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M. Night Shyamalan | 2021 | Starring Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Thomasin McKenzie, Alex Wolff, Abbey Lee.

With their marriage on the rocks, a husband and wife book an exotic holiday for the family. However, along with a group of strangers, they become trapped on a secluded beach which causes them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day. Can they escape before their time runs out? A Twilight Zone-esque plot and a star-studded cast make this intriguing horror-thriller one of M. Night Shyamalan’s best recent works.

Reviews

‘Old is an enthrallingly bizarre piece of old-fashioned entertainment…I was on the edge of my seat, not knowing whether to flinch or laugh, though I did both.’ ★★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘At a time when so many films feel devoid of personality, as if they have cynically been made to be as bland as possible, he is one of the few directors with a strong sensibility and a passion that shines through in his work.’ Hannah Strong, Little White Lies

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We showed Old between September 2, 2021 and September 2, 2021.

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Today (Saturday 26th November)

15:30

Baby Face 15
+ Intro
1h 16m
Barbara Stanwyck stars as a determined young dame climbing the workplace ladder one man at a time in this risqué classic of the Pre-Code Hollywood era.

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17:45

Clash 15
1h 38m | Arabic w/ English subtitles
Set almost entirely within the confines of a police truck, Mohamed Diab's tense and disorienting political thriller looks at the 2013 street riots in Cairo. Event in partnership with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

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20:30

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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Tomorrow (Sunday 27th November)

15:30

The Night of Counting the Years Cert-TBC
1h 42m | Arabic w/ English subtitles
Shadi Abdel Salam's drama about the looting of the tombs of the Pharaohs in Thebes, often regarding as one of the greatest Egyptian films of all time. Event in partnership with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

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18:30

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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20:45

No Bears 12A
1h 47m | Persian w/ English subtitles
Recently sentenced to six years imprisonment for supporting public protests, award-winning director Jafar Panahi continues to defy those who try to silence him by using film as a medium to decry artistic censorship in Iran.

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