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Friday Night Films

The Wonders

4.12.2015

The Wonders (2014)

Dir. Alice Rohrwacher / Cert. 15 / 110mins

Friday 4 December 2015 / 7.30pm / £5 (concessions £3)

In Italian with English subtitles

 

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Winner of 2014 Grand Prix at Cannes.

 

Twelve-year-old Gelsomina runs her unconventional Italian family, with three younger sisters working under her watchful eye. Together they keep the bees and make the honey on their father’s farm oblivious to the world outside of their own. Whilst all around rural life is falling apart, a TV show competition arrives from the city offering a cash prize for a family that can prove it’s the most traditionally Italian. Gelsomina wants to participate in the contest but her father is too consumed with the new farm laws to consider his daughter’s dream. They work tirelessly to expand the bee colonies and even take on help - a delinquent German boy from a youth rehabilitation exchange program. Tension mounts between her father and the boy and soon nothing will be the same for Gelsomina and her family. 

 

 

Genre: 

Drama / Biography / Music

 

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What are Friday Night Films?

A pop up cinema offering an alternative film experience!  Devised by Independent Cinema MK in association with MK Gallery. Enjoy new releases, cult classics, special events,
screen talks and curated film seasons – all for £5 (£3 concs.). Our screen bar provides modestly priced wine, beer, tea, coffee and soft drinks.

 

 

 

 

 

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01908 676 900.