A Year In A Field12A

Directed by Christopher Morris | UK | 2023 | 1h 26m

Standing proudly in the centre of a field in West Cornwall, the Longstone remains a silent witness to 4,000 years of tumultuous history. Captured between the Winter Solstices of 2020 and 2021, this meditative documentary reflects on the evolving landscape through the lens of an ancient standing stone. Presented as a counterpoint to the flashy, globe-trotting nature documentaries prevalent today, BAFTA-winning filmmaker Christopher Morris contemplates the beauty of life’s minutiae and the trajectory of climate change.

Reviews

‘Not the least of the documentary’s strengths is the realisation that such a world is as sustainable as an unnamed insect, fragility personified, getting its fill on a leaf.’
★★★★
Graham Fuller, The Arts Desk

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Monday 22 April

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What else is on?

Today (Sunday 21st April)

14:45

Days of Heaven 12A
1h 34m
Widely regarded as one of the most beautifully shot movies in American cinema history, Terrence Malick's timeless American idyll set in early 20th-century America has been recently restored in 4K.

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17:15

Io Capitano 15
2h 2m | Arabic, French & Wolof w/ English subtitles
Deeply emotional and humane drama, based on firsthand testimonies, exploring the hope, heartbreak, and harsh realities of migrant experiences. Nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars.

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20:00

Mothers' Instinct 15
Deaf/HOH Subtitles
1h 34m
The seeds of guilt, suspicion and paranoia are sewn between two friends in this suspenseful psychological thriller set in suburban America and starring Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway.

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Tomorrow (Monday 22nd April)

18:15

A Year in a Field 12A
1h 26m
Meditative documentary reflecting on the evolving rural landscape, told through the lens of an ancient standing stone, contemplating the intricacies of nature and the trajectory of climate change.

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20:30

Evil Does Not Exist 12A
1h 46m | Japanese w/ English subtitles
Captivating eco-drama by Oscar-winning director Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car) following residents of a small rural village nestled outside Tokyo opposing the development of a luxury "glamping" site on their land.

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Plan your visit

Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!