May 14th ,
3:21 pm @
EL PRADO SITGES : Cine Club Sitges
- TAKE SHELTER: 16th May – Thursday 20:30
121 min – Drama | Thriller
Starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain.
Award-winning film from director Jeff Nichols.
Michael Shannon gives a powerhouse performance and the purposefully subtle filmmaking creates a perfect blend of drama, terror, and dread.
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
- BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD: 30th May – Thursday 20:30
93 min – Drama | Fantasy
Beasts of the Southern Wild is a fantastical, emotionally powerful journey and a strong case of filmmaking that values imagination over money.
Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
- SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN: 13th June – Thursday 20:30
86 min – Documentary | Biography | Music
A fascinating portrait of a forgotten musical pioneer, Searching for Sugar Man is by turns informative and mysterious.
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez.
- SHINE: 27th June – Thursday 20:30
105 min – Biography | Drama | Music
Featuring a strong performance from Geoffrey Rush, Shine succeeds in telling a compelling, inspirational story without resorting to cheap sentimentality.
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.