Based on novel by Ernest Perochon. The women are left at home to work the family farm in rural France while the men fight in the Great War. Struggling to cope and unable to hire any men, the family take on a willing orphan girl, Francine. When one of the men returns home on leave he falls in love with her.
An exhilarating, funny and gorgeous biopic of the rise of Collette, a country girl turned writer forced to pen novels in her husband's name. As the novels become more successful and her husband's free spending libertine ways create problems, she demands the recognition she deserves.
An adaptation of the memoir "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel. When she is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
A special presentation for refugee week, in association with Reading Refugee Support Group. Includes introductory speaker and discussion.
Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.
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Yôjirô Takita's 2009 Best Foreign Language Oscar winner, a subtle and moving tale about a Japanese cellist forced to change direction when his orchestra closes down leaving him and his young wife in financial difficulties. His surprising choice of new career takes him on a profound and sometimes comical journey uncovers, through a close association with death, the wonder, joy and meaning of life and living.
Abdul Karim arrives for the Queen’s golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favour with the queen. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely & devoted alliance that her household & inner circle try to destroy.