Archive for the ‘Films’ Category

This wonderful British comedy tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer from Barrow-in-Furness who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before.

With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious and heartwarming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

Starring Academy Award Winner Sir Mark Rylance as Maurice, Academy Award Nominee Sally Hawkins as his wife Jean   Certificate 12A

FRIDAY 14th October 7.45PM   

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This wonderful British comedy tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer from Barrow-in-Furness who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before.

With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious and heartwarming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

Starring Academy Award Winner Sir Mark Rylance as Maurice, Academy Award Nominee Sally Hawkins as his wife Jean   Certificate 12A

FRIDAY 14th October 7.45PM   

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Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbeymovie, which itself was a spin-off from the legendary TV series.

Fans will be delighted to know that all the main cast are back for the Downton Abbey sequel, including Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern. Plus a string of new cast members including Dominic West.

The film takes the Crawley family to France when the Dowager Countess of Grantham gets a French villa to her name after the demise of a marquis who she had a fling with in the late 19th century. The entire Crawley family, who initially takes the whole thing as a joke, is invited to the villa by the son and wife of the dead nobleman. After arriving in France, Robert uncovers a family secret that turns his world upside-down.

Certificate 12A

 

FRIDAY 23rd September  7.45PM   

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Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbeymovie, which itself was a spin-off from the legendary TV series.

Fans will be delighted to know that all the main cast are back for the Downton Abbey sequel, including Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern. Plus a string of new cast members including Dominic West.

The film takes the Crawley family to France when the Dowager Countess of Grantham gets a French villa to her name after the demise of a marquis who she had a fling with in the late 19th century. The entire Crawley family, who initially takes the whole thing as a joke, is invited to the villa by the son and wife of the dead nobleman. After arriving in France, Robert uncovers a family secret that turns his world upside-down.

Certificate 12A

 

FRIDAY 23rd September  7.45PM   

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Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbeymovie, which itself was a spin-off from the legendary TV series.

Fans will be delighted to know that all the main cast are back for the Downton Abbey sequel, including Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern. Plus a string of new cast members including Dominic West.

The film takes the Crawley family to France when the Dowager Countess of Grantham gets a French villa to her name after the demise of a marquis who she had a fling with in the late 19th century. The entire Crawley family, who initially takes the whole thing as a joke, is invited to the villa by the son and wife of the dead nobleman. After arriving in France, Robert uncovers a family secret that turns his world upside-down.

Certificate 12A

 

FRIDAY 23rd September  7.45PM   

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Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbeymovie, which itself was a spin-off from the legendary TV series.

Fans will be delighted to know that all the main cast are back for the Downton Abbey sequel, including Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern. Plus a string of new cast members including Dominic West.

The film takes the Crawley family to France when the Dowager Countess of Grantham gets a French villa to her name after the demise of a marquis who she had a fling with in the late 19th century. The entire Crawley family, who initially takes the whole thing as a joke, is invited to the villa by the son and wife of the dead nobleman. After arriving in France, Robert uncovers a family secret that turns his world upside-down.

Certificate 12A

 

FRIDAY 23rd September  7.45PM   

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Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbeymovie, which itself was a spin-off from the legendary TV series.

Fans will be delighted to know that all the main cast are back for the Downton Abbey sequel, including Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern. Plus a string of new cast members including Dominic West.

The film takes the Crawley family to France when the Dowager Countess of Grantham gets a French villa to her name after the demise of a marquis who she had a fling with in the late 19th century. The entire Crawley family, who initially takes the whole thing as a joke, is invited to the villa by the son and wife of the dead nobleman. After arriving in France, Robert uncovers a family secret that turns his world upside-down.

Certificate 12A

 

FRIDAY 23rd September  7.45PM   

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May Film: Belfast

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, ‘Belfast’ is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960’s.

Buddy’s family lives in a largely Protestant district with a few Catholic families, but one day his community and everything he thought he understood about life is suddenly turned upside down. Buddy’s family gets caught in the mayhem and must decide to stay or leave the only place they have ever called home. Starring Judi Dench and Jamie Dorman

Winner Outstanding British Film BAFTA 2022

Oscar win for Best Original Film Screen play

FRIDAY 20th May  7.45PM

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Nightmarishness meets nostalgia as Jamie Dornan and Judi Dench star in a scintillating Troubles-era coming-of-age tale *****  The Guardian

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May Film: Belfast

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, ‘Belfast’ is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960’s.

Buddy’s family lives in a largely Protestant district with a few Catholic families, but one day his community and everything he thought he understood about life is suddenly turned upside down. Buddy’s family gets caught in the mayhem and must decide to stay or leave the only place they have ever called home. Starring Judi Dench and Jamie Dorman

Winner Outstanding British Film BAFTA 2022

Oscar win for Best Original Film Screen play

FRIDAY 20th May  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

Nightmarishness meets nostalgia as Jamie Dornan and Judi Dench star in a scintillating Troubles-era coming-of-age tale *****  The Guardian

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May Film: Belfast

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, ‘Belfast’ is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960’s.

Buddy’s family lives in a largely Protestant district with a few Catholic families, but one day his community and everything he thought he understood about life is suddenly turned upside down. Buddy’s family gets caught in the mayhem and must decide to stay or leave the only place they have ever called home. Starring Judi Dench and Jamie Dorman

Winner Outstanding British Film BAFTA 2022

Oscar win for Best Original Film Screen play

FRIDAY 20th May  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

Nightmarishness meets nostalgia as Jamie Dornan and Judi Dench star in a scintillating Troubles-era coming-of-age tale *****  The Guardian

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March Film: West Side Story

Winner of Best Motion Picture in the Golden Globes. Directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

This reimagining of the beloved 1957 musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo). Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

FRIDAY 18th March  7.45PM

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“Steven Spielberg’s triumphantly hyperreal remake” *****  The Guardian

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Winner of Best Motion Picture in the Golden Globes. Directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

This reimagining of the beloved 1957 musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo). Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

FRIDAY 18th March  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“Steven Spielberg’s triumphantly hyperreal remake” *****  The Guardian

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March Film: West Side Story

Winner of Best Motion Picture in the Golden Globes. Directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

This reimagining of the beloved 1957 musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo). Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

FRIDAY 18th March  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“Steven Spielberg’s triumphantly hyperreal remake” *****  The Guardian

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Winner of Best Motion Picture in the Golden Globes. Directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

This reimagining of the beloved 1957 musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo). Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

FRIDAY 18th March  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“Steven Spielberg’s triumphantly hyperreal remake” *****  The Guardian

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February Film: No Time To Die

James Bond (Daniel Craig) is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help.

The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with a dangerous new technology.

FRIDAY 25th February  7.45PM

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“No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig dispatches James Bond with panache, rage – and cuddles” *****  The Guardian

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February Film: No Time To Die

James Bond (Daniel Craig) is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help.

The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with a dangerous new technology.

FRIDAY 25th February  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig dispatches James Bond with panache, rage – and cuddles” *****  The Guardian

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February Film: No Time To Die

James Bond (Daniel Craig) is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help.

The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with a dangerous new technology.

FRIDAY 25th February  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig dispatches James Bond with panache, rage – and cuddles” *****  The Guardian

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James Bond (Daniel Craig) is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help.

The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with a dangerous new technology.

FRIDAY 25th February  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

“No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig dispatches James Bond with panache, rage – and cuddles” *****  The Guardian

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Parwich Film – Postponement

Parwich Film had planned a showing of the new James Bond No Time to Die film on 14th January, but have decided to postpone the showing until next month.

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Parwich Film – Postponement

Parwich Film had planned a showing of the new James Bond No Time to Die film on 14th January, but have decided to postpone the showing until next month.

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Film Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances it has been necessary to cancel the Film show for this Friday 17th December.

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December Film: The Courier

The true story of an unassuming British businessman (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. 

At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with a Soviet officer (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis

Certificate 12

The Courier film review: Benedict Cumberbatch is brilliant as a dumb Bond in this real-life spy story”  The Evening Standard

FRIDAY 17th December  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

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December Film: The Courier

The true story of an unassuming British businessman (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. 

At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with a Soviet officer (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis

Certificate 12

The Courier film review: Benedict Cumberbatch is brilliant as a dumb Bond in this real-life spy story”  The Evening Standard

FRIDAY 17th December  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

Free Entrance.   Social Distancing  Refreshments    Raffle

Watch the trailer here

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December Film: The Courier

The true story of an unassuming British businessman (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. 

At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with a Soviet officer (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis

Certificate 12

The Courier film review: Benedict Cumberbatch is brilliant as a dumb Bond in this real-life spy story”  The Evening Standard

FRIDAY 17th December  7.45PM

Parwich Memorial Hall

Free Entrance.   Social Distancing  Refreshments    Raffle

Watch the trailer here

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Adapted from the classic novel by Charles Dickens, ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ brings to life one of the author’s most cherished characters.

From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.

PG

FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 7.45PM

Observer  ***** “It really is a wonderfully entertaining film, managing to both respect and reinvent the novel from which it takes its lead”

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Adapted from the classic novel by Charles Dickens, ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ brings to life one of the author’s most cherished characters.

From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.

PG

FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 7.45PM

Observer  ***** “It really is a wonderfully entertaining film, managing to both respect and reinvent the novel from which it takes its lead”

Free Entrance  Social Distancing  Refreshments    Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

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Adapted from the classic novel by Charles Dickens, ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ brings to life one of the author’s most cherished characters.

From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.

PG

FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 7.45PM

Observer  ***** “It really is a wonderfully entertaining film, managing to both respect and reinvent the novel from which it takes its lead”

Free Entrance  Social Distancing  Refreshments    Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

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Adapted from the classic novel by Charles Dickens, ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ brings to life one of the author’s most cherished characters.

From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.

PG

FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 7.45PM

Observer  ***** “It really is a wonderfully entertaining film, managing to both respect and reinvent the novel from which it takes its lead”

Free Entrance  Social Distancing  Refreshments    Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

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A small village community in Wales comes together to help bartender Jan raise a race horse. With little money and no experience, Jan convinces a motley crew of villagers to chip in their limited earnings to help raise a foal on her allotment and compete with the racing elites.

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSOybientng 

Based on the incredible true story of Dream Alliance, Dream Horse is a classic tale of triumph against adversity, as an ordinary woman makes her wildest dream come true and their horse becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

PG

FRIDAY 22nd October 7.45PM

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  • Silent projection 
  • Hi Fi Sound  

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A small village community in Wales comes together to help bartender Jan raise a race horse. With little money and no experience, Jan convinces a motley crew of villagers to chip in their limited earnings to help raise a foal on her allotment and compete with the racing elites.

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSOybientng 

Based on the incredible true story of Dream Alliance, Dream Horse is a classic tale of triumph against adversity, as an ordinary woman makes her wildest dream come true and their horse becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

PG

FRIDAY 22nd October 7.45PM

Free Entrance.   Social Distancing      Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

  • Silent projection 
  • Hi Fi Sound  

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A small village community in Wales comes together to help bartender Jan raise a race horse. With little money and no experience, Jan convinces a motley crew of villagers to chip in their limited earnings to help raise a foal on her allotment and compete with the racing elites.

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSOybientng 

Based on the incredible true story of Dream Alliance, Dream Horse is a classic tale of triumph against adversity, as an ordinary woman makes her wildest dream come true and their horse becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

PG

FRIDAY 22nd October 7.45PM

Free Entrance.   Social Distancing      Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

  • Silent projection 
  • Hi Fi Sound  

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A small village community in Wales comes together to help bartender Jan raise a race horse. With little money and no experience, Jan convinces a motley crew of villagers to chip in their limited earnings to help raise a foal on her allotment and compete with the racing elites.

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSOybientng 

Based on the incredible true story of Dream Alliance, Dream Horse is a classic tale of triumph against adversity, as an ordinary woman makes her wildest dream come true and their horse becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

PG

FRIDAY 22nd October 7.45PM

Free Entrance.   Social Distancing      Raffle

Parwich Memorial Hall

  • Silent projection 
  • Hi Fi Sound  

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Film Night Cancelled

This Friday’s film (the Good Liar) is cancelled-sorry about that.

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March Film THE GOOD LIAR

Based on the novel by Nicholas Searle, this exciting thriller stars Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen

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March Film THE GOOD LIAR

Based on the novel by Nicholas Searle, this exciting thriller stars Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen

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February Film Show JUDY

Starring Renée Zellweger Best Actress at the Oscars and Bafta Awards as Judy Garland.

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February Film Show JUDY

Starring Renée Zellweger Best Actress at the Oscars and Bafta Awards as Judy Garland.

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February Film Show JUDY

Starring Renée Zellweger Best Actress at the Oscars and Bafta Awards as Judy Garland.

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February Film Show JUDY

Starring Renée Zellweger Best Actress at the Oscars and Bafta Awards as Judy Garland.

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January Film Show DOWNTON ABBEY


A stunning film that needs no introduction! Starring the original cast including Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Elizabeth McGovern.

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