This Week's UK Cinema Releases
Week Commencing May 14th 2018
Small release and re-issues make up the schedule this week, with 2001: A Space Odyssey celebrating its 50th anniversary with a 70mm unrestored version, and Park Circus are also touring a 70mm version of The Sound of Music. Saoirse Ronan returns with On Chesil Beach, while Leon Vitali reveals all about working alongside Stanley Kubrick in Filmworker. Laetitia Dosch shines in Jeune Femme, while A Cambodian Spring reflects on the tragic events of 2013.
2001: A Space Odyssey (70mm)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Leonard Rossiter
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
A Cambodian Spring
Director: Christopher Kelly
An intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and often violent development that is shaping modern day Cambodia. Shot over 6 years, the film charts the growing wave of land rights protests that led to the 'Cambodian spring' and the tragic events that followed.
A Love That Never Dies
Directors: Jimmy Edmonds, Jane Harris
How do we grieve? Why do we grieve? And why are we afraid of those that do grieve? Jimmy and Jane's son Josh died seven years ago. They are now on a road trip across the USA to meet other bereaved parents in search of some answers.
Directors: Carlos Sanchez, Jason Sanchez
Starring: Evan Rachel, Julia Sarah Stone, Denis O'Hareer
A house cleaner meets a teenaged girl and convinces her to run away and live with her in secret.
Director: Tony Zierra
Starring: Leon Vitali, Ryan O'Neal, Danny Lloyd, Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Stellan Skarsgård
The story of Leon Vitali, who surrendered his promising acting career to become Stanley Kubrick's devoted right-hand man.
Director: Leonor Serraille
Starring: Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Mdiaye, Gregoire Monsaingeon
Left by Joachim, an artist with whom she shared her life for 10 years, Paula finds herself wandering the streets of Paris, lonely and fixated.
On Chesil Beach
Director: Dominic Cooke
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne Marie-Duff
In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
One Man's Madness
Director: Jeff Baynes
Starring: Lee J Thompson, Suggs McPherson, Barso Barson, Woody Woodgate, Bedders Bedford
A feature length rockdocmockumentary telling the story of Madness' Lee Thompson ...with other peoples words.
The Sound Of Music (70mm)
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.