Matinée Cinema - The 39 Steps (PG)

This version of the story is not just a remake of the previous two films and, in being faithful to the book,  it makes for a great movie. Robert Powell as Hannay is full of charisma and the action scenes have a touch of James Bond. The stalwart British cast give sterling support, the pace is deliciously fast and relentless, and both the mood and tone are exactly right. Starring: Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter. Director: Don Sharp. Runtime: 1h 42 mins.1978

Tuesday 23 Jul 201913:00 Book Now

Bungay Film Club - The Go-Between (PG)

A classic British drama by Harold Pinter, based on the LP Hartley novel of the same name.  Norfolk 1900.  Leo is spending the summer at his friend Marcus’ wealthy family estate. He develops a crush on Marcus’ sister Marian, a beauty soon to be engaged to Hugh, a viscount and jolly good sort. Marian makes a favourite of Leo, asking him to carry messages for her.  Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates and Michael Redgrave. Director: Joseph Losey. Runtime: 111 minutes. In English with hard of hearing subtitles. UK. 1971

Monday 29 Jul 201919:45 Book Now

Fisher Theatre Cinema, Green Book (12A)

Set in America in 1962. Green Book tells the heartwarming true story of Tony Lip, a working-class ItalianAmerican bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley, a highly-educated African-American classical pianist. Starring: Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini and Viggo Mortensen. Director: Peter Farrelly. Runtime: 130mins. 2019

Monday 5 Aug 201919:45 Book Now

Matinée Cinema - David Copperfield (U)

A terrific telling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale featuring an allstar cast! The film follows the trials and tribulations of the title character beginning as a boy (Freddie Bartholomew) whose father dies and mother (Elizabeth Allan) remarries the strict Mr. Murdstone (Basil Rathbone). Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Lawton and Edna May Oliver. Director: George Cukor. Adaptation: Hugh Walpole. Runtime: 130 mins.1935

Tuesday 13 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

Fisher Theatre Film Sing-along Sound of Music (U)

Winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When the Navy captain Georg Von Trapp writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous children, Maria is given the job. An all-time favourite for you to sing-along to, dress-up for and relive. Starring: Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.  Director: Robert Wise. Runtime: 174 mins.1965

Monday 19 Aug 201919:45 Book Now

Matinée Cinema - Akenfield (PG)

As the young man, Tom, prepares to leave the Suffolk village of his birth, voices and experiences from his family's past crowd in on his mind, weaving a poetic tapestry of the love of home and the longing to get away from it. Director: Peter Hall. Writer: Ronald Blythe. Runtime: 1h 38 mins.1974

Tuesday 27 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

BFC - Dinner & Film Mid-August Lunch (U)

10th Anniversary Dinner & Film

A kind-hearted Italian comedy in which first time director Gianni Di Gregorio plays a bachelor living in down-at-heel gentility with his 93-year-old mother in Rome.

A couple of creditors call in favours, offering to cut his debts if he looks after their mothers for the Bank Holiday weekend.

‘A wonderfully patient, delicately observed film; warm, generous and never for a moment sentimental or patronising.’ Philip French in the Observer.

Director: Gianni di Gregorio.

Runtime: 75 mins.

Italy 2008.

Italian with English subtitles.

The dinner is at 6.45pm followed by the film at 8pm

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Tuesday 3 Sep 201918:45 Book Now (Film at 8pm)

The Fisher Theatre Cinema - Mary Queen of Scots (15)

Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. However, Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie). Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Director: Josie Rourke. Runtime: 124 mins. UK 2018

Monday 9 Sep 201919:45 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

A wonderful musical comedy film, filled with gags, musical numbers and choreography. Showgirls Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) and Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell) travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamoured old man and many other doting admirers. Contains Monroe’s iconic performance of ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’.  Director: Howard Hawks. Runtime: 91 mins.  USA 1953

Tuesday 10 Sep 201913:00 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - Dial M for Murder (PG)

Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants to have his wealthy socialite wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday, an American crime-fiction writer he comes up with the perfect plan to kill her for revenge and to secure his comfortable lifestyle. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Runtime: 105 mins. UK 1954

Tuesday 24 Sep 201913:00 Book Now

Bungay Film Club - The Guilty (15)

A taut Danish drama which takes one man, a dark room and a phone to create a cop thriller as gripping as any blockbuster.  Asger, a police-officer temporarily assigned to desk duties, takes an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.  When the police are slow to respond, Asger takes matters into his own hands. Starring: Jakob Cedergren and Jessica Dinnage. Director: Gustav Möller. Runtime: 85 mins. Denmark 2018

Monday 30 Sep 201919:45 Book Now

Fisher Theatre Cinema - All is True (12A)

The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationship with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and father.  Director: Kenneth Branagh. Runtime: 101 mins. UK 2018.

Monday 7 Oct 201919:45 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - Calamity Jane (PG)

In the lonely backwater of Deadwood, Dakota, sharpshooter Calamity Jane (Doris Day) falls for Calvary Lieutenant Danny Gilmartin (Philip Carey) when forced to rescue him from the Indians. A film that captures the wild capers of Calamity Jane, a real character, her saloon, and her eventual romance with Wild Bill Hickok. Director: David Butler. Runtime: 101 mins. USA 1953.

Tuesday 8 Oct 201913:00 Book Now

Cinema + Create presents - Up! (U)

This new Pixar classic is a bit of a universal-people-pleaser. We are yet to meet anyone who has not bonded deeply with it! Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house. The licence for this film has been generously sponsored by Norwich, Waveney and District Creative Mojo - who craft with adults who experience mental health issues, learning or physical issues and people living with dementia. Cinema followed by parent/carer and child crafts suitable for 3 years and up. Running time: 1hr36mins.


Sunday 20 Oct 201910:00 Book Now

Bungay Film Club present - Wajib (15)

An enjoyable Palestinian road movie set in Nazareth, which interleaves simmering tension in the Israeli town with moments of terrific comedy.  A traditional father is reunited with his fiery, ex-pat son when the two are obliged to spend time together delivering family wedding invitations according to age-old tradition – the ‘wajib’ of the title, which loosely translates as ‘social duty’. With its rich sense of place and multidimensional characters, Wajib is too seductive to resist. Starring Mohammad and Saleh Bacri. Director: Annemarie Jacir. Runtime: 96 minutes. Palestine/France/Colombia/Germany/UAE/Qatar/Norway 2017. In Arabic with English subtitles.

Monday 28 Oct 201919:45 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - Rebecca (PG)

A naive young woman (Joan Fontaine) juggles adjusting to her new role as an aristocrat's (Laurence Olivier) second wife, while the housekeeper, Mrs Danvers, (Judith Anderson), a chilly individual with close ties to the first Mrs.De Winter, makes her allegiances very clear. The second Mrs. De Winter must avoid being intimidated by his first wife's spectral presence. A faithful adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel Rebecca.  Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Runtime:130 mins. USA 1940

Tuesday 29 Oct 201913:00 Book Now

Cinema + Create presents - Revolting Rhymes (PG)

Revolting Rhymes is a 2016 British-German computer animated TV film based on the book of the same name written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. This was the first book I ever read to my baby son and, 8 years on, it remains just as entertaining. Retelling and intertwining five of the six poems from the book, the two-part film was created in Berlin and Cape Town. The first part was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Bungay Town Council have supported this session, along with several other sessions this season and also contributed towards our new reusable equipment. Cinema followed by parent/carer and child crafts suitable for 3 years and up. Running time: 1hr

Sunday 10 Nov 201910:30 Book Now

Fisher Theatre Cinema - Stan & Ollie (PG)

Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Hardy (John C Reilly), the world's greatest comedy team, face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership. Director: Jon S Baird. Runtime: 1 hour 38 mins. UK/CANADA/USA 2018

Monday 11 Nov 201919:45 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - West Side Story (PG)

Winner of ten Academy Awards including Best Picture, this electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York and stars Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer. Much loved and not bettered.  Directors: Jerome Robins and Robert Wise. Runtime: 145 mins. USA 1961

Tuesday 12 Nov 201913:00 Book Now

Bungay Film Club - The Hedgehog (12A)

This French coming-of-age drama revolves around the lives of two residents of a Paris apartment block: precocious Paloma, an 11year old bent on finding a way out of her cold bourgeois life, and unsociable concierge Renée.  Freely adapted from the international best-seller The Elegance of the Hedgehog, and starring Josiane Balasco, one of the most accomplished screen comediennes in France, The  Hedgehog is a sophisticated and touching comedy. Starring: Josiane Balasko and Garance Le Guillermic.  Director: Mona Achache. Runtime: 1 hour 40 mins.   2009 France/Italy. French with English subtitles.

Monday 25 Nov 201919:45 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - Casablanca

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. Rick, a cynical American expatriate, struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.  Director:  Michael Curtiz. Runtime: 102 mins. USA 1942

Tuesday 26 Nov 201913:00 Book Now

Cinema + Create presents - The Bear (U)

A beautiful and award-winning film made by the same people behind ‘The Snowman’. A young Polar Bear cub chases a bird and is captured by sea men on a ship after he is spotted. The bear, now grown up in captivity, looks up at a star before lying down to sleep. The next day, a red haired girl named Tilly is on a daytrip to the London Zoo, but accidentally drops her teddy bear into the bear pen. As magical and dreamlike as The Snowman, The Bear takes you on a wonderful Christmassy flying trip around London Landmarks. The licence for this film has been generously sponsored by Green Pebble, fine art greetings card from just around the corner. Cinema followed by parent/carer and child crafts suitable for 3 years and up. Running time: 26mins

Sunday 1 Dec 201910:30 Book Now

Matinee Cinema - White Christmas

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (VeraEllen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that's sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!  Director: Michael Curtiz. Runtime: 120 mins. USA 1954

Tuesday 3 Dec 201913:00 Book Now

Fisher Cinema - Fisherman's Friends (12A)

A fast living, cynical London music executive reluctantly heads to Cornwall on a colleague’s stag weekend, where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. Director: Chris Foggin. Runtime: 1 hour 52 mins. UK 2019

Monday 9 Dec 201919:45 Book Now