Swindon Film Society go for quality and quantity in January when they will be offering three acclaimed films for you to enjoy. Once you have seen all the same old Christmas movies, why not go for something aimed at the more discerning film palette and check out one, some or all of these films.
Weds 7thJan 2019: YOUTH
124 mins, Cert. 15– Comedy/Drama
 
Two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps: Oscar-winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel), a renowned filmmaker. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. The two men reflect on their past, each finding that some of the most important experiences can come later in life.

  

Weds 16thJan 2019:THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT
111 mins, Cert. 15 – Thriller

In 2011 Cairo, getting rich is more important than doing right. Noredin, a Cairo detective is, like his colleagues, unthinkingly corrupt but has a sudden crisis of conscience when called in to investigate the brutal murder of a beautiful young singer in a room at the lavish Nile Hilton Hotel. A modern ​film noir​ thriller uncovering a web of intrigue implicating Egypt’s powerful elite.

 

Weds 30thJan 2019:THE PARTY
71 mins, Cert. 15 – Satire

To celebrate her long-awaited and prestigious post as a Shadow Minister for Health, a possible stepping-stone on the way to party leader and prime minister, Janet is throwing a party for friends at her London flat. Unfortunately, before dinner is served, the upbeat ambience is shattered, as festering secrets start surfacing in this perfect domestic war-zone. Undoubtedly, after this night, things will never be the same again… Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott-Thomas lead a stellar cast in this comedy of tragic proportions, where not everything will go down as smoothly as the red wine.

They will also be holding their annual DVD sale before the film on 30th.

For more information –  swindonfilm.org.uk

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