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Films showing from Friday, August 4, at Rye Kino

The Big Sick [15] 120 mins
Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail who meets graduate student Emily after one of his stand-up sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents whom he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart. Starring Kumail  Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and Holly Hunter.

Tommy’s Honour [PG] 112 mins
A delightful film based on the true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom Morris and “Young” Tommy Morris, the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf. As their fame grew exponentially, Tom and Tommy, Scotland’s Golf Royalty, were touched by drama and personal tragedy. Directed by Jason Connery and starring Peter Mullan, Jack Loden, Sam Neill and Ophelia Lovibond.

Dunkirk [12A] 106 mins
Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan’s spectacular Second World War drama told from three different perspectives – land, air and sea. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with Cillian Murphy, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles and James D’Arcy.

Kino Fright Night:
The Ring (2002) [15]. Friday August 4, 8pm 

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.

Kids’ Club 

Captain Underpants [U] 89 mins
The story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotise their head-teacher into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dim-witted superhero named Captain Underpants. With the voices of Kevin Hart, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch and Ed Helms.

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

This runs for the first film at weekends and at various other times (see quick-view listings page). Great children’s films for just £7 and for every child ticket bought, 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 Opera House Live: The Magic Flute, from Covent Garden, Wednesday September 20, 7:15pm 
Mozart’s glorious opera is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets  by John Macfarlane. Conducted by Julia Jones and starring Mauro Peter, Siobhan Stagg and Roderick Williams.

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

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