|Fri 25th January||7.45pm A/D|
|Sat 26th January||7.45pm A/D|
|Sun 27th January||4.30pm A/D|
|Mon 28th January||7.45pm A/D S/T|
|Tues 29th January||7.45pm A/D|
|Weds 30th January||10.30am A/D|
|Thurs 31st January||10.30am A/D|
Dir: Wash Westmoreland | UK/USA/Hungary | 2018 | 112 mins
Cast: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson, Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw
Keira Knightley (Atonement, Anna Karenina) gives a career-best performance in Wash Westmoreland’s (Still Alice) gorgeous, witty, exhilarating biopic of the pioneering French novelist. In Belle Époque France, Colette’s marriage to Henry (Dominic West) thrusts her from the country to the Paris demi-monde. Her first novels are published under her Svengali-like husband’s name; but her eventual fight for creative ownership drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionising women’s roles in literature as well as sexual expression. Whip-smart, precocious and unapologetic, Colette is recast as a uniquely talented feminist trailblazer, fighting for the ownership of her voice in a male-dominated world.
Please note: The times above are the advert and trailer start times (the ‘programme’). The film will start approximately 30 minutes after this, but during exceptionally busy periods the film start may be delayed by up to 15 minutes further, until all customers have cleared the Box Office. Thank you for your understanding.
The screening on Mon 28th January will be shown with subtitles projected onto the screen for the hearing impaired, and these are signified by the symbol S/T on the website and in our monthly brochure. Please note all other screenings of these films are without subtitles.
A/D For the visually impaired, we offer audio description via a headset, on this film. Please ask at the Box Office to borrow a headset. All films with audio description available are signified by a single asterisk or A/D on the website and in our monthly brochure. For more information visit our Audio and Soft Subtitles Page
All times listed are the programme start time unless otherwise stated. Films start approx 30 mins after the programme start time.