Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the state. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-room homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy. Directed by Ken Loach.
Rating: M Violence, drug references & sexual references View Trailer.
Cafè Society — October 20
Shot last summer on location in New York and Los Angeles, Woody Allen’s latest film is a romantic comedy set in the 1930s and brings together a stellar cast including Steve Carrell, Parker Posey (who starred in Allen’s Irrational Man), Blake Lively, Jesse Eisenberg (who starred in Allen’s To Rome with Love) and Kristen Stewart.
Rating: M Violence, drug references & sexual references. View Trailer.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN — OCTOBER 6
The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller based on the hit novel by Paula Hawkins, which topped the UK bestseller list for a record-breaking 20 weeks and sold over two million copies in its first three months alone. Devastated by her recent divorce, Rachel (Emily Blunt) spends her daily commute fantasising about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
Rating: R16 violence, sexual content, offencive language View Trailer.