PLETT MOVIE HOUSE
TEL: 044-533 3952
Fri 15 March – Thu 21 March
LES MISERABLES – NPU 13 – 157 MIN
Drama, Musical, Romance
Daily: 12h00 20h00
The world’s longest-running musical finally gets the big-screen treatment. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, it folows an ex-prisoner, jailed for stealing a loaf of bread, and then breaking his parole, hunted for decades by a ruthless policeman. When the ex-con, now mayor of a small town, agrees to care for a factory worker’s young daughter, their lives change forever.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks
ARGO – NPU 13 – 121 MIN
Daily: 14h40 17h30
Set during the Iranian hostage crises back in 1980, and based on real events. When their embassy was invaded, six American diplomats sought refuge in the Canadian embassy. The CIA then hatched a plan to rescue them, that involved pretending to make a sci-fi movie in Iran, and letting the diplomats masquerade as crew. How this plan played out in practice makes for exciting and comical viewing. The film was nominated for seven Oscars and has numerous other nominations and wins.
Cast: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall
ANNA KARENINA – NPU 13 – 130 MIN
Drama, Romance, On the Art Circuit
Daily: 15h00 20h00
The latest film version of Tolstoy’s classic novel is also much decorated. The love triangle unfolds in its original late-19th-century Russia high-society setting, although much of the action takes place on a stage, signifying Anna’s artificial world. It powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, from the passion between adulterers to the bond between a mother and her children. As Anna questions her happiness, change comes to her family, friends, and community.
Cast: Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jude Law, Emily Watson, Alicia Vikander, Kelly Macdonald, Olivia Williams
FLIGHT – NPU 16 – 136 MIN
Daily: 12h00 17h20
Flight tells the redemption story of Whip, a commercial airline pilot who pulls off a heroic feat of flying in a damaged plane, saving 98 lives on a flight carrying 106 people. While the world begs to embrace him as a true American Hero, the everyman struggles with this label as he is forced to hold up to the scrutiny of an investigation that brings into question his behavior the night before the doomed flight. The film was nominated for 2 Oscars and many other awards.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Brian Geraghty, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Don Cheadle