Tag: Film

Film Club – Stanley’s War/Private Peaceful

Film Club – Stanley’s War/Private Peaceful

Wed 10th November 2021

Stanley’s War dramatises stories of love and sacrifice, following the lives of Suffolk people during WW1. The film recounts the true life-changing experiences at the Western Front of Stanley Banyard, a farmhand from Ramsholt Suffolk, and how he saved the lives of his comrades, lost in No Man’s Land by using the skills he learnt as a boy from a Suffolk gamekeeper.

The film also follows the Pretty family, factory owners from Ipswich, and the forbidden romance between Major Frank Pretty, (4th Batallion, Suffolk Regiment) and Edith Dempster (later Edith Pretty of Sutton Hoo fame), as well as the tragic story of Lieutenant Donald Pretty (4th Batallion, Suffolk Regiment) killed in action on 11th May 1915.
The film is directed by Tim Curtis (Life on the Deben) and features mainly Suffolk cast and film crew. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Ruffle

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Film Night – The Dig

Film Night – The Dig

Wed 8th Dec 7:30pm

The Dig is a 2021 British drama film directed by Simon Stone, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by John Preston, which reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. It stars Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott, Archie Barnes, and Monica Dolan.

PLEASE NOTE: FOR LICENSING PURPOSES ENTRY IS FREE – Any payment for the ticket is a DONATION TO SUPPORT TWO SISTERS WORK WITHIN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

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Film Night – The Personal History of David Copperfield

Film Night – The Personal History of David Copperfield

Wednesday, 22 December at 7:30pm

The Personal History of David Copperfield is a 2019 comedy-drama film written and directed by Armando Iannucci, based on the 1850 Victorian-era novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. It stars Dev Patel as the title character and includes Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw and Paul Whitehouse.

Many of the scenes were filmed in Suffolk – including the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

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Film Night- Suffolk Season – YESTERDAY

Film Night- Suffolk Season – YESTERDAY

Wed 13 Oct 2021, 2:30 PM

Yesterday is a 2019 musical romantic comedy film directed by Danny Boyle and screenplay by Richard Curtis, based on a story by Jack Barth. Himesh Patel stars as struggling musician Jack Malik, who suddenly finds himself the only person who has ever heard of the Beatles and becomes famous after taking credit for their songs.

The film also stars Lily James, Joel Fry, Ed Sheeran, and Kate McKinnon. It gets its title from the Beatles song of the same name.

Filmed around Suffolk including Halesworth, Latitude Festival & Lowestoft

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MARITIME WEEKEND – Film Screening – Life on The Deben

MARITIME WEEKEND – Film Screening – Life on The Deben

Sat 23 Oct 2021, 2:00PM

Life on the Deben captures the soul and spirit of a beautiful Suffolk river – its people, its astonishing history and its natural environment.

For a river just over 25 miles long, the Deben packs a mighty punch in terms of tranquil beauty,
ever-changing scenery and astonishing history.

The film traces the entire length of the Deben, from the secret and disputed upper reaches near Debenham
to the boatyards and bustle of Woodbridge down to the sea at Bawdsey and Felixstowe Ferry.

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