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Monday Night Cinema Summer 2019

02 April 2019
Monday Night Cinema Summer 2019
Our brand new Summer 2019 Season of Monday Night Cinema with 11 weeks of critically acclaimed films from all over the world! See them all for just €71.50 with a Season Ticket.
There's something for movie lovers of all stripes, from Bo Burnham's coming-of-age masterpiece Eighth Grade to Carlos Acosta dance biopic Yuli.
Comedy, historical, thriller, war, music, gangster, drama and many more genres besides are represented as are countries including China, Germany, France, Iceland, the US and the UK.
Here's a look at what's coming... 

Mon 6 May: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Director: Mairelle Heller | Comedy, Crime, Biography | 106mins | Cert: 15A | English 
★★★★★ Irish Times  ★★★★★ The Guardian
A true-life comedic drama about the biographer Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who having become an outcast in the literary world, turns her talent to forgery.

Mon 13 May: The 12th Man

Director: Harald Zwart | Drama, History, Thriller | 135mins | Cert: 15A | English, Norwegian, German, Sami
★★★★ The Times
They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away…

Mon 20 May: House by the Sea

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Drama | 107mins | Cert: CLUB | French
★★★★ The Independent  ★★★★ The Times
When their aged father suffers an irreversible stroke, his three adult children reunite to spend his final days together in this family drama.

Mon 27 May: Girl

Director: Lukas Dhont | 105mins | Drama | Cert: CLUB | Language: French, Flemish & English
★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★★  The Independent
The moving and intense story of 15-year-old Lara, an aspiring ballet dancer in the midst of gender reassignment.

Mon 3 Jun: The Kindergarten Teacher

Dir: Sara Colangelo | Drama| 96mins | Cert: CLUB | Language: English
★★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ The Irish Times 
Maggie Gyllengaal plays a kindergarten teacher who inadvertently discovers her five-year-old student, Jimmy is a gifted prodigy.

Mon 10 Jun: Ash is Purest White

Director: Zhangke Jia | Drama, Romance |136 mins | Cert: CLUB| Language: Chinese, Mandarin
★★★★★ The Film Stage
The latest from critically acclaimed writer/director Zhang-ke Jia (A Touch of Sin, 13) is a crime melodrama about China’s aspirational gangster classes.

Mon 17 Jun: Wild Rose

Director: Tom Harper | Drama, Music | 100mins | Cert: 15A|Language: English
★★★★ The Skinny
Kerry native Jessie Buckley stars a single mother of two, fresh out of jail, whose dream is to leave Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville.

Mon 24 Jun: Yuli

Director: Icíar Bollaín | 115mins | Drama, Biography, Music | Cert: 15A | Language: Spanish & English
★★★★★ The List
An engaging biopic based on the true story of Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta.

Mon 1 Jul: Eighth Grade

Director: Bo Burnham | Comedy, Drama | 93 mins | Cert: CLUB | Language: English
★★★★★ Rolling Stone ★★★★ The Guardian
Bo Burnham’s painfully accurate portrayal of teendom in the late 2010s follows 13-year-old Kayla as she attempts to put the life lessons of her own YouTube videos into action.

Mon 15 Jul: All is True

Dir:  Kenneth Branagh | 2018 | Drama, Biography, History |101mins |Cert: 12A | Language: English
★★★★ The Guardian
Kenneth Branagh puts a fresh twist on the final days in the life of playwright William Shakespeare in this tender drama.

Mon 22 Jul: Woman at War

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson| Drama, Action, Thriller | 101mins | Cert: CLUB | Language: Icelandic, Spanish, English, Ukrainian
★★★★ The Washington Post
A funny, moving and utterly unique Icelandic film following a seemingly mundane woman who lives a double life as a notorious eco-terrorist.