Cinematheque, Yeovil's Film Club

Films showing in the 2021 - 2022 season.

 2021


  6th Oct.  Sorry We Missed You.

20th Oct.   Styx.

  3rd Nov.  Burning.

  8th Dec.  Nae Pasaran.

15th Dec.  Capernaum.

 

2022


  5th Jan.   Birds of Passage.

  9th Feb.   Pain and Glory.

23rd Feb.  Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

23rd Mar.  Parasite.

  6th Apr.  The Unknown Girl.

20th Apr.  Honeyland.

  4th May. I Never Cry.

  8th Jun.  First Cow.

22nd Jun. Martin Eden.

  6th Jul.   The Guilty. & AGM


Click here for the film season brochure.glosy28-4fold.pdf

Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach’s superb swipe at zero-hours Britain. Substantially researched, this is a gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brink.

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Styx

German/Austrian taut moral thriller. A lone yachtswoman encounters a rusting vessel overloaded with refugees mid-ocean. Does she help or keep the distance as she is advised? Intense and powerful.

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Burning

Award winning South Korean psychological mystery thriller concerning class conflict and obsessive love, with something of a Patricia Highsmith novel about it. Suspenseful and gripping.

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Nae Pasaran

Heartfelt Chilean take on Scottish factory workers refusing to service Pinochet’s war planes, grounding most of  Chile’s air force and thus saving many civilian lives in 1973. Astonishing and moving.

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Capernaum

Moving and affecting depiction of life below the poverty line in Beirut. Winner of The Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, with two astonishing child-lead performances.

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Birds of Passage

This powerfully affecting Columbian drug-trade saga, combines the epic sweep f the Godfather with the magical realism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Profound cinematic film-making.

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Pain and Glory

Pedro Almodovar’s latest delivers another sensuous and deeply sensitive film about an ageing film director in decline. His most personal film in years.

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 Portrait of a Lady on Fire

French period drama with a modern feminist energy, this sumptuous new masterpiece from Celine Sciamma is both beautiful and sensual.

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Parasite

Winner of 4 Oscars, 2 Baftas and the Palme D'or, Bong Joon Ho reminds us that he is one of the world's most exciting, talented and entertaining directors with this hilarious, scathing, thrilling and unique film.

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The Unknown Girl

A young female doctor ignores an out of hours call, only to discover the caller is found dead. Another morally astute and engaging social commentary from the Belgian Dardenne brothers.

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Honeyland.

Incredible Macedonian true story of one woman's elemental struggle to survive between her ancient bee keeping traditions and others' greed. Astonishing.

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I Never Cry.

A Polish coming of age story of a 17 year old girl travelling to Ireland to reclaim the body of her father, who has died in an industrial accident. Comedic moments, but also a realistic take on the difficulties faced by families separated by emigration. Recommended.

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First Cow.

Kelly Reichardt's gripping and glorious tale of friendship, petty crime, and the pursuit of the American dream in 1820s Oregon.

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Martin Eden.

Italian take on Jack London's autobiographical novel, where one man's quest to leave his lowly roots follows a passionate pursuit to achieve a place among the literary elite. 'One of the best films of the last decade. Spellbinding' Sight and Sound magazine.

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The Guilty.

Award-winning, critically acclaimed, nerve shredding Danish thriller that will leave you hanging onto the edge of your seat. Riveting.

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