Towner Cinema

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Thu 02 Apr, 4.30 pm | Thu 02 Apr, 7.00 pm

Romance and art entwine in Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a sumptuous new masterpiece from Céline Sciamma (Tomboy, Girlhood). The film is a heartbreaking period piece told with a distinctly modern feminist energy.

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Greed

Sat 04 Apr, 2.00 pm | Sat 04 Apr, 4.30 pm | Sun 05 Apr, 2.00 pm | ...

A scathing, farcical satire, telling the story of self-made British billionaire Sir Richard ‘Greedy’ McCreadie (Steve Coogan), whose retail empire is in crisis.

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On the Waterfront

Sun 05 Apr, 4.30 pm

Marlon Brando plays a longshoreman who finds himself increasingly isolated when he challenges the might and power of the corrupt New York City dockers' Union. Winner of 8 Oscars, this devastating film has, since its first screening, become one of the movie greats.

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Harriet

Fri 10 Apr, 2.00 pm | Mon 13 Apr, 4.00 pm | Wed 15 Apr, 2.00 pm

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes.

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Emma

Sat 11 Apr, 2.00 pm | Sun 12 Apr, 2.00 pm | Sun 12 Apr, 4.45 pm | ...

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse considers herself something of a match-maker but soon finds her plans aren’t quite panning out as she had imagined.

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Daniel Isn’t Real

Sat 11 Apr, 4.45 pm

From the producers of 2018’s sleeper hit Mandy (starring Nicolas Cage) comes Daniel Isn’t Real.

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Spirited Away

Mon 13 Apr, 1.00 pm

One of the most beloved of the Studio Ghibli features, directed by Japanese animation heavyweight Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away is a magical story which enchants children and adults alike.

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Little Joe

Sat 18 Apr, 2.00 pm | Sun 19 Apr, 4.45 pm | Thu 23 Apr, 4.30 pm

Often hailed as the natural successor to Stanley Kubrick, Austrian director Jessica Hausner (Amour Fou, Lourdes) delivers a hypnotic and updated take on Invasion of the Body Snatchers in this sci-fi thriller with strong parallels to the real world.

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Bait

Sat 18 Apr, 4.30 pm

Entirely shot on grainy 16mm film, Bait marks the arrival of a bold new voice in British filmmaking. A Cornish fisherman rails against the infiltration of holidaymakers.

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So Long, My Son

Sun 19 Apr, 1.00 pm

This deeply moving and intimate drama traces the lives of two interconnected families over three decades of social and political upheaval in China.

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