Cries and Whispers15

Directed by Ingmar Bergman | Swedish | 1972 | 1h 32m | Swedish w/ English subtitles | Starring Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin

Siblings Maria and Karin attend the bedside of their gravely ill sister Agnes as she spends her final days being cared for in a Swedish countryside manor. Swedish master Ingmar Bergman’s (Persona, The Seventh Seal) haunting study of familial bonds and the female psyche has been re-released by the BFI for the film’s 50th-anniversary. Winner of Best Cinematography at the 1974 Academy Awards.

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We showed Cries and Whispers between April 10, 2022 and April 14, 2022.

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Today (Monday 17th June)

18:00

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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21:00

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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Tomorrow (Tuesday 18th June)

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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