Thursday 10 June - Wednesday 16 June
1.15pm & 3.45pm
Duration: 98 mins
A young woman with Down syndrome chases her dream of becoming a mechanic, despite being held back by the person she trusts the most.
Poppy's ambition to become a motor mechanic – starting with the apprenticeship promised by her late father – is stalled by her super protective brother who has reluctantly inherited the family workshop/garage business. And it’s not until she teams up with an ex-school friend who needs his car fixed in time to enter the local burnout competition that her plans progress.
PERCY VS GOLIATH (New)
3.45pm & 5.35pm
Duration: 99 mins
Christopher Walken plays a small-town farmer defending himself against a massive biotech company claiming his crops legally belong to them in this underdog tale based on a true story.
1.50pm & 5.35pm
Duration: 115 mins
Biographical drama on W Eugene Smith (Johnny Depp), following the war photographer's journey to Minamata, Japan, where mercury poisoning has resulted in severe neurological symptoms within coastal communities. Co-stars Bill Nighy and Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine).
10.40am & 3.10pm
Duration: 134 mins
A young fashion designer in '70s London who's infatuated with dog skins - particularly Dalmatians' - slowly but surely turns into the renowned villain we now know as Cruella de Vil.
**“CRUELLA contains several sequences with flashing lights that may affect those who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or have other photosensitivities.”
JAMES & ISEY (Final Week)
Duration: 91 mins
Isey lives with her adult son James on their small farm in Kawakawa. They are descendants of Ngāti Manu – the Bird People. Isey is turning 100 years in a week. In their unique relationship, James has devoted the last 20 years to looking after his mum and bringing the spirit world onboard to get her over 100.
LAND (Final Week)
Duration: 89 mins
Golden Globe-winner Robin Wright (House of Cards) makes her directorial debut in this wilderness drama, starring as a woman with a lost sense of identity looking to regain a sense of self in the isolated American woods.
Edee (Wright), in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter (Bichir) brings her back from the brink of death, she must find a way to live again.
DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER (New)
2.00pm & 5.35pm
Duration: 86 mins
When a summer in Florida with his father doesn't pan out, a heavy metal-loving teenager is forced to spend six long weeks with his mild-mannered librarian mother. A feel-good British tale adapted from Joff Winterhart's graphic novel. Co-stars Rob Brydon (The Trip).
THE ARTISTS WIFE
Duration: 94 mins
Academy Award-nominee Lena Olin (The Unbearable Lightness of Being) leads this drama as the wife of a renowned painter (fellow nominee Bruce Dern, Nebraska) diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As he struggles to meet the end of his creative endeavours, she finds solace in picking up the paintbrush again - a passion she abandoned to support her husband. However, her reignited creativity comes at odds with her spouse's health... and envy.
LITIGANTE (Final Week)
Duration: 95 mins
Between raising her young son, taking care of her ill-tempered, cancer-battling mother, navigating her career as a top-notch lawyer dealing with a major corruption scandal, Silvia (Carolina Sanín) could very well be on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
And what if the answer to all this was simply... love?