Torbay Film Club

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


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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