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All films screen on a Tuesday evening at 8pm
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  • £4 concessionary
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Showing next: Tuesday 29 November at 8pm
April and the Extraordinary World [Avril et le monde truqué]
directors: Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
starring: Marion Cotillard, Philippe Katerine, Jean Rochefort

April and the Extraordinary World

Paris,1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of discovering a powerful invincibility serum when all of a sudden, the parents are mysteriously abducted, leaving their young daughter, April, behind. Ten years later, April is living alone with her precious cat, Darwin, continuing her family’s research. But soon, she finds herself at the centre of a bizarre conspiracy. Along with Darwin and her trusted friend, Julius, April embarks on an adventure to find her parents and discover the truth behind their disappearance.

Nominated at the César Awards 2016 for Best Animated Film, April and the Extraordinary World is a beautiful and inventive animated tale adapted from the graphic novel by famous artist Jacques Tardi (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec), with the voices of Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (Macbeth, Rust and Bone), Philippe Katerine (Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life) and Jean Rochefort (Tell No One).



Why our films have to start promptly at 8pm
Although our films are scheduled to start at 8pm, on busier nights we've always been able to hold up the start until everyone is in and seated. With the arrival of digital projection, however, this has all changed. Most of the films we screen now arrive as high definition digital files that are coded to play at a specific time, over which the projectionist has no control. This means that the film has to start playing at 8pm or not at all. Thus to avoid potentially missing the start of the film, it's worth arriving in good time for the screening.