Perth and Kinross Events
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Cert PG, 201S, 113 mins, Japanese with subtitles
The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which starts a relationship that is about much more than just street food. Touching and meditative adaption of Durian Sukegawa novel from director Naome Kawase.
Cert 15, 2015, 138 mins, French with subtitles
Director Xavier Beauvais’ first world war drama follows Hortense (Nathalie Baye), a stoic female farmer who protects the land, and her family’s reputation, while her boys fight on the front. This beautifully shot film set in the Massif Central evokes the role and psychology of those left on the farm during the first world war.
Cert l5, 2017, 111mins, Spanish, Portuguese with subtitles, English
Set over one summer, precocious six-year-old Moonee courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World. Warm, winning, and gloriously alive,·Sean Baker’s film is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood
Cert 12A, 2018, 85 mins, Spanish with subtitles, English
In 1974 a group of workers at the Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride refuse to carry out repairs on warplane engines used in the brutal military coup in Chile. The boycott lasted for four years but the workers never knew what impact they had. Director Felipe Bustos Sierra, the son of a Chilean exile based in Scotland, reunites these inspirational figures to hear their stories.
Cert l5, 2017, 118 mins, Italian with subtitles
Pio, a 14 year old in a South Italian Roma community, is desperate to grow up fast and follow in his brother’s footsteps . When his brother and father are arrested, he needs to quickly become the family’s breadwinner by trading stolen goods with African refugees. A fascinating study of contemporary Italian society from Jonas Carpignano . Supported by Amnesty International.