Broker12A

Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda | South Korea | 2022 | 2h 9m | Korean w/ English subtitles | Starring Song Kang-ho, Gang Dong-won, Bae Doona, Ji-eun Lee, Lee Joo-young

Two workers at a Busan church operate an illegal moonlighting business, selling on abandoned babies to affluent families. But when a young mother returns to collect her child, she uncovers their plan and unexpectedly decides to join them in an attempt to find more suitable parents for her child. A typically offbeat and moving road-trip drama from acclaimed Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters), starring award-winning South Korean actor Song Kang-ho (Parasite).

Reviews

‘One of the year’s most delightful films. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s big-hearted…follow-up to Shoplifters is directed with impeccable skill, delicacy and compassion’
★★★★★
Nicholas Barber, BBC

‘“Broker,” a road trip odyssey reflecting on the family we choose and the family we tearfully let go of. Absorbing and heartwarming, it’s easy to forget that this tender drama is about human trafficking.’
★★★★★
Iana Murray, The Playlist

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Today (Saturday 15th June)

15:30

There's Still Tomorrow 15
1h 58m | Italian w/ English subtitles
The arrival of a mysterious letter inspires a housewife to stand up to her husband and imagine a better future for her family in this sweeping, record-breaking Italian melodrama.

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18:15

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 18
1h 23m
Back on the big screen for the film's 50th anniversary, Tobe Hooper's gritty and transgressive folk-horror slasher movie set out in the American sticks. Who will survive, and what will be left of them?

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20:30

The Beast 15
2h 27m | French w/ English subtitles
As a woman (Léa Seydoux) undergoes a procedure to rid her DNA of all feelings, she crosses paths with a man from her past lives. An ambitious dystopian sci-fi from acclaimed French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello.

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Tomorrow (Sunday 16th June)

14:30

Army of Shadows 12A
2h 25m | French w/ English subtitles
A group of French resistance fighters battle against the Nazis in German-controlled Marseilles as well as suspicion amongst their own ranks in Jean-Pierre Melville's gripping wartime thriller.

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17:30

Slow 15
1h 48m | Lithuanian w/ English subtitles
A dancer and a sign language interpreter redefine what intimacy means for their relationship when one of them reveals that they are asexual in this award-winning Lithuanian drama.

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20:00

There's Still Tomorrow 15
1h 58m | Italian w/ English subtitles
The arrival of a mysterious letter inspires a housewife to stand up to her husband and imagine a better future for her family in this sweeping, record-breaking Italian melodrama.

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