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Downsizing    

28th September 2018, Comedy/Drama/Sci-Fi

"A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself."

Audience rating   (8.2/10)

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24 Hour Party People    

31st August 2018, Biography/Comedy/Drama
40th anniversary of Factory Records

"In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world."

Audience rating   (8.5/10)

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Toy Story    

28th July 2018, Animation/Adventure/Comedy
Action 4 Alfie Fundraising Event

"A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. "

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Airplane    

27th July 2018, Comedy
Annual Retro Comedy Night screening

"A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick."

Audience rating   (8.4/10)

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The Shape of Water    

29th June 2018, Adventure/Drama/Fantasy

"An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment."

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri    

25th May 2018, Comedy/Crime/Drama

"In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit."

Audience rating   (8.6/10)

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Land of Mine    

27th April 2018, Drama/History/War

"In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight."

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The Sound of Music Sing-a-Long    

24th March 2018, Biography/Drama/Family
Leigh Parish Church Easter Screening

"A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower."

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OSS 117 Lost In Rio    

16th March 2018, Action/Adventure/Comedy

"Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former high-ranking Nazi who went into exile in South America after the war. His eventful investigation takes him all across Brazil, from Rio to Brasilia and the Iguazu Falls, accompanied by a charming Mossad agent who is also looking for the Nazi. The man is charming, and so is the young woman."

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Jawbone    

23rd February 2018, Action/Drama/Sport

"Former youth boxing champion Jimmy McCabe, after hitting rock bottom, returns to his childhood boxing club and his old team, gym owner Bill and corner-man Eddie."

Audience rating   (8.2/10)

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Suffragette    

9th February 2018, Biography/Drama/History
100th Anniversary of Women being given the vote

"The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State."

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A Man Called Ove    

26th January 2018, Comedy/Drama

"Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors."

Audience rating   (9.3/10)

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Frozen Sing-a-Long    

16th December 2017, Animation/Adventure/Comedy
Leigh Film Christmas Screening

"When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition."

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Love & Friendship    

24th November 2017, Comedy/Drama/Romance

"Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally."

Audience rating   (5.8/10)

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Black Sheep    

27th October 2017, Comedy/Horror/Sci-Fi

"An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into bloodthirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm."

Audience rating   (8.7/10)

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Jesus of Montreal    

13th October 2017, Drama
St. Mary's Leigh Parish Church event

"A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself."

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This Sporting Life    

3rd October 2017, Drama/Sport
Leigh Film Festival Screening

"Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live."

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Moana    

30th September 2017, Animation/Adventure/Comedy
Leigh Film Festival Pelican Special Screening

"In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right."

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Little Men    

29th September 2017, Drama/Family

"A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease."

Audience rating   (6.4/10)

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Anthropoid    

25th August 2017, Biography/History/Thriller

"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."

Audience rating   (8.5/10)

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Little Miss Sunshine    

28th July 2017, Comedy/Drama

"A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus."

Audience rating   (9.3/10)

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Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amelie Poulain    

19th July 2017, Comedy/Romance
Angers Wigan Twinning French Movie Night

"Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love."

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Captain Fantastic    

28th April 2017, Comedy/Drama

"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, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent."

Audience rating   (8.2/10)

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Monty Python's Life of Brian    

7th April 2017, Comedy
St. Mary's Leigh Parish Church event

"Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah."

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Rams    

31st March 2017, Comedy/Foreign

"In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep."

Audience rating   (6.1/10)

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La Vie en Rose    

15th March 2017, Biographical
Angers Wigan Twinning French Movie Night

"Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy."

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The Damned United    

24th February 2017, Biography/Drama/Sport

"The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United."

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Son of Saul    

27th January 2017, Drama/History

"In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son."

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I Daniel Blake    

20th January 2017, Drama

"A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario."

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I Daniel Blake    

13th January 2017, Drama

"A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario."

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It's a Wonderful Life    

9th December 2016, Family Drama
Leigh Film Society Christmas Screening

"James Stewart's Christmas classic"

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