Robot DreamsPG

Directed by Pablo Berger | Spain | 2023 | 1h 42m

In bustling 1980s New York, a lonely dog yearns for companionship. Taking matters into his own paws, he resolves to build a robot who soon becomes a fully functioning best friend. Adapted from Sara Varon’s graphic novel, Pablo Berger’s vibrant and humorous animation pays homage to silent cinema while reflecting on the joys of friendship. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at this year’s Oscars.

Reviews

‘The result is delightfully funny, moving and intriguingly odd.’
★★★★
Dave Golder, Radio Times

‘Pablo Berger’s film features no spoken dialogue, but it communicates the happiness of this newfound friendship with perfect clarity.’
★★★★
Ross McIndoe, The Skinny

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Tomorrow (Monday 22nd April)

18:15

A Year in a Field 12A
1h 26m
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