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 …

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 …

The Last Picture Show at Corrie Film Club

The film showing on Sunday 10th June at Corrie film club is The Last Picture Show (USA 1971 Directed by Peter Bogdanovitch 118 mins Cert 15). A coming of age movie set in rural Texas in the early 1950s that centres on two high school friends played by Timothy Bottoms and Jeff Bridges. In tiny …

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 …

Corrie Film Club in March

The film on Sunday 11th March at 8pm will be The Salesman (Iran. 2017. Director Asghar Farhadi. Cert. 12. 2hr 4mins). Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the centre of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving …

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 …

A Quiet Passion at the Corrie Film Club

Corrie Film Club The film for the 14th of January will be A Quiet Passion (UK/Belgium. 2016. Directed by Terence Davies. 126 mins Cert.12A)  This is a finely detailed portrait of Emily Dickinson, from girlhood to later years, a reclusive poet whose work was only recognised after her death. A thoughtful, profoundly serious film, that …

Corrie Film Club for December

Corrie Film Club for December On the 10th December at 6.30pm Corrie Film Club has its special Christmas programme. This will begin with  Dinner For One (1963, Germany, directed by Heinz Dunkhase, 18mins), a traditional Christmas short comedy. Then there will be two critically acclaimed animated feature films, starting withThe Red Turtle (Japan, Ghibli Studios …