Author Archives: ruthmedia

October 15

BEING A HUMAN PERSON

BEING A HUMAN PERSON Director: Fred Scott Runtime: 90 minutes Cast: Roy Andersson Synopsis: Set across a three year time period, ‘Being a Human Person’ tracks the ups and downs of Swedish auteur Roy Andersson’s unique, immersive – and at times arduous – method of filmmaking, and examines the true legacy of a master storyteller […]

October 13

A PERFECTLY NORMAL FAMILY (EN HELT ALMINDELIG FAMILIE) (PG)

A PERFECTLY NORMAL FAMILY (EN HELT ALMINDELIG FAMILIE) (PG) Director: Malou Reymann Runtime: 97 minutes Cast: Kaya Toft Loholt, Mikkel BoeFølsgaard, Rigmor Rante, Neel Rønholt Synopsis: Emma (11) has a perfectly normal family until one day it turns out that her dad, Thomas, is transgender. As Thomas becomes Agnete, both father and daughter struggle to […]

October 13

I Am Woman (15)

I Am Woman (15) Director: Unjoo Moon Runtime: 116 minutes Cast: Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Danielle Macdonald, Evan Peters, Matty Cardarople,                                                                          […]

October 11

Kajillionaire (12A)

Kajillionaire (12A) Director: Miranda July Runtime: 105 minutes Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger Synopsis: From acclaimed writer/director Miranda July comes a profoundly moving and wildly original comedy. Con-artists Theresa and Robert Dyne have spent 26 years training their only daughter, Old Dolio, to swindle, scam, and steal at every opportunity. […]

September 29

Eternal Beauty (15)

Eternal Beauty (15) Director: Craig Roberts Runtime: 1hr35m Cast: Sally Hawkins, Alice Lowe, Billie Piper, Robert Pugh, Morfydd Clark, Paul Hilton, Boyd Clack, Elysia Welch, David Thewlis, Penelope Wilton, Boyd Clack, Robert Aramayo Synopsis: When Jane is dumped at the altar, she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real […]

September 28

SCHEMERS (15)

SCHEMERS (15) Director: Runtime: 1h31m Cast: Conor Berry, Sean Connor, Grant R Keelan, Tara Lee, Alastair Thomson Mills SYNOPSIS: Davie is a dreamer from the council schemes, constantly hustling for his next buck, then losing it on the horses. After a football injury, Davie falls for trainee nurse Shona  and tries to impress her by […]

September 28

MONSOON (12A)

MONSOON (12A) Director: Hong Khaou Runtime: 1h20m Cast: Henry Golding, Parker Sawyers, Molly Harris, David Tran, Lâm Vissay, Edouard Leo Synopsis: MONSOON is a rich and poignant reflection on the struggle for identity in a place where the past weighs heavily on the present. Kit returns to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time […]

September 27

WIND/SZÉL

WIND/SZÉL Director: MARCELL IVÁNYI Runtime: 7 minutes Cast: Szilvia Czobor, Ilona Somogyi, Margit Gyovai Synopsis: During a film course led by Yvette Biro at the Hungarian Academy of Drama and Film in 1995, the students were shown a black-and-white photo taken by Lucien Herve in 1952, and they were given the task of writing a […]

September 27

HURT BY PARADISE (12A)

HURT BY PARADISE (12A) Director: Greta Bellamacina Runtime: 1hr 23m Cast: Greta Bellamacina, Sadie Brown, Tanya Burr, Jaime Winstone, Camilla Rutherford, Tania Wade, Jazzy de Lisser, Anna Brewster, Veronica Clifford, Elisabeth Hopper, Stanley Eldridge, Jason Thorpe, Nicholas Rowe, Bruno Aleph Wizard Synopsis: Celeste is a struggling young poet and single mother trying to carve out […]

September 24

Miss Juneteenth (15)

Miss Juneteenth (15) Director: Channing Godfrey Peoples Runtime: 99 minutes Cast: Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson, Alexis Chikaeze Synopsis: Turquoise Jones is a single mum who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes down at Wayman’s BBQ & Lounge. Turquoise is also a bona fide beauty queen – she was […]