Torbay Film Club

The Grump

7.30pm Thursday 7th September 2017

(12) 2014, 104mins, Finland
The Grump is a man from the past. A man who knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that's been done after 1953 has always managed to ruin The Grump's day.

Director: Dome Karukoski


When Marnie Was There

7.30pm Thursday 5th October 2017

(U) 2011, 103mins, Japan
A young girl is sent tothe country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair.

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi


Theeb

7.30pm Thursday 2nd November 2017

(15) 2014, 100mins, UAE
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar


Sunshine on Leith

7.30pm Thursday 7th December 2017

(PG) 2013, 100mins, UK
Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives.

Director: Dexter Fletcher


Adrift in Tokyo

7.30pm Thursday 4th January 2018

(Unrated) 2007, 101mins, Japan
Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words, he isn't going anywhere fast.

Director: Satoshi Miki


The Postman

7.30pm Thursday 1st February 2018

(U) 1994, 108mins, Italy
Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this causes.

Director: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi


On A Clear Day

7.30pm Thursday 1st March 2018

(12A) 2005, 95mins, UK
After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off.

Director: Gaby Dellal


A Small Act

7.30pm Thursday 5th April 2018

(Unrated) 2010, 88mins, USA
A young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.

Director: Jennifer Arnold


Untouchable

7.30pm Thursday 5th May 2018

(15) 2011, 112mins, France
In Paris, the aristocratic and intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire who is interviewing candidates for the position of his carer, with his red-haired secretary Magalie.

Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano


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