Cranleigh Film Club – Season 9 (2019-2020)

SEASON 9 Cranleigh Film Club welcomes you to the Band Room for a season of 12 international films.

FRANTZ: Friday Sept 13th (open evening, free entry)
Set in Germany and France in the aftermath of World War I, Frantz recalls the mourning period that follows great natural tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war’s lost generation.
France 2016. François Ozon. 113 mins, cert 12.

COLD WAR: Thursday Sept 26th
Set against the 1950s Cold War in Poland, two people of differing temperaments begin an impossible romance.
Poland 2018. Pawel Pawlikowski. 88 minutes, cert 15.

A FANTASTIC WOMAN: Thursday Oct 31st
Marina’s life is thrown into turmoil after the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard to her privacy. Chile 2017. Sebastian Lelio. 104 mins, cert 15.

WAJIB: Thursday Nov 28th
A father and his estranged son must come together to hand-deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest.
Palestine 2018. Anne Marie Jacir. 96 minutes, cert 15.

LEAN ON PETE: Friday Dec 13th
Charley, a teenager living with his single father, finds work caring for an ageing racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns that Pete is booked for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
UK 2018. Andrew Haigh. 121 mins, cert 15.

THE GUARDIANS: Thursday Jan 30th 2020
A matriarch oversees home and harvest during World War I, while her son falls for her new farmhand, Francine.
France 2017. Xavier Beauvois. 138 mins, cert 15.

LOVELESS: Thursday Feb 27th
An estranged couple going through a brutal divorce both have new partners and want to start again, until their 12-year-old son disappears after witnessing one of their fights.
Russia 2017. Andrey Zvyagintsev. 127 mins, cert 15.

LEAVE NO TRACE: Friday Mar 13th
A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But a small mistake tips them off to the authorities, and they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.
US 2018. Debra Granik. 119 mins, cert PG.

*SUMMER 1993: Thursday Mar 26th
Six-year-old Frieda looks on in silence as the last objects of her recently deceased mother’s flat in Barcelona are put in boxes. Although her aunt, uncle and cousin welcome her with open arms, Frieda finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new home in the Catalan countryside.
Spain 2017. Carla Simon. 140 mins, cert 12.

SHOPLIFTERS: Thursday Apr 30th
Set in Tokyo on a night of extreme cold, a father brings home a young girl he has found left outside her home to join his family who take the newcomer to their hearts.
Japan 2018. Hirokazu Koreeda. 140 mins, cert 15.

BURNING: Thursday May 28th
Jong-Soo runs into Hae-Mi, a girl who once lived in his neighbourhood, and she asks him to watch her cat whilst she is out of town. When she returns she introduces him to Ben, a man she met on the trip. Ben proceeds to tell Jong-Soo about his hobby.
Korea 2018. Lee Chang-Dong. 148 mins, cert 15.

A Frenchman feels torn between honour and his love for his daughter when she gets into trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.
France 2011. Daniel Auteuil. 107 mins, cert PG.

*Signifies members’ choices

CRANLEIGH FILM CLUB is a members-only club. Annual Membership Fee is £30 per person. Members’ guests are welcome at £5 each. To join, visit our website and fill in the membership application form or contact the Membership Secretary, Sara Lock at

Films are shown in The Bandroom, Village Way, Cranleigh GU6 8AF. Doors open at 7.00pm; films start at 7.30pm. Refreshments are on sale. Film notes at all shows and members’ views researched. Please refer to the website:

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