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Films showing from Friday, July 21, at Rye Kino

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2D) [12A] 140 mins
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. Starring Woody Harrelson with the voices of Andy Serkis and Judy Greer.

The Midwife [12A] 117 mins (subtitled)
Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together in this sharp character study from the César-award winning director Martin Provost (Séraphine).

Kedi [U] 79 mins (subtitled)
Kedi is not a documentary about house cats or the strays you occasionally see in your back yard. Kedi is a film about the hundreds of thousands of cats who have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, bringing joy and
purpose to those they choose, giving people an opportunity to reflect on life and their place in it.

The Beguiled [15] 94 mins
Corporal John McBurney is an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the American Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school where the teachers and students seem more than willing to help. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship. An atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2D) [12A] 133 mins
Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, young Peter Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He tries to return to his normal daily routine but is distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighbourhood superhero. Soon Peter must put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten all that he holds dear. Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.

Baby Driver [15] 113 mins
A talented young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he has to face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Directed by Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz) and starring Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal.

Kino Classics:
Genevieve (1953) [U]. Sunday July 23, 4:30pm

Kino Arthouse:
A Man Called Ove [15] 113 mins, subtitled. Sunday July 23, 8:15pm, and Monday July 24, 4pm. Tickets £10, including regular glass of wine, coffee or soft drink
Ove is an isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave. Whilst moving in next door, a boisterous young family earn Ove’s special brand of ire by accidentally flattening his mailbox. Yet  friendship forms and we come to understand Ove’s past happiness and heartbreaks.

Music Mondays:
The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013) [15]. Monday July 24, 7:30pm

National Theatre Live: Angels In America. Part Two – Perestroika. Thursday July 27 at 7pm
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the Aids crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Part 1 opened at the end of October 1985.  As the play continues, it is December 1985. Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey.

Live: André Rieu: 2017 Maastricht concert, Sunday July 23 at 3pm
Known to millions as The King of Waltz, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. This year is a very special year because it is exactly 30 years since André started his Johann Strauss Orchestra in his Dutch home town of Maastricht. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and special guests.

 

Kids’ Club 

Despicable Me 3 (2D) & (3D) [U] 90 mins
The adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters and the Minions continue as they take on villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the 1980s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date. With the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Trey Parker.

All tickets £7 unless a Kids’ Club screening when the accompanying adult is free.

This runs for the first film at weekends. Great children’s films for just £7 and for every child ticket bough,t an adult goes free. Grab a Kids’ Club loyalty card, have it stamped five times and get your sixth ticket free.

Forthcoming special events at Rye Kino include

National Theatre Live: Yerma, Thursday August 31 at 7pm
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Olivier and Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s powerful masterpiece. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her 30s desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Royal Shakespeare Company Live: Titus Andronicus [12A] approx 180 mins including interval. Wednesday August 9 at 7pm
The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society. Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. David Troughton takes the title role in a production by Blanche McIntyre.

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL 2017
La Clemenza Di Tito. LIVE from Glyndebourne, Thursday August 3, at 6pm
Spurned by Tito, Vitellia seeks revenge. Besotted Sesto agrees to avenge her as a token of his love, but all does not go to plan. Mozart’s opera, loosely based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus, delivers all of the sublime musical beauty and heart-tugging humanity we expect of him. Australian tenor Steve Davislim makes his Glyndebourne debut as Tito, with Alice Coote as Vitellia and Kate Lindsey as Sesto.

Royal Opera House and Glyndebourne ticket prices: Adults £20, members and concessions £18, children 16 and under £12.50

For further information and booking visit Kino Rye or check the quick-view listings page.

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