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Films showing at Rye Kino from Friday February 27 include :

This weeks’ featured film is the erotic, amusing, and deeply moving Fifty Shades of Grey, (pictured above) – a tale that will obsess you, possesses you and stay with you forever.. Sam Taylor-Johnson’s film is the hotly-anticipated and artfully-filmed adaptation of E L James’ bestselling book about the erotic relationship between a wealthy businessman, Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and a young student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson). Also starring Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk and Jennifer Ehle as Anastasia’s mother, Carla. 125 mins [18]

The Grand Budapest Hotel 100 mins [15]  Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Wes Anderson, and winner of 4 Oscars and 5 BAFTAs, The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of a legendary concierge Gustave H and his trusted lobby boy Zero Moustafa at a famous European hotel between the wars as they become embroiled in the theft of a priceless painting and a battle for an enormous family fortune. The dream cast includes Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe, Mathieu Amalric, F. Murray Abraham and Bill Murray.

Kino Arthouse:  Amour Fou 94 mins [12A] Subtitled  A compelling tale of love and life set in Berlin, in the Romantic Era. Young poet Heinrich wishes to conquer the inevitability of death through love. Meeting Henrietta, the wife of a business acquaintance, Heinrich’s offer of a joint suicide pact at first holds scant appeal, that is until she discovers that she is suffering from a terminal illness. From the director of Lourdes, Jessica Hausner.  All tickets £10.00 which includes a regular glass of wine, coffee or soft drink.

 Kids Club films – Paddington, Shaun the Sheep and Penguins of Madagascar  – great children’s films for only £6.50 and for every child ticket bought an adult goes free.

Featuring at the Rye Community Centre Film Club on Friday 06 March – Mr Turner;  Profoundly affected by the death of his beloved father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady, with whom he eventually lives in Chelsea. Throughout this period, he travels, paints, visits country aristocracy and remains an outspoken member of the Royal Academy of Arts and is both celebrated and reviled by both public and royalty alike, let alone his great contemporary John Constable. An award-winning performance from Timothy Spall (pictured below) and one of the finest films in Mike Leigh’s long career.  (7pm start, doors 6.30)

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More details of upcoming features from the Kino and Film Club websites