, Benoît Magimel, Benjamin Biolay

A very watchable, offbeat slice of period drama HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Made In England

10/07/2024 at 19:00

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The work and legacy of Powell and Pressburger, these two extraordinary filmmakers is discussed with passion and authority by Martin Scorsese in this richly enjoyable documentary, featuring a dazzling array of film and archive footage.

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Director David Hinton, UK, 2024, 133 minutes, with Martin Scorsese, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

An engrossing celebration of two of British cinema’s most distinctive voices, and their creative harmony OBSERVER

A Matter Of Life And Death

24/07/2024 at 19:00

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A British pilot who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court, hoping to prolong his fledgling romance with a radio operator. Technically brilliant, this truly timeless romance presents a tantalising exploration of fate and mortality

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Directors Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger, UK, 1946, 104 minutes, starring David Niven, Kim Hunter, Roger Livesey, Marius Goring

An utterly unique, enduringly rich and strange romantic fantasia GUARDIAN

Rose

13/08/2024 at 19:30

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Two sisters take a coach trip to Paris. Inger, lives with schizophrenia in a psychiatric clinic where she receives care from staff and coddling from her mother. Ellen sees the trip as a chance to bond with her sister, whom she believes could benefit from more independence.

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Director: Niels Arden Oplev, Denmark, 2022, 106 minutes, Danish with subtitles

With: Sofie Gråbøl, Lene Maria Christensen, Anders W Berthelsen, Søren Malling