Archive for "Season 1988/89"

84 Charing Cross Road (U)

Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench lead star studded cast who fit their parts to perfection. 20 years of correspondence between American writer and…

Hope and Glory (15)

John Boorman’s fine autobiographical film of second world war, set in suburban London. Starting on the day war was declared and ending in late 1942,…

Babette’s Feast (U)

Set in pious Lutheran Jutland village, two elderly sisters are looked after by Parisian housekeeper. Their simple life is changed when the housekeeper wins the…

Stand by Me (15)

Young boys go looking for the body of a missing teenager and hope to become heroes on finding it. A marvellously engaging adventure about boyhood…

Travelling North (15)

Leo McKern and Julia Blake as unmarried couple who leave Melbourne to travel north after his retirement. A poignant tragi-comic film about love in the…

Grapes of Wrath (PG)

After the dust bowl disaster of the thirties, Oklahoma farmers trek to California in hope of a better life. Oscars for Jane Darwell and John…

The Dead (U)

John Houston’s serene farewell based on James Joyce’s marvellous story about a Dublin dinner party in 1904. John Houston | UK/USA | 1987 | 83…

Let’s Hope It’s a Girl (15)

Italian comedy about the break up and subsequent reunion of a family. The film is as ramshackle as the old house in which it is…