World Cinema

The Harlequin Theatre & Cinema is bringing some of the finest World Cinema titles to their big screen making it easier than ever to experience the best of what the world's lens has to offer. Tickets for our World Cinema titles are just £6.00 each!  

 Elle (18) 30 May 2017

 

The successful CEO (Isabelle Huppert) of a video game company tries to learn the identity of the man who raped her.

French with English subtitles.

  • Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 130 mins

The Salesman (12a) 13 June 2017

 

The future looks promising for amateaur actors Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraheh Alidoosti) as they prepare for opening night on their production of Arthur Millers 'Deat of a Salesman'.  However when dangerous work on a neighbouring building forces the couple to leave their home and move into a new apartment, a case of mistaken identity sees a shocking and violent incident throw their lives into turmoil.

Persian with English subtitles.

  • Starring: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 124 mins

Cézanne et Moi (15) 27 June 2017

 

A historical drama traces the lifelong friendship between two renowned 19th century French artists - painter Paul Cézanne (Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) - from their first meeting as schoolmates to their creative rivalry as fame and success continue to elude Cézanne.

French with English subtitles.

  • Starring: Guillaume Canet, Guillaume Gallienne, Alice Pol, Déborah François, Pierre Yvon, Sabine Azéma
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 111 mins

The Handmaiden (18) 4th July 2017

 

Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930s, a young handmaiden named Sookee is hired by Hideko, a reclusive heiress who lives in a sprawling mansion under the watchful eye of her domineering Uncle Kouzuki. But Sookee harbours a secret: she has been recruited to trick Hideko into entrusting him with her fortune...

  • Starring: Min-hee Kim,Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo, Tae-ri Kim, Hae-suk Kim, So-ri Moon
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 156 mins

Heal the Living (12a) 18 July 2017

 

When an accident leaves a young man in a coma, doctors must gauge whether his parents are willing to consider a heart transplant, while elsewhere a woman (Anne Dorval) waits to see whether she will be given a new chance of life. 

French with English subtitles.

  • Starring: Tahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 104 mins

Frantz (12a) 15 August 2017

 

In a small German town in 1919, Anna mourns every day at the grave of her fiancé, Frantz, who was killed in battle during World War I. One day she spies a mysterious young Frenchman, Adrien, also laying flowers at the grave...

Starring: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner

Showing Time: 15.15 & 19.15

Running Time: 114 mins

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The Other Side of Hope (12a) 29 August 2017

 

Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki, returns with The Other Side of Hope, the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner.

Starring: Kati Outinen, Ville Virtanen, Tommi Korpela

Showing Time: 15.15 & 19.15

Running Time: 100 mins

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