2022 Film Synopsis and Trailers

OPENING NIGHT FILM SCREENING Friday 24 June @ 6.30pm: DELICIOUS (M) (France) 
Director: Eric Besnard

With the help of a young woman, a chef who has been sacked by his master finds the strength to free himself from his position as a servant and opens the first restaurant in 1700s France.

“A ‘Delicious’ cinematic trifle to wreck that New Year’s diet” – LA Times 

Saturday 25 June @ 11.00am: ONE SECOND (M) (China)
Director: Yimou Zhang

A movie fan in a remote farmland in China, escapes from a farm-prison during the Cultural Revolution and strikes a relationship with a homeless female vagabond.

“One Second is as much a tribute to the struggles of a man whose life has stolen from him as it is to a bygone way of looking at movies.” – Slant Magazine 

Saturday 25 June @ 2.00pm: DRIVE MY CAR (MA 15+) (Japan)
Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi

An aging, widowed actor seeks a chauffeur. The actor turns to his go-to mechanic, who ends up recommending a 20-year-old girl. Despite their initial misgivings, a very special relationship develops between the two – Winner Academy Award for Best International Feature Film 2022 plus so many more!

This long, slow, artful film is throat-catchingly beautiful – The Sydney Morning Herald 

Saturday 25 June @ 7.30pm: COMPARTMENT NO.6 (MA 15+) (Finland)
Director: Juho Kuosmanen

A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection – Winner Cannes Grand Prix 2021

An Offbeat Trainbound Love Story That Transports You Across Russia and Back in Time - Varity 

Sunday 26 June @ 11.00am: LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM (PG) (Bhutan)
Director: Pawo Choyning Dorji

An aspiring singer living with his grandmother in the capital of Bhutan dreams of getting a visa to relocate to Australia.

In the first Bhutanese film to be nominated for an Academy Award, a reluctant young teacher is assigned to a remote school in the Himalayas and learns life-changing lessons – The Hollywood Reporter


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