This Week's UK Cinema Releases
Week Commencing April 16th 2018
Although taken from the book of the same name, The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society takes an early lead in the race for the most awkwardly named films of 2018. French director Claire Denis' own take on the rom-com arrives with Let The Sunshine In, while Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland team up for The Leisure Seeker. To celebrate its 40th anniversary Grease gets a 4k makeover, while Liv Tyler reappears in werewolf horror The Wildling. Every Day is a teenage fantasy romance aimed at a certain crowd and finally Funny Cow heads back to grim days of the 70s UK comedy scene.
Beyond The Clouds
Director: Majid Majidi
Starring: Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanan
When on the run from the cops , Amir finds his estranged sister Tara, who in a bid to protect her brother lands up in jail. Their entire lives have been clouded by despair as unexpectedly the light shines on them from Beyond the Clouds.
Director: Michael Sucsy
Starring: Angourie Rice, Owen Teague, Debby Ryan
A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day.
Director: Adrian Shergold
Starring: Maxine Peake, Tony Pitts, Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham, Kevin Eldon, Alun Armstrong
A woman who has a funny bone for a backbone.
Director: Randal Kleiser
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Let The Sunshine In
Director: Claire Denis
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine, Josiane Balasko, Sandrine Dumas, Gérard Depardieu
Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.
Never Steady, Never Still
Director: Kathleen Hepburn
Starring: Shirley Henderson, Theodore Pellerin
A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps.
The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society
Director: Mike Newell
Starring: Lilly James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode
A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II, when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
The Leisure Seeker
Director: Paolo Virzi
Starring: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Janel Moloney
A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.
Director: Fritz Bohm
Starring: Ben Powley, Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif, Collin Kelly-Sordelet
A blossoming teenager uncovers the dark secret behind her traumatic childhood.