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Film Nights survey

​Help us choose Clayhidon's film programme for 2017

Please help the parish hall's film committee choose our programme for January, February, March and April 2017.

Read the summaries of the 34 films Moviola has offered us, then email to let us know which FOUR films you would most like to see. The deadline is Wednesday evening 23 November 2016.



Absolutely Fabulous (15)
- Available Jan .91 mins (
Language including sexual references, and some drug use)

After attracting both media and police attention

for accidentally knocking Kate Moss into the River Thames, Edina and Patsy hide out in the south of France.


Café Society (12A)
- Available Jan. 96 mins (
Some violence, a drug reference and suggestive material)

In the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood, where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York, he is swept

up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Directed by Woody Allen.


The Fencer (PG)
- Available Jan (Estonian with English subs)

99 mins

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school.


The Railway Children (U) (Event Show)- Available Jan

The recorded stage show of this British classic,

filmed at the York Theatre Royal. 125 minutes in length with a 15 minute interval


Swiss Army Man (15)
Available Jan. 97 mins (
Some language and sexual material)

A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island

befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.

Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano.


My Scientology Movie (15)- Available Jan

99 mins (Strong language)

Veteran journalist Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes

of the infamous church of scientology.



The Eagle Huntress (U)
Available after 6 th Jan 87 mins

The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. Documentary narrated by Daisy Ridley.


Hunt For The Wilderpeople (12A)-
Available Jan 101 mins (Some language/violent content)

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. Starring Sam Neill.


Starfish (15)
Available Jan 95 mins (Harrowing themes/language)

"Starfish" tells the story of a couple whose love is tested to its limit after their perfect life falls apart in a single moment. Starring Joanne Froggatt and Tom Riley.

Julieta (15)
Available Jan (Spanish with English Subs) 99 mins (Some sexuality/nudity)

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter. Directed by Pedro Almodovar.


 Anthropoid (15)
Available Jan.120 mins (Violence and disturbing images)

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.

Starring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy.


Bridget Jones’ Baby (15)
Available Mid Jan. 123 mins (Language, sexual references and nudity)

Bridget's focus on single life is interrupted

when she finds herself pregnant, and unsure of the identity of her baby's father. Starring Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth.


I, Daniel Blake (15)
Available Jan .100 mins (Strong language)

A middle-aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, joins forces with a single mother in a similar scenario. Directed by Ken Loach and starring Dave Johns and Hayley Squires.



The Girl With All The Gifts (15)
Available Jan

111 mins (Violence and gore) .

A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival

with a special young girl named Melanie.

Starring Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine.


The Magnificent Seven (12A)
Available late Jan . 133 mins (Some language and violent scenes)

Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. Remake of the classic western directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt.


Captain Fantastic (15)
 Available mid Jan. 118 mins (Some language and brief graphic nudity)

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world.

Starring Viggo Mortenson.



Deepwater Horizon (12A)
Available Feb .107 mins (Disaster/disturbing images)

A dramatization of the April 2010 disaster when the offshore drilling rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell.


The Girl On The Train (15)
Available 13th Feb. 112 mins (Violence, sexual content, language and nudity)

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons

investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux.


Ethel and Ernest (tbc)
Available Feb - 94 mins

This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.

Starring Jim Broadbent and Pam Ferris.


Chocolat (12A)
Available mid Feb. (French with English subs) 119 mins

The history of Chocolat the clown, the first black circus artist in France, who had great success in the late 19th century. Starring Omar Sy.


Queen Of Katwe (PG
Available Feb .124 mins

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change

after being introduced to the game of chess.

Starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.


Free State Of Jones (15)

Available Feb. 139 mins (Brutal war scenes/disturbing images)

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an

uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. Starring Matthew McConaughey.


Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

(12A)- Available late Feb/March.127 mins

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents.

Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield and Judi Dench.


Snowden (15)

Available March . 134 mins (Language and sexuality/nudity)

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden , in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Rhys Ifans.



Nocturnal Animals (15)
Available Mar . 117 mins (Violence, language and graphic nudity)

An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. Directed by Tom Ford and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams.


A Streetcat Named Bob (12A tbc)
Available Mar. 103 mins

Based on the international bestseller. The true feel-good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. Starring Luke Treadaway and Joanne Froggatt.


Chi-raq (15)
Available Mar . 127 mins (Nudity, language, sexual references and drug use) 

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago. Directed by Spike Lee.


Allied (15 tbc)
Available mid Mar. 121 mins (Violence, language and sexual references)

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard.


Sully (12A)
Available Mar . 96 mins (Some strong language)

The story of Chesley Sulenberger , an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney.


The Light Between Oceans (12A)
 Available Mar. 132 mins

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat. Starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, and based on

the bestselling book


Toni Erdmann (15 tbc)

Available April (German with English subs)

162 mins .
A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.

This has received huge acclaim on the film festival circuit. Starring Peter Simonischek and Sandra Hüller .


A United Kingdom (12A)
- Available late Mar/April.111 mins

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. Starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.


Arrival (15 tbc)

Available April. 116 mins

A linguist is recruited by the military to assist

in translating alien communications.

Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.



American Pastoral (15)

Available April . 108 mins (Strong sexual material and language)

In 1968, a hardworking man, who's been a staple in his quaint community for years, watches his seemingly perfect middle class life fall apart as his daughter's new radical political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.

Starring Jennifer Connelly and Ewan Macgregor,

who also directs.