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MOUNTAIN 6th April 2018

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Mountain : a sublime rush of adrenaline and orchestral beauty  - Janine Israel Australian Guardian
Mountain is an unashamed documentary tribute to adventurers who are willing to risk their lives climbing the world’s great heights. It provides astonishing vision of mountaineers, ice climbers, free soloists, speedflyers, heliskiers, snowboarders, wingsuiters and parachuting mountain bikers. The documentary examines our changing relationship to mountains and to risk-taking over the past 300 years as technology and opportunity have allowed completely new approaches to adventure. Collated from more than 2,000 hours of footage shot in 15 countries, Mountain is a 70-minute rush of adrenaline; a safari into the sublime; a vertiginous voyage to the top of the world. This masterful documentary is a cinematic and musical collaboration between the director, Jennifer Peedom and Richard Tognetti's Australian Chamber Orchestra. The score was recorded in the Sydney Opera House and the film is narra…

THE SALESMAN Friday 2nd March 2018

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Director: Asghar Farhadi Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image. Length: 125 minutes The film follows a couple in Tehran involved in an amateur dramatic production of Arthur Miller’s The Salesman, who are forced to move apartments following an earthquake. But the flat into which they move has an unhappy history, compounded by an unwelcome intruder. This psychological and moral drama, investigates how anger and damaged self image can drive a man to destroying the very thing he is attempting to protect - his marriage.
"The acting is impeccable and the director’s skill at combining an analysis of a marriage with dramatic exterior conflict is second to none. The Salesman is provocative, challenging, and thoroughly gripping." David Stratton, The Australian, 4/3/2017

ALI'S WEDDING Friday, 2nd February 2018

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Pics and Flicks is beginning another great year of memorable screenings with the popular, Australian film, Ali's Wedding.



After a reckless lie sets off a catastrophic chain of events, Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric, finds himself caught between his sense of duty to his family and following his heart. An irreverent and warm-hearted comedy, ALI’S WEDDING is an affectionate and entertaining story of love and duty.​  http://www.madmanfilms.com.au/alis-wedding/

GONE SURFING!

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Gerringong Pics and Flicks takes a break in January.
We will be back with our first film on 2nd February, 2018, which is Ali's Wedding.

Keep an eye on this blog or the Facebook page to get more details closer to the date.

In the meantime we have a little questionnaire for you.

Which films did you see at Pics and Flicks in 2017 and which ones did you like most?

Click on this link and revisit all those great films from around the world!

Pics and Flicks Films 2017 - questionnaire

Season's Greetings!

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Pics and Flicks is looking forward to a wonderful, restful and joyous summer break!

We hope your festive season brings you and yours everything you hope for.
Our next film is Ali's Wedding, to be screened on 2nd February 2018.

A MAN CALLED OVE 1st December 2017

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Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing apartment-block association rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife's grave, Ove has given up on life.  Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidentally flatten Ove's mailbox while moving in and earning his special brand of ire. Yet from this inauspicious beginning an unlikely friendship forms and we come to understand Ove's past happiness and heartbreaks. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when it's shared. 'A Man Called Ove' is written and directed by Hannes Holm and is rated PG 13.
This is the final Gerringong Pics and Flicks film for 2017, and we would like to wish everyone season's greetings and a peaceful and happy 2018.   Our first f…

NERUDA 3rd November 2017

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Starring:Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco Director: Pablo Larrain Summary:Beloved poet Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) is also the most famous communist in post-WWII Chile. When the political tides shift, he is forced underground, with a perseverant police inspector (Gael García Bernal) hot on his trail. Meanwhile, in Europe, the legend of the poet hounded by the policeman grows, and artists led by Pablo Picasso clamor for Neruda’s freedom. Neruda, however, sees the struggle with his police inspector nemesis as an opportunity to reinvent himself. He cunningly plays with the inspector, leaving clues designed to make their game of cat-and-mouse ever more perilous. In this story of a persecuted poet and his obsessive adversary, Neruda recognizes his own heroic possibilities: a chance to become a symbol for liberty, as well as a literary legend.[The Orchard]