Corrie Film Club

Insyriated (Belgium/France. 2017. Directed by Philppe Van Leeuw. 85 min. Cert 15.) will be showing at Corrie film club on Sunday 16th September at 8 pm. A brutally tough drama from writer-director Philippe Van Leeuw. The scene is a crowded apartment in the Syrian capital Damascus, in which a family is barricaded, effectively imprisoned by …

Mara Restaurant and Delicatessen

A review of Mara, contributed by Heather Gough Recently opened in Corrie, to the delight of locals and visitors alike, Mara is a seafood restaurant and delicatessen with a difference. Run by Kirsty and Gordon Decaestecker, assisted by Sophia Perry, it offers delicious and unusual seafood as a coffee and lunchtime spot. Local girl, Kirsty …

Corrie Film Club – Lion

The film showing in Corrie hall on Sunday 12th August at 8pm is Lion (Australia. 2017. Director Garth Davis. Cert. PG. 1 hour 58mins) The true story of a five year old, Saroo, who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from his home and family. Accompanying his older …

Corrie Film Club – There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood (USA 2007 Directed by Paul Anderson 158 mins Cert 15) will be shown at the Corrie Film club on Sunday 8th July. A powerful drama featuring a riveting performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, the movie tells the story of a silver miner turned oilman during the Southern Californian oil boom of the …

Corrie Film Club

The Levelling The film shown at Corrie Film club on Sunday 13th May will be The Levelling (British 2016 Directed by Hope Dickson Leach. 1 hour 23 mins Cert.15) Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died in …

Cave of Forgotten Dreams – Corrie Film Club

This month’s film on Sunday 8th April is Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Canada, USA, France and Germany. 2011. Directed by Werner Herzog 90 min Cert U) In this documentary, filmmaker Werner Herzog and a small crew are given a rare chance to film inside France’s Chauvet Cave, where the walls are covered with the world’s …

February at Corrie Film Club

Saturday 10th February – Special Day In The Dark Programme (not 3rd February as previously notified) Approximate times: 10.00 am – Scottish Shorts and coffee 10.45     –   I know where I’m going 12.00     –   12.45 Lunch  (Soup and bread and cheese) 12.45     –    Denial 2.30       –    Breakfast at Tiffany’s …

Leslie Marr – A Painter on Arran

As some readers may know, the painter Leslie Marr lived and worked on Arran from 1983 until 1991 in the house called Carlo on Corrie Shore. Recently, Leslie’s work has been on show at the Piano Nobile Gallery in London alongside that of his mentor and teacher, David Bomberg, who died in 1957. Leslie Marr …

Corrie Film Club

Corrie Film Club The film for the 12th November at 8pm will be Still The Water (Japan. 2014. Director Naomi Kawasi. Cert. 15. 114 mins). Set on the subtropical Japanese island of Amami, during the full-moon night of traditional dances in August, 16-year-old Kaito discovers a dead body floating in the sea. His girlfriend Kyoko will …