Sessions: Thu 30 March - Wed 5 April
Havelock North 6 877 9016
11 Joll Road
Havelock North, , 4130
Traditional Sessions
Beauty and the Beast (PG) 129 mins No Free Tickets

Thu Fri 11:30AM, 2:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM

Sat 10:00AM, 11:30AM, 2:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM

Mon Wed 10:30AM

Fff: 150 Milligrams (M) 127 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 8:10PM

Fff: A Decent Man (R16) 111 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 8:20PM

Fff: Baden Baden (M) 96 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 4:00PM

Fff: Eternity (M) 115 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 1:30PM

Fff: Fannys Journey (PG) 95 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 11:00AM

Fff: In Bed With Victoria (M) 97 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 6:00PM

Fff: In The Shadow Of Women (M) 73 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 11:30AM

Fff: Its Only The End Of The World (M) 95 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 6:00PM

Tue 1:05PM

Fff: Julie And The Shoe Factory (M) 83 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 6:15PM

Fff: Just To Be Sure (M) 99 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 6:15PM

Fff: Max And Leon (M) 98 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 10:30AM

Fff: Mercenary (R16) 104 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 6:00PM

Fff: Moka (M) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 8:00PM

Fff: Monsieur Chocolat (M) 116 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 1:40PM

Wed 11:00AM

Fff: Penny Pincher (M) 89 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 11:30AM

Mon 6:15PM

Fff: Planetarium (M) 105 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 8:10PM

Fff: Saint Amour (M) 101 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 8:00PM

Fff: Slack Bay (R13) 122 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 1:25PM

Wed 8:05PM

Fff: The Odyssey (PG) 123 mins No Free Tickets

Mon 11:00AM

Fff: The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (PG) 92 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 10:30AM

Fff: The Unknown Girl (M) 113 mins No Free Tickets

Mon 8:10PM

Fff: The Woods Dreams Are Made Of (E) 146 mins No Free Tickets

Wed 1:30PM

Fff: Things To Come (M) 102 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 1:00PM

Fff: Up For Love (M) 98 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 3:50PM

Wed 6:00PM

National Theatre: Saint Joan (PG) 186 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 1:00PM

The LEGO Batman Movie (PG) 104 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 1:00PM

The Met Opera: Nabucco (TBC) 184 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 1:00PM

Wed 11:00AM, 6:00PM

Film Synopsis
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
The LEGO Batman Movie (PG)
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.
The Met Opera: Nabucco (TBC)
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his repertory as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the tour-de-force role of Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, with Jamie Barton as Fenena, Russell Thomas as Ismaele, and Dmitri Belosselskiy as the prophet Zaccaria, the role of his 2011 Met debut.
National Theatre: Saint Joan (PG)
Fff: 150 Milligrams (M)
In the Brest hospital where she works, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between some patients’ suspicious deaths and Mediator, a medicine that has been prescribed for 30 years. Determined to bring the truth to light, she challenges the power of the medical court and pharmaceutical companies.
Fff: The Odyssey (PG)
1948. Jacques-Yves Cousteau, his wife, and his two sons live in paradise in a beautiful house looking out over the Mediterranean Sea. But Cousteau dreams of adventure. Thanks to his invention, an autonomous diving suit that allows him to breathe underwater, he has discovered a new world. He will explore this world, and is prepared to sacrifice everything to do so.
Fff: Planetarium (M)
Kate and Laura Barlow (Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp), two sisters who have the ability to contact ghosts, have just completed a world tour. At the close of the 1930s, they enter Paris to perform as psychic mediums. There, in the city of light, they catch the eye of film producer Korben (Emmanuel Salinger) who becomes obsessed with the idea of filming the supernatural. The sisters become embroiled in the world of cinema, blissfully unaware of the worldwide turmoil of the years to come.
Fff: Monsieur Chocolat (M)
From circus to theatre, from anonymity to fame, this film follows the incredible destiny of Chocolat the clown, the first black stage performer in France. This is the singular story of an exceptional artist. The unprecedented duo he forms with Footit is very popular in Belle E´poque Paris, until easy money, gambling, and discrimination take their toll on their friendship and Chocolat’s career.
Fff: In The Shadow Of Women (M)
Pierre, a documentary filmmaker, works in partnership with his wife, Manon. They make films without a cent, but at least have each other. Pierre encounters Elisabeth, a beautiful intern at the film archive where he’s doing research on his latest documentary, a portrait of an elderly French resistance fighter. They begin a blissful affair. But gradually that initial euphoria yields for Pierre to a sense of being trapped in not just one relationship but two
Fff: Its Only The End Of The World (M)
After a 12-year absence, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a writer suffering from a fatal illness, returns to his family to inform them of his inevitable demise. As resentment soon rewrites the course of the afternoon, fits and feuds unfold, fuelled by loneliness and doubt, while all attempts at empathy are sabotaged by people’s incapacity to listen and love.
Fff: Slack Bay (R13)
Summer 1910, Slack Bay in the North of France. Mysterious disappearances have thrown the region into turmoil. The improbable Inspector Machin and his shrewd assistant Malfoy carry out an investigation. Through no fault of their own, they find themselves at the centre of a strange and all-consuming love story between Ma Loute, the eldest son of a local family of fishermen with rather particular habits, and Billie Van Peteghem.
Fff: Just To Be Sure (M)
When 45-year-old widowed munitions expert Erwan (Franc¸ois Damiens) discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn’t his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. He soon locates the mischievous 70-something Joseph (Le Havre’s Andre´ Wilms), whom his mother knew briefly. Erwan falls not only for his charm, but that of the impetuous Anna (Ce´cile de France, also in Fanny’s Journey), who has ties to them both.
Fff: Saint Amour (M)
Every year, Bruno does the wine trail… without setting foot outside the Paris Agricultural Show! But this year, his father Jean, who has come to present his champion bull in the hope of winning the competition, suddenly decides to take Bruno on a real wine trail, in a bid to become closer to his son. They raise their glasses in Saint-Amour accompanied by Mike, a young taxi driver unexpectedly taken along for the ride.
Fff: In Bed With Victoria (M)
Victoria Spick, criminal lawyer, workaholic, depressed, and self-centred with an empty love life, meets her friend, Vincent and Sam, an ex-dealer who she has helped out in court, at a wedding. The next morning Vincent is accused of having attempted to murder his girlfriend. The only witness: the victim’s dog. Victoria reluctantly accepts to defend Vincent while hiring Sam as an au pair for her daughters.
Fff: Up For Love (M)
Diane is a brilliant lawyer with a sense of humour and a forceful personality. Having just put an end to her unhappy marriage, she is at last free to find the man of her dreams. When she receives a phone call from Alexandre, who has found the mobile phone that she’d lost, Diane is intrigued. If only there wasn’t this slight size challenge…
Fff: Baden Baden (M)
Ana, 26 years old, finishes a job she hates as runner on a big film shoot in Belgium. Instead of returning to London, she makes an impulsive decision to keep the production’s rental car and heads to Strasbourg, the town she grew up in. Once there, she gives herself a mission; to replace her grandmother’s bath with a floor level shower, better adapted to someone her age.
Fff: Things To Come (M)
Nathalie teaches philosophy at a college in Paris. Married with two grown-up children, her spare time is devoted to the books she publishes as a sideline, to former students who have become friends, and to her overly possessive mother. Out of nowhere her husband tells her that he is leaving her to live with another woman. Confronted by unexpected and daunting freedom, Nathalie must reinvent her life and reassess her future.
Fff: Max And Leon (M)
Max and Le´on are childhood friends. Lazy and with a love to party, they try to avoid World War Two conscription by all means. In a film rife with slapstick physical comedy, Max and Le´on become embroiled in an escalating line of ridiculous schemes. Follow along as they travel the world in reluctant and blundering support of the war effort, with the simple desire to do one thing: return safely to their home.
Fff: The Unknown Girl (M)
Jenny, a young general practitioner, feels guilty for not having opened the door of her practice to a girl who is found dead shortly after. On learning from the police that they have no way of identifying her, Jenny has only one goal: to discover the name of the young girl so that she will not be buried anonymously, and that she will not disappear as if she had never lived.
Fff: Penny Pincher (M)
Dany Boon stars in this raucous comedy as Franc¸ois Gautier, a talented musician with a fatal flaw – he is a penny pincher! Every aspect of his life is calculated to the last detail to be as inexpensive as possible. Everything changes when an attractive new musician in his orchestra enters the scene. Franc¸ois is further challenged when a daughter he never knew he had comes unexpectedly into his life.
Fff: The Woods Dreams Are Made Of (E)
There are days when we can no longer live in the city, when we can no longer stand seeing nothing but buildings, and hear nothing but the sounds of cars… Then we remember nature, and think of the woods. The bustle of the city disappears as we are transported into a place of serenity. The Bois de Vincennes is a true illusion, a wild world at hand, a reachable form of a lost Eden within everyone’s grasp.
Fff: Eternity (M)
At the end of the 19th century, Valentine (Audrey Tautou, also in The Odyssey), marries Jules (Arieh Worthalter). About 100 years later, her great-great-granddaughter runs across a bridge in Paris and into the arms of the man she loves. In the intervening century, men and women meet, fall in love, and embrace, thus fulfilling romantic destinies, and sowing the seeds of a family tree, an eternity.
Fff: Moka (M)
Equipped with a few items of clothing, a little bit of money, and a weapon, Diane Kramer (Emmanuelle Devos) leaves for Evian. She has a sole obsession: to find the driver of the mocha-coloured Mercedes who ran over her son and turned her life upside down. But the path of truth has more bends than it appears. Diane discovers that she must confront another woman (Nathalie Baye, also in It’s Only the End of the World) both endearing and mysterious.
Fff: A Decent Man (R16)
Eddie spends more time drinking and moping about than he does looking for a proper job. After another drunken night on the town, he winds up hospitalised when a band of thugs stab him. Eddie wrongly identifies local Arab boy Ahmed as the principal culprit. While the legal machine gets underway with Ahmed, Eddie attempts to win back his wife and son through a new job. He soon becomes aware of the seriousness of his accusation but will do anything to stand by his proclamation.
Fff: The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (PG)
Cherbourg, November 1957. Madame Emery and her daughter, Genevie`ve, run a store called The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Genevie`ve is in love with Guy, a mechanic working in a garage. Their brief romance is interrupted when Guy is drafted to serve in the Algerian War. Pregnant and desperate because she has little news of Guy, Genevie`ve is forced by her mother to marry Roland, an older businessman, and leaves Cherbourg.
Fff: Fannys Journey (PG)
Fanny, only 12 years old is tough. But, most of all, she is a courageous young girl who, hidden in a home far from her parents, must take care of her two younger sisters. Forced to flee in a rush, Fanny becomes the head of a group of eight children and sets out on a dangerous mission across occupied France towards the Swiss border. Between fear, outbursts of laughter, and unexpected encounters, the small group learns about independence and discovers friendship and solidarity.
Fff: Mercenary (R16)
Soane, a young man of Wallisian origin from New Caledonia, defies his father’s authority to go play rugby in France. French, but not considered such and left to his own devices on the other side of the world, Soane struggles to get the recognition that he deserves. Driven by his thirst for freedom, he fights for his dream and his identity.
Fff: Julie And The Shoe Factory (M)
Julie (Pauline Etienne, Tokyo Fiance´e – Festival 2015) has long lived between two precarious jobs. Everything changes when she thinks she’s got a permanent job in a luxury shoe factory. But a threatened relocation disrupts her dreams for stability. Should she protest alongside her work colleagues or keep a low profile? Julie doesn’t know which leg to stand on.