FRENCH FILM NIGHT @ THE HUGUENOT MUSEUM
FRI 26 MAY at 7.00PM (tickets £7.50)
LA REINE MARGOT
(15 cert 152 mins)
Director: Patrice Chereau
Cast: Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil
Synopsis: An adaptation of Alexander Dumas’ novel, the young Queen Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage to Hugenot King Henri of Navarre amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.
ROCHESTER PICTURE PALACE @ THE HUGUENOT MUSEUM
TUES 30 MAY at 7.30PM
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
(15 cert 137 mins)
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler
Synopsis: After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked to find he has been made sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with the past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community in which he was born and raised. A heart-breaking tale of love and regret for which Affleck was named Best Actor at the Academy Awards.