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Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell

Mon 9 Sep, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Guardian

Julianne Moore stars in Oscar-winning director Sebastian Lelio’s faithful, elevated remake of his 2013 critical hit Gloria about finding love as an older woman.

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Birds of Passage

Birds of Passage

Mon 16 Sep, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Guardian

Visually stunning and based on actual events, this breathtaking drama recounts how one indigenous family became involved in the Colombian drug trade.

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We the Animals

We the Animals

Mon 30 Sep, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Washington Post
★★★★ The Guardian

Based on Justin Torres’s semi-autobiographical novel, this coming-of-age drama follows the youngest of three brothers as he awakens to a world beyond that of his volatile family.

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Transit

Transit

Mon 7 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The AV Club
★★★★ Slant

Winner of Best Film at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019, this gripping thriller is a bold contemporary re-imagining of Anna Seghers’ WWII novel about a man escaping fascism under a false identity.

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A Season in France

A Season in France

Mon 14 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ The Guardian

After fleeting their war-torn homeland, a Central African family struggles to make ends meet in Paris as they seek political asylum. A tender yet stark portrait of how bureaucracy and humanity can collide.

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Photograph

Photograph

Mon 21 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ The AV Club
★★★★ RogerEbert.com

Indian director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) returns to Mumbai for this bittersweet romance between a struggling street photographer and a sheltered university student.

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Balloon

Balloon

Mon 28 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ Radio Times
★★★★ The Sun

Based on true events, Michael Herbig’s thrilling Cold War drama recreates the incredible story of how two East German families planned to flee to the West in a homemade hot-air balloon.

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Papi Chulo

Papi Chulo

Mon 4 Nov, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ RTÉ
★★★★ The Irish Times

Dublin writer/director John Butler (Handsome Devil) delivers this uplifting comedy about a heartbroken weatherman who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a middle-aged Latino migrant.

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Never Look Away

Never Look Away

Mon 11 Nov, 4pm & 8pm

★★★★★ Irish Independent
★★★★ The Guardian

An Oscar nominated drama loosely based on the formative years of the world-renowned painter Gerhard Richter - from Nazism through to the Cold War - from German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (The Lives of Others).

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Sometimes Always Never

Sometimes Always Never

Mon 18 Nov, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ The Times

Bill Nighy is a Scrabble genius in this offbeat comedy-drama. Called to identify his long missing son, he and his other son head off on a road trip to the morgue - stirring up old grievances and some deadly wordplay.

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Pain and Glory

Pain and Glory

Mon 25 Nov, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ London Evening Standard
★★★★ The Irish Times

Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz reunite with award-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar (Julieta) in his most personal film to date, a semi-autobiographical tale of artistic crisis.

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The Souvenir

The Souvenir

Mon 2 Dec, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★★ Time Out

Writer/director Joanna Hogg re-imagines some of her own real-life experiences coming of age in 1980s London, exploring art, memory and love. Featuring a trio of incredible performances by Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke and Tilda Swinton.

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Sunset

Sunset

Mon 9 Dec, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Guardian

From Oscar-winning Hungarian director László Nemes (Son of Saul), Sunset is a mysterious, dreamlike period drama of secrets, threats and deceit in 1913 Budapest.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Mon 23 Dec, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ Associated Press

This moving WWI film tells the incredible true story of how British, French and German soldiers laid down their weapons in December 1914 and put aside their differences to celebrate Christmas together. Starring Diane Krüger and Daniel Brühl.