Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Entertainment

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CCAC Spring film fest April 8 - May 13

By Patti Lawn, Director, CCAC/Web images

 

Gemma Bovery is the first of six shows being presented by CCAC.

 

he Chilliwack Community Arts Council and The Toronto International Film Festival Circuit are pleased to co-present the Spring 2015 Chilliwack International Film Series featuring six critically acclaimed films:

 

All movies start @ 7:00 PM and take place at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas.
 
Ticket prices are $6.00 per screening at the door, or a $30.00 series pass for all six films can purchased from the Chilliwack Community Arts Council - The Art Room: #20-5725 Vedder Rd or The Book Man: 45939 Wellington Ave. This is always a popular event so get there early for your tickets!

 

April 8 – Gemma Bovery
France/ French/English/ 99 min/ 14A/ Drama
This is the story about a passionate young Englishwoman whose dull married life in a provincial Norman town steers her toward adultery in this updating of Flaubert’s masterpiece Madame Bovary.
Director: Anne Fontaine
Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng

April 15 – Mr. Turner
UK/ English/ 150 min/ PG/ Bio, Drama
The movie explores the last quarter century of the eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner. Profoundly affected by the death of his father and loved by a housekeeper that he takes for granted, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.
Director: Mike Leigh
Cast: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson


April 22 – The Imitation Game
UK/ USA/English/ 115 min/ PG/ Bio, Drama, Thriller
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code breakers during the darkest days of World War ll.
Director: Morten Tyldum
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode

 


April 29 – Big News From Grand Rock
Canada/ English/ 87 min/ G/ Comedy
Small town journalist Leonard Crane starts making up stories to save his job but gets into trouble when one of his fabricated news pieces turns out to be true.
Director: Daniel Perlmutter
Cast: Aaron Ashmore, Kristin Booth, Gordon Pinsent
 


May 6 – Sunshine on Leith
UK/ English/ 96 min/ PG/ Comedy, Drama, Musical
Based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers. The film follows the stories of Dave and Ally, who have to relearn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afganistan.
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Cast: Antonia Thomas, Jason Flemyng, George MacKay
 


Mat 13 – Wet Bum
Canada/ English/ 99 min/ G/ Drama, Family
It’s the start of the spring term in a small northern town, heralding swimming lessons, hanging out with best friends, new classes and new possibilities. But this year things are different.
Director: Lindsay Mackay
Cast: Julia Sarah Stone, Kenneth Welsh, Craig Arnold

 
For more information contact: The Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-ARTS (2787), or visit our website: www.chilliwackartscouncil.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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