Directed by Sophie Dupuis | Canada | 2020 | 1h 37m | French w/ English subtitles | Starring Joakim Robillard, Théodore Pellerin, Chantal Fontaine

The lives of a group of French-Canadian miners is thrown in disarray after an unexplained underground explosion. Maxim, a young worker with a troubled history, tries to find redemption for past mistakes by saving his stricken colleagues. A tense and remarkably intimate drama that delves deep into the dynamics of fractured friendships and fragile masculinity.


‘Dupuis puts human drama ahead of the action in this naturalistic, character-driven film…[this] disaster film digs deeper than most’
Cath Clarke, The Guardian

‘Dupuis’s knack with actors and for navigating how men perform masculinity — and are hindered by it — is on full display here.’
Alex Heeney, Seventh Row

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What else is on?

Today (Monday 27th March)


The Age of Innocence U
2h 18m
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with his fiancée's beautiful cousin. A stunning 4K restoration to mark the 30th-anniversary of Martin Scorsese's exquisite period romance.

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Close 12A
1h 44m | French, Flemish & Dutch w/ English subtitles
Belgian coming-of-age story about two young boys whose friendship is put to the test as they begin a new school year. Nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 28th March)


Creature 12A
1h 28m
Shot by Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna), this feature-length ballet film is a stunning collaboration between the English National Ballet and celebrated choreographer Akram Khan.

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Broker 12A
2h 9m | Korean w/ English subtitles
A typically offbeat and moving road-trip drama from acclaimed Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters), starring award-winning South Korean actor Song Kang-ho (Parasite).

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