Plett Movie House: 22 March – 28 March

PLETT MOVIE HOUSE
TEL: 044-533 3952 Fri 22 March – Thu 28 March 
 
les-miserablesLES MISERABLES – NPU 13 – 157 MIN
Drama, Musical, Romance
Daily: 11h00 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
 
argoARGO – NPU 13 – 121 MIN
Drama, Thriller
Daily: 14h10 17h00
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
 
parental-guidancePARENTAL GUIDANCE – PG – 95 MIN
Comedy
Daily: 13h00
An old-school grandfather, who is accustomed to calling the shots, meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife agree to babysit their three grandkids while their type-A helicopter parents go away for work. But when 21st century problems collide with old school methods of tough rules, lots of love and old-fashioned games, it’s learning to bend, and not holding your ground, that binds a family together.

Cast: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei, Tom Everett Scott, Bailee Madison, Joshua Rush, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf, Jennifer Crystal Foley
 
flightFLIGHT – NPU 16 – 136 MIN
Drama Daily: 17h10 20h00
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
 
wreck-it-ralphWRECK-IT RALPH – PG – 108 MIN
Animation, Comedy, Family
Daily: 11h00 15h00

This critically-acclaimed animated treat is set in the world of classic video games. Ralph is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, the good guy star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades doing the same thing and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he’s tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his own massive hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade through every generation of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero. On his quest, he meets the tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun from the first-person action game Hero’s Duty. But it’s the feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz from the candy-coated cart racing game, Sugar Rush, whose world is threatened when Ralph accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens the entire arcade. Will Ralph realize his dream and save the day before it’s too late?

Cast: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch

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