Plett Cinema Fri 23 May – Thu 29 May 

Published: May 23rd, 2014

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

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
Weekdays: 15h30
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-one-chanceONE CHANCE – PG 9 – 102 MIN
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 11h00 13h00 18h00 20h00
Weekend: 18h00

Before there was Susan Boyle, there was Paul Potts. A shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an opera singer by night, he managed to get onto the Britain’s Got Talent TV show, where he wowed everyone before going on to win.

Cast: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Mackenzie Crook, Valeria Bilello

movie-saving-mr-banksSAVING MR BANKS – PG 9 – 125 MIN
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 13h00 17h30
Weekend: 15h40 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

movie-robocopROBOCOP – PG 10 – 118 MIN
Action, Sci-fi
Weekdays: 15h00 20h00
Weekend: 11h00 13h20 17h40 20h00

It is set in 2028 where multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. The military have used their products for years, and now they want to expand into law enforcement. When a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit is critically injured, they see a chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. They overlooked just one tiny detail: there is still a man inside the machine…

Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Early Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jenniger Ehle