Get Carter18

Directed by Mike Hodges | UK | 1970 | 1h 51m | Starring Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry, Tony Beckley, George Sewell

A cold-blooded London criminal returns to his hometown in Newcastle following the supposedly accidental death of his brother. Suspecting foul play, and with vengeance on his mind, he embarks on a brutal investigation to uncover the truth. A gritty and sleazy 1970s gangster classic that is now acknowledged as one of the greats of British cinema, resorted and re-released by the BFI.

Reviews

‘It is a violent kitchen-sink pulp with the observational brilliance and dour working-class realism of something by Ken Loach’
★★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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We showed Get Carter between June 26, 2022 and June 28, 2022.

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Monday 4th July

18:15

Defending Your Life PG
1h 51m
Director Albert Brooks stars as an advertising executive who dies goes to purgatory where he must defend his actions on Earth in order to reach Heaven.

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20:45

All My Friends Hate Me 15
Deaf/HOH subtitles
1h 34m
A school reunion in the countryside turns sour in Andrew Gaynord’s superb black comedy exploring the modern horrors of social anxiety and paranoia.

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