La Mif15

Directed by Fred Baillif | Switzerland | 2021 | 1h 52m | French w/ English subtitles | Starring Charlie Areddy, Kassia Da Costa, Amandine Golay, Claudia Grob

Recently placed into care, a group of teenage girls develop a close sisterly bond as they get used to their new home. Drawing on his own past as a social worker, Fred Baillif’s award-winning feature is a bristling social realist drama about the unexpected tensions and intimacies of life in a Geneva foster home. Winner of the Grand Prix Generation 14plus International Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2021.

Reviews

‘Powered by skittering, unpredictable energy and adolescent emotional eruptions, it’s a smartly structured portrait of a de facto family unit’
★★★★
Wendy Ide, The Observer

‘A riveting and bristling examination of trauma and the need for familial intimacy.’
★★★★
Leila Latif, Little White Lies

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Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd December)

16:15

The Mummy PG
1h 13m
Boris Karloff stars as the reanimated ancient Egyptian prince Imhotep in this Universal monster classic which terrified audiences in 1932 and became an influential horror film due to its eerie atmosphere.

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18:15

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

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20:30

Aftersun 12A
1h 42m
Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

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