Plett Cinema Fri 26 Sep – Thu 02 Oct 

Published: September 26th, 2014

Showing at Plett Cinema this week Fri 26 Sep – Thu 02 Oct.

Drama, Romance, On the Art Circuit
Weekdays: 17h30
Weekend: 20h00

Based on a popular young-adult novel, this is about two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that her other constant companion is an oxygen tank, he jokes about his prosthetic leg, and that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group as they are both suffering from the disease despite their tender age.

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe

movie-third-personTHIRD PERSON – NPU 13 – 115 MIN
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
Weekdays: 13h00 20h00
Weekend: 14h40

After his success with Million Dollar Baby and Crash, Paul Haggis was under a lot of pressure with his next project. After several of writing and a struggle for finance, he ended up with a stellar cast in a lacklustre story. In essence it is three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris, and New York, which eventually reveal their connections.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Maria Bello, Mila Kunis, Kim Basinger, Michele Melega, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde, James Franco

movie-maleficentMALEFICENT – PG 9 – 98 MIN
Action, Adventure, Family
Weekdays: 11h00 15h40 20h00
Weekend: 11h00 17h50

This live-action film provides the back-story to Sleeping Beauty, showing how the wicked fairy came to be that way. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple

movie-million-waysA MILLIONS WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST–NPU 16 – 104 MIN
Comedy, Western

Weekdays: 11h00 17h40
Weekend: 13h00 17h30 20h00

After a cowardly sheep farmer backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test. Note: not for the prudish.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman

movie-legends-of-oz-dorothy's-returnLEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN – PG – 90 MIN
Animation, Family, Musical
Weekdays: 15h40
Weekend: 11h00 12h50 15h50

Following on (a mere few decades later) from when Dorothy had just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, she’s already being called back for another adventure. After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man. Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester, the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West, is taking Oz over one region at a time, holding their leaders captive and casting a pall of darkness over the beloved land. Naturally Dorothy and friends are required to solve the problem.

Voices of Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, Kelsey Grammer, Lea Michele, Tacey Adams, Michael Krawic, Martin Short

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