Porlock Weir, Somerset
+44 (0) 1643 862 753
Porlock Weir, Near Minehead, Somerset TA24 8PB
From £15.00 per person
Movie and a Meal
Weds 5th nad Sunday 9th November
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
Wed 12th and Sun 16th November
Lucie presumes that her husband Paul - an older neurosurgeon - has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.
Wed 19th and Sun 23rd November
Michael Caine and Clémence Poésy star in this comedy drama written and directed by Sandra Nettlebeck. Matthew Morgan (Caine) lost his wife Joan (Jane Alexander) three years ago and has been living with the grief ever since. When a chance encounter with a stranger on a bus, Pauline (Poésy), leads to an unlikely friendship, Matthew begins to see what he has been missing. Threatened by his father's new-found friendship with a woman young enough to be his daughter, Matthew's son Miles (Justin Kirk) tries to scare her away. His methods backfire however, and Miles ends up falling for Pauline.
Wed 26th and Sun 30th November
Set in contemporary London, Lilting tells the story of a Cambodian-Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger. We observe their difficulties in trying to connect with one another without a common language. Through a translator they piece together memories of a man they both loved dearly, and realise that whilst they may not share a language, they are connected in their grief. A delicate and heartfelt drama about memory, love, language and loss, featuring a powerfully compelling central performance from Ben Whishaw.
Wed 3rd and Sun 7th December
oltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints. A contemporary of Rembrandt and, indeed, more celebrated during his life, Goltzius seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books. In return, he promises him an extraordinary book of pictures of pictures illustrating the Old Testament's biblical stories. To tempt the Margrave further, Goltzius and his printing company will offer to perform dramatisations of these erotic stories for his court.
Wed 10th and Sun 14th December
A good man intent on making the world a better place, Father James (Brendan Gleeson), is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town. One day his life is threatened during confession.
Wed 15th and Sun 19th December
Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Starring Academy Award® nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good As It Gets, 1997) as Todd Burpo, the real-life father whose son Colton claims to have vi...
Wed 17th and Sun 21st December
Seduced by dreams of making it big, Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) move to New York to pursue their passion for music.
Wed 24th and Sun 28th December
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.