Films shown at our Film Club, when & by whom

The Red Balloon

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Director: Albert Lamorisse, Starring: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier

Oct 2012 RB

Sarah's Key

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Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Melusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup

Nov 2012 SC


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This was the first public film for Take 13. And what a film! Portraying some of the worst imaginable crimes and human tragedies along with the most …

Nov 2012 JC

The Stoning of Soraya M

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Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh, Starring: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marno

Dec 2012 JC

The Concert

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Director: Radu Mihaileanu, Starring: Aleksey Guskov, Melanie Laurent, Dmitriy Nazarov

Dec 2012 TT

The Blues Brothers

Director: John Landis, Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown

Jan 2013 ZS

The Bucket List

Director: Rob Reiner, Starring: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

Jan 2013 IC

Watership Down

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Director: Martin Rosen, Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson

Feb 2013 CW

Shadow Dancer

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Director: James Marsh, Starring: Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson

Mar 2013 ZK


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Director: Michael Curtiz, Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

Mar 2013 WW

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Deborah Kerr plays three parts in what is superficially a romantic tale. But over the course of 50 years we witness the changing face of warfare and …

Apr 2013 PJ

Plein Soleil

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Original French version of an American thriller set in Italy in the 50s. Critics are divided over whether this was better than the remake of 1998, …

Apr 2013 AB


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The life and death of Ian Curtis, singer and songwriter of Joy Division.

Jun 2013 AJ

Mary & Max

An odd child in Australia somehow pairs up with a really odd man in New York as a pen friend. Many perplexing aspects of life are explained through …

Jul 2013 JC


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I think this was a first — Ian managed to choose a film no-one else had heard of! Panned by critics, but we all enjoyed it. What do they know?

Aug 2013 IC

Brick Lane

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The story of a woman who lives in her memories of a lost childhood and eventually realises that real life is passing her by. After 16 years in an …

Oct 2013 TS


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The original Hammer production — low budget but a real, twisty plot and far less "cheese" than most later vampire movies. Classic quote — "Drink …

Oct 2013 RB