SAT 02 MAY – ‘Prince Avalanche’ (15)

Doors open 7:15 for a 7:45 start

£5 / £3 under 16’s

 

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An ‘odd couple’ of sorts, introspective and stern Alvin (Paul Rudd) and his girlfriend’s brother, Lance (Emile Hirsch), dopey and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer of 1988 repainting the traffic lines on a desolate country highway where the surrounding areas have been ravaged by wildfire. Against this dramatic setting, the men bicker and joke with each other, eventually developing an unlikely friendship. Funny, meditative and at times surreal.

★★★★ ‘Light, very funny, and gorgeously scored’. Daily Telegraph
★★★★ ‘One of the most intriguing and thoughtful American films of the year’. Time Out
★★★★ ‘A wise and witty slow-motion road trip that catches the sun’. Empire

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