Plett Cinema Fri 09 May – Thu 15 May 

Published: May 9th, 2014

movie-philomenaPHILOMENA –NPU 13 – 98 MIN
Drama, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 11h00 15h30 18h10
Weekend: 16h00 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.

Adventure, Animation, Family
Weekend: 11h00 12h40 14h20 16h00

When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy steals Pixie Hollow’s all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. However, in the midst of their pursuit, Tink’s world is turned upside down. She and her friends find that their respective talents have been switched and they have to race against time to retrieve the Blue Pixie Dust and return home to save Pixie Hollow.

Voices of Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon.

movie-august-osage-countyAUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY – NPU 16 – 121 MIN
Drama, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 11h00 13h30 17h30 20h00
Weekend: 11h00 17h30 20h00

The film version of a multi-award-winning play, this is a dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson

movie-saving-mr-banksSAVING MR BANKS – PG 9 – 125 MIN
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 13h00 15h50 20h00
Weekend: 13h30 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