Plett Cinema Fri 02 May – Thu 06 May 

Published: May 2nd, 2014

movie-philomenaPHILOMENA –NPU 13 – 98 MIN
Drama, On the Art Circuit
Daily: 11h00 15h00 18h00

Many years ago, a teenage girl got pregnant, and due to social pressures, moved into a convent to give birth out of the public eye. Three years later, the convent sold her son to a family in America, and she agreed to never try to contact the boy. She went on with her life, and got a new family, all the while secretly searching for her son. In later life, she met a journalist who agreed to help her track down her son, unaware that he was also searching for her, with some surprises of his own.

Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham, Barbara Jefford, Ruth McCabe.

movie-the-nut-jobTHE NUT JOB – PG – 84 MIN
Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Daily: 11h00 13h00

A surly squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Luckily for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter: a nut store. So the animals set about planning a heist, but some humans have the same idea…

Voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Stephen Lang, Maya Rudolph.

movie-herculesTHE LEGEND OF HERCULES – NPU 13 – 99 MIN
Action, Adventure
Daily: 15h30 20h00

Set in Ancient Greece around 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. So in quick succession we go through Gladiator and Ben-Hur and end up at Spartacus, which proves to be a real killfest.

Cast: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins, Roxanne McKee, Liam Garrigan, Liam McIntyre

movie-saving-mr-banksSAVING MR BANKS – PG 9 – 125 MIN
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit
Daily: 13h00 17h30 20h00

Mary Poppins is one of Disney’s most famous and best-loved films. However, getting the film made took Walt twenty years, to convince the author to sell him the film rights. In desperation, Walt invited her to Hollywood for two weeks and turned on the charm… and eventually, a deal was made. This is the story of those two weeks.

Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Paul Giamatti, Bradley Whitford