Events

Malvern French Film Centre – LES TONTONS FLINGEURS

Malvern French Film Centre - LES TONTONS FLINGEURS
When: 15 February, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

SATURDAY 15TH & SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY SIX GREAT GANGSTER MOVIES Tickets £6 (£5 when three or more films are booked at the same time – only available through the box office on 01684 892277)   LES TONTONS FLINGEURS  Saturday 15th Feb ’20 at 3pm 1965 (16) -B&W 105 mins (comedy/action/crime)  Georges Lautner Ex-gangster Fernand receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed “The Mexican”. The declining mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some unfinished criminal business and also asks him to look after his soon-to-be-married daughter. When another mobster heavy, Volfoni, takes exception to Fernand for[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – UN PROPHÈTE

Malvern French Film Centre - UN PROPHÈTE
When: 15 February, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

SATURDAY 15TH & SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY SIX GREAT GANGSTER MOVIES Tickets £6 (£5 when three or more films are booked at the same time – only available through the box office on 01684 892277)   UN PROPHÈTE  Saturday 15th Feb ’20 at 11am 2009 (18) colour 155 mins (crime/drama)  Jaques Audiard Malik, an illiterate eighteen year-old Franco-Arab is sent to Brécourt prison sentenced to six years for assaulting police officers. Alone and without money, he finds himself unprotected in an environment of corruption and violence from the opposing Corsican and Muslim gangs. César, the head of the Corsican inmates, forces[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – C’EST LA VIE / LE SENS DE LA FÊTE

Malvern French Film Centre - C’EST LA VIE / LE SENS DE LA FÊTE
When: 8 December, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Malvern Cinema

SPECIAL SHOWING AT MALVERN CINEMA C’EST LA VIE / LE SENS DE LA FÊTE  from the same team that made LES INTOUCHABLES Sunday 8th Dec ’19 at 2pm 2017 (15) – colour 117 mins (comedy/drama/romance)  Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano Pierre is marrying Héléna and wants his wedding party to be first rate. Therefore, he has engaged the services of Max Angély, a seasoned caterer, and his team. The reception is to take place in a sumptuous 17th century castle and its beautiful park. The rich arrogant bridegroom demands that everything is just so. Max assures him that it will be, but[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG

Malvern French Film Centre - LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG
When: 14 June, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG Sunday 14th June ’20 at 7pm 1964 (U) – colour 91 mins (drama/musical/romance) Jaques Demy This is the story of 16-year-old Geneviève and 20-year-old Guy who are very much in love. Her kind mother won’t hear of her marrying, particularly as Guy has yet to complete his military service. Geneviève is heartbroken when he leaves for army service in colonial Algeria and is upset to have only received one letter from him in two months. She is also pregnant. Her mother’s solution to this situation is kindly diamond-merchant Roland Cassard. He agrees to raise Geneviève’s child[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – LE ROI ET L’OISEAU

Malvern French Film Centre - LE ROI ET L’OISEAU
When: 17 May, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

LE ROI ET L’OISEAU  Sunday 17th May ’20 at 7pm 1980 (U) – colour 83 mins (animation/fantasy) Paul Grimault What is now regarded as a masterpiece of French animation, began life in 1948, as The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep (loosely based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen) but was not completed until 1980. It’s a true explosion of fantasy that will capture a child’s imagination, but will also fascinate adults. The basic plot involves a chimney sweep and a shepherdess seeking to escape from the clutches of a tyrannical king. The whole film,[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – L’HOMME DU TRAIN

Malvern French Film Centre - L’HOMME DU TRAIN
When: 19 April, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

L’HOMME DU TRAIN Sunday 19th April ’20 at 7pm 2002 (12A) colour 90 mins (crime/thriller) Patrice Leconte Milan is a beleaguered old thief who rolls into a small French town with the aim of robbing its bank. However, with no place to stay and following a chance meeting with Manesquier, a retired poetry teacher, he accepts his offer of shelter, which leads to an unexpected friendship. Milan has grown tired of his adventurous life on the run and wishes to retire in peace; Manesquier craves the danger he’s never known in his bookish existence. Their shared admiration and envy inspires[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – LE BOUCHER

Malvern French Film Centre - LE BOUCHER
When: 15 March, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

LE BOUCHER  Sunday 15th March’20 at 3pm 1970 (15) colour 93 mins (drama/thriller) Claude Chabrol Helénè, a lonely village headmistress, befriends the local butcher Popaul. On Popaul’s birthday Hélène gives him a lighter. Later, during an excursion with her class to a cave in the woods, Hélène stumbles across the latest stabbed victim of a presumed serial killer. She recognises the woman and finds Popaul’s lighter at the scene but hides it from the police. When Popaul next visits her she discovers that he still has his lighter and is much relieved. However, when Popaul paints the ceiling of her[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE

Malvern French Film Centre - LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE
When: 19 January, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE Sunday 19th January ’20 at 3pm (with English subtitles) & 7pm (with French subtitles) 1947 (PG) – B&W 93 mins (fantasy/romance) Jean Cocteau Returning home late one night a merchant takes shelter in a castle. As he leaves the next morning, he takes a rose to give to his daughter Belle. But just then the master appears, a creature half man and half beast, telling the merchant he must choose between dying or having one of his three daughters come to live in the castle. The selfless Belle agrees to go, against her father’s wishes.[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – L’ANNÉE DERNIÈRE À MARIENBAD

Malvern French Film Centre - L’ANNÉE DERNIÈRE À MARIENBAD
When: 17 November, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

L’ANNÉE DERNIÈRE À MARIENBAD  Sunday 17th Nov ’19 at 3pm 1961 (U) B & W 94 mins (drama/mystery)  Alain Renais In a picturesque old-fashioned luxury chateau hotel, an enigmatic man tries to convince a married woman that they met in the Czech spa-town of Marienbad and spent time together there the previous year. The woman has no recollection whatsoever of having met this man and is convinced that he is just making all of this up. However, the more the man talks about their activities on that occasion, the more convincing he becomes. The question remains though – have they[…]

Malvern French Film Centre 2019-20 Season

Malvern French Film Centre 2019-20 Season
When: 29 September, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

Please click HERE to view Malvern French Film Centre 2019-20 Season film and booking info.