Porlock Weir, Somerset
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Porlock Weir, Near Minehead, Somerset TA24 8PB
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Movie and a Meal
17th and 20th April
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.
24th and 27th April
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
1st and 4th May
Terence Davies writes and directs this adaptation of the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Set on a small farm in rural Aberdeenshire in the early 1900s, the story follows the life of young farm girl Chris Guthrie (Agyness Deyn) as she fights for her independence from her tyrannical father (Peter Mullan). After witnessing the brutal flogging of her brother at the hands of her father, Chris meets Ewan (Kevin Guthrie), a handsome young farmer who falls for her unabashedly and promises her a better life. Can Chris ever truly escape her painful past and be completely happy?
8th and 11th May
Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay star as an aged couple in this British drama written and directed by Andrew Haigh. In the run-up to their 45th wedding anniversary, Kate (Rampling) and Geoff Mercer (Courtenay) are rocked by the news that the body of Geoff's former fiancée has been discovered in the Swiss Alps, 50 years after she disappeared on a walking holiday with Geoff. Although Kate knew of Geoff's first love he kept their engagement a secret. As Geoff reminisces about his past and debates whether to fly to Switzerland to formally identify the body his wife is left to re-evaluate their long relationship. As Kate finalises preparations for their anniversary party, she begins to delve deeper into her husband's past and makes new discoveries that threaten to spell the end for their 45-years of marriage.
15th and 18th May
Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul star in this drama from director Gabriele Muccino. The story follows the relationship between widowed author Jake Davis (Crowe) and his young daughter Katie (Kylie Rogers). Suffering from mental illness, Jake struggles to raise Katie and is forced to leave her in the care of her aunt and uncle. 25 years later a grown Katie (Seyfried) is attempting to overcome the demons of her childhood which have an affect on her developing romance with Cameron (Paul), who is a fan of her father's work. The film also stars Diane Kruger, Bruce Greenwood, Jane Fonda and Octavia Spencer.
22nd and 25th May
Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.
29th May and 1st June
Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and unexpectedly tender exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child under the most harrowing of circumstances. After 5-year old Jack and his Ma escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. As he experiences all the joy, excitement, and fear that this new adventure brings, he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of allâhis special bond with his loving and devoted Ma.
5th and 8th June
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core
12th and 15th June
An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.
19th and 20th June
From the Academy Award®-winning director of The Great Beauty, and featuring a career-best performance from Michael Caine, Youth is a warm, witty and deeply moving portrait of love and loss. With dazzling visuals, a great soundtrack and a stellar supporting cast that includes Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Jane Fonda.