In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge (Emma Thompson) must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer, despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment on religious grounds. Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan, the film is a stately courtroom drama, with strong performances by Thompson and her on-screen husband, Stanley Tucci.
Director: Scott Cooper
2017, 134 minutes, Rating 15
1892 in the United States. Veteran of a 20 year war with Cheyenne, Apache, & Comanche native American tribes, Cavalry Captain Joseph Blocker (Christian Bale) is ordered to escort an ailing Cheyenne chief back to his ancestral home in Montana. Scarred & embittered from his experiences, he wrestles with this unwelcome mission & memories that haunt him. A tale of guilt, truth & reconciliation in the American West.
Director: Mike Newell – 2018 – 112 mins (Rating 12)
Based on the bestselling novel, Lily James plays writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the eccentric Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, when she writes about their book club formed during the occupation of Guernsey during WWII. From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart.
A message from Yester Community Movie Association:
Last screening for 2018!
Find out about membership, film nights and download our new 2019 film programme on our website.
Friday 14th Dec – Paddington 2
2017 – 103 mins – (PG)
Film starts at 8pm, doors open 7.30pm
With a star studded cast including Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins (seen most recently in our November screening of ‘Maudie’), Brenda Gleeson, Julie Walters and of course, arch villain Hugh Grant, Paddington 2 is our Members’ Choice film to close the 2018 season. Paddington falls foul of the law when a valuable antique book is stolen. Locked up in jail, it’s up to Paddington to unmask the thief….
We’ll be back on the 11th January with ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. More news coming soon on our website and on facebook @giffordfilmclub
In the meantime, wishing all our members a wonderful festive season!