On Monday evenings this June we offer you the chance to sneak away & treat yourself. Join us for a deliciously seasonal two course meal & a glass of wine,served from 7pm, followed by a classic or contemporary French Film in our Secret Cinema Club for only £20. Space is limited so booking is essential.
Films are chosen from French language films, or iconic films with French directors or actors, and occasionally great films that are simply set in France. If you have any suggestions please feel free to give them to us as well.
This month’s films are:
Monday 30th May
‘The French Connection’
New York city detectives @Popeye@ Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection.
Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with it’s renowned chase scene, won five Academy Awards in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Hackman.
Monday 6th June
The film debut of Jean-Luc Godard. Fully digitally re-mastered to celebrate it’s 50th anniversary, BREATHLESS (A Bout De Souffle) is still hailed as the epitome of cinematic cool. A fast paced tale of a young man on the run in Paris. Cigarettes, hats, sunglasses and determined unconformity make Michel Poiccard (Jean-Paul Belmondo) a true cinematic Icon
Monday 13th June
This 2011 Oscar nominated film tells the story of Jeanne and Simon, twins who must find a brother they never knew existed.
Traveling from Canada to Lebanon to uncover the mystery, they begin to uncover the terrifying secrets of their mother’s tumultuous and brutal past.
Monday 20th June
Micmacs is a 2009 comedy by French Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie).
Lonely Misfit Bazil (Danny Boon), who after being accidentally injured in a shoot-out, is adopted be a band of other misfits. Together they hatch a plan to take on a band of arms-manufacturers. This film is an exhilarating bag of tricks and not one to be missed