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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.