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All films screen on a Tuesday evening at 8pm
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 • £5 per annum
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  • £6 for guests
  • £4 concessionary
    (members only)

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Showing next: Tuesday 27 September at 8pm
Anomalisa
directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman
starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Anomalisa

Michael Stone (David Thewlis) – husband, father and respected author of How May I Help You Help Them? – is a man crippled by the mundanity of his life. On a business trip to Cincinnati, where he's scheduled to speak at a convention of customer service professionals, Michael checks into the Fregoli Hotel and meets Lisa Hesselman (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a socially awkward sales rep from Akron who may or may not be the love of his life.

From Charlie Kaufman (the writer of Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind and director of Synecdoche, New York), and Duke Johnson comes a darkly comedic and surreal stop-motion journey into the mind of a man whose dark night of the soul becomes a Kafkaesque make that Kaufmanesque nightmare.



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.