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River Purbeck Film Festival 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: River with meal

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema River (2015)
Director: Jamie M Dagg.
Starring: Rossif Sutherland, Douangmany Soliphanh, Sara Botsford In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant’s body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly …

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Sightseers Purbeck Film Festival November 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: Sightseers

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema Sightseers (2012) UK
Director: Ben Wheatley
Starring: Alice Lowe, Kenneth Hadley, Steve Oram Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.
This dark comedy would be a devastatingly terrifying movie if it …

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The Wave Purbeck Film Festival October 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: The Wave

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema The Wave (2015) Subtitles
Director: Roar Uthaug
Starring: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro A Norwegian geologist, his family, and the population of an idyllic fjord-nesting town fight for survival when a landslide causes a massive tidal wave. The intimate relationships alongside the natural beauty of …

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Amy Winehouse Purbeck Film Festival 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: Amy

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema Amy (2015) UK
Director: Asif Kapadia
Starring: Amy Winehouse (archive footage), Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson A portrait of the iconic singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse. Amy’s rare musical ability made her a star, while her chaotic personal life stole headlines. Composed almost entirely of archive footage, Amy takes us behind …

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Dream Horse Purbeck Film Festival 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: Dream Horse

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema Dream Horse 2020 UK
Director: Euros Lyn
Starring: Toni Collette, Owen Teale, Alan David A simple story set in a depressed Welsh village, where bartender Jan (Collette) meets horse racing enthusiast Howard (Damian Lewis). Inspired by their conversation, Jan hatches a plan to create a syndicate and buy …

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Herself Purbeck Film Festival 30 October 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: Herself

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema 2020 | Herself | Rating 15.
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Starring:  Clare Dunne, Harriet Walter (attending), Molly McCann, Ruby Rose O’Hara Herself is harrowing and hopeful in equal measure. Sandra (a star making performance from Claire Dunne) longs to escape with her daughter from her violent and abusive partner, …

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First Cow Purbeck Film Festival October 2021

Purbeck Film Festival: First Cow

Over 65 films showcasing the very best of cinema First Cow (2019) USA Director: Kelly Reichardt Starring: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones A meditative and ultimately moving film about friendship. 1820: A cow brought to a remote Oregon outpost means an opportunity for misfits Cookie and Lu, but only if they can surreptitiously milk …

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