Carrick Film Society
Carrick Film Society and Carrick Cineplex are delighted to present a new season Art-house, World & Indie Film for the new Autumn/Winter 2019 Season
Join us every Thursday for screenings starting at 8.30pm from Thursday 27th September 2019
No membership is required – all are welcome to attend.
Why not arrive early and enjoy a glass of wine, gourmet coffee or Maud’s Ice Cream in the comfortable surrounds of Cafe Paradiso before showtime.
26TH September 2019
AT ETERNITYS GATE
Director: Julian Schnabel – FRANCE
12A · 111 mins
Biographical drama about the famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him. Actor William Dafoe received much praise for his portrayal of the artist, including the Academy nomination for ‘Best Actor’ in 2019.
3TH October 2019
BIRDS OF PASSAGE
Director: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra – COLOMBIA
15A · 125 mins
The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honour collide, a fratricidal war breaks out putting much at stake.
10TH October 2019
Director: László Nemes – HUNGARY
15A · 142 MINS
Atmospheric and mysterious Historical drama set in 1913 Hungary by the director of ‘Son of Saul’. A woman scours the streets of Budapest to find the brother she never knew she had and unlock the secrets to her forgotten past.
17TH October 2019
Director: Samuel Maoz – ISRAEL
15A · 113 mins
After their son is killed during military service for the Israel Defence Force at the Palestinian border, a troubled family try and come to terms with their grief. The director paints a rich painting of life in Israel, deftly even-handed with the subject matter.
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24TH October 2019
Director: Christophe Honoré – FRANCE
16 · 133 mins
Set in the 90’s, this French drama tells the story of Jacques, an older writer and Arthur, a young university student who instantly fall in love, but face rejection and sickness along the way. From the director of ‘Love Songs’ and ‘Dans Paris’ comes a mature and deeply emotional reflection on love and loss, and youth and aging. Selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
31ST October 2019
Director: Bo Burnham – USA
15A · 94 mins
American comedy-drama film set in the present day. The coming-of-age story follows the life and struggles of a 13 year old student in the eighth-grade named Kayla, played by Elsie Fisher, during her last week of classes before graduating to high school. She struggles with social anxiety but produces vlogs giving life advice.
7TH November 2019
Director: Asghar Farhadi -SPAIN
15A · 134 mins
Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in this gripping psychological thriller. A Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open. Nominated for the Palme d’Or and Jury Prize in Cannes in 2018.
14TH November 2019
WOMAN AT WAR
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson – GERMANY
12A · 101 mins
Icelandic-Ukrainian comedy-drama telling the story of Halla, a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminium industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she is finally granted permission to adopt a girl from the Ukraine.
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21ST November 2019
PAIN AND GLORY
Director: Pedro Almodóvar -SPAIN
16 · 113 mins
In this Spanish drama, a film director reflects on the choices he’s made in life as the past and present come crashing down around him. Starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz, this is Almodóvar’s most autobiographical film, moving the viewers with reflective passages and profound encounters. At the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Banderas won the award for Best Actor and Alberto Iglesias won Best Soundtrack.
28TH November 2019
Director: Olivia Wilde – USA
16 · 103 mins
American coming-of-age comedy capturing the spirit of modern times, following the journey of two graduating high school girls who set out to finally break the rules on their last day of classes. A wise, funny, compassionate comedy manages to be inclusive and progressive, without being precious or sacrificing an ounce of humour.
5TH December 2019
MARIANNE AND LEONARD
Director: Nick Broomfield – USA
15A · 102 mins
A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. Featuring wonderful archival footage, the film follows their relationship from its beginnings on Greek islands, an innocent time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to its collapse under the weight of Leonard’s growing celebrity musician status.
Tickets available to purchase on the door and to pre-book via www.carrickcineplex.ie