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 5th June
‘RATATOUILLE’ (Animation, Comedy)
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. A charming and Oscar award-winning animated feature from Pixar Studios.
Monday 12th June
‘AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS’ (Historical-Drama)
In 1944, upper class boy Julien Quentin and his brother François travel to Catholic boarding school in the countryside after vacations. Julien is a leader and good student and when the new student Jean Bonnet arrives in the school, they have friction in their relationship. However, Julien learns to respect Jean and discovers that he is Jewish and the priests are hiding him from the Nazis. They become best friends and Julien keeps the secret.
(French with English subtitles)
Monday 19th June
‘FORCE MAJEURE’ (Drama)
A family on a ski holiday in the French Alps are suddenly hit by an avalanche and when they resurface their relationships with one another has been shook to the core.
Received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
(Swedish with English Subtitles)
Monday 26th June
‘L’ÉCUME DES JOURS/MOOD INDIGO’ (Drama, Fantasy)
This film is based on a novel written by the famous French writer Boris Vian, who was a jazz music passionate and singer. It is the story of a Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin who endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she’s diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.