Taliesin film programme this winter
Tuesday 1st December - Sunday 31st January | Taliesin
We are pleased to be able to share our line up of film screenings with you.
We hope soon to be able to confirm the dates of screenings in December 2020 / January 2021. In the meantime, please take a look at what you can enjoy on screen at Taliesin this winter.
One Way to Denmark (15)
Rafe Spall, Joel Fry, Steve Speirs
In this heart-warming comedy, a down on his luck Welshman hatches a far-fetched plan to better his life.
Crafted forcefully by sharply framed camerawork, a pristine and heartfelt script, and exceptional performances led by Spall …’ POPCULTURE.COM
I am Not Your Negro (12A)
A film based on the writings of James Baldwin, that explores the historical issue of racial discrimination and violence in the United States.
‘you would be hard-pressed to find a movie that speaks to the present moment with greater clarity and force…’ NEW YORK TIMES
Les Misérables (15)
Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djibril Zonga
French with subtitles
A French crime drama which follows three cops from the Anti-Crime squad operating in the Montfermeil district of eastern Paris.
‘It is the most incendiary crime film to emerge from French cinema since Mathieu Kassovitz's La Haine.’ THE TIMES
John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki
A secret agent embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission to prevent the start of World War III.
‘…big, brashly beautiful, grandiosely enjoyable …will provide succor to audiences long-starved for escapist spectacle…’ VARIETY
Eternal Beauty (15)
Sally Hawkins David Thewlis Billie Piper
Jane falls into a state of despair over her schizophrenia, and encounters new sources of love and life with surprising results.
‘A brilliant Sally Hawkins stands atop Craig Roberts’ perceptive look at mental illness. Small but beautifully formed.’ EMPIRE
Just Mercy (12A)
Michael B. Jordan Jamie Foxx Brie Larson
A law graduate sets up a practice offering legal services to death row inmates, and campaigns for a wrongfully convicted man to be granted a retrial.
‘Jamie Foxx and Michael B Jordan excel in this understated true-life story of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson’s battle to free an Alabama man wrongfully convicted of murder.’ THE GUARDIAN
Eliza Scanlen, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis
Milla, a seriously ill teenager falls in love with a drug dealer, Moses, her parents worst nightmare.
‘A lovely, achey coming-of-age story that bursts with rare respect for its characters while tragedy peeks in through the curtains.’ THE GUARDIAN
Matthew Rhys Duffy Nia Roberts
Welsh and Spanish with subtitles
A young Welsh couple travel to Argentina to work on their relationship.
‘…a tender, quietly funny film about the power of the past and the possibilities of forgiveness.’ EMPIRE
Hope Gap (12A)
Annette Bening Bill Nighy Aiysha Hart
A couple's marital difficulties coincide with a visit from their son
‘The performances are terrific, especially from Bening, who adds yet another deeply nuanced study to her gallery of complicated, smart women of a certain age.’ THE GUARDIAN
Our Ladies (15)
Eve Austin Tallulah Greive Abigail Lawrie Sally Messham
Catholic school girls board the bus to Edinburgh to compete in a choir competition, but they're more interested in drinking and partying.
‘A must-see riot of girl power and teen spirit that redefines how girls get to have sex and talk about sexuality on screen.’ SIGHT AND SOUND
On the Rocks (12A)
Bill Murray Rashida Jones Marlon Wayans
A New York woman and her impulsive, larger-than-life father try to find out if her husband is having an affair.
‘The two great comic stars quip their way through some snappy dialogue and amusing screwball comedy.’ CHICAGO SUN TIMES
Around the Sun (cert tbc)
Cara Theobold Gethin Anthony
A film location scout falls for a flirtatious woman while touring a crumbling French château.
‘romantic, gorgeous’ SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
‘Intimate, and yet deliciously cerebral ****’ THE GUARDIAN
Exhibition on Screen
Frida Kahlo (12A)
Take a journey through the life of Frida Kahlo, discover her art, and uncover the truth behind her often turbulent life.