John Clare Theatre

John Clare Theatre
Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1RX
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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Alexandra Dean
  • Cast: Hedy Lamarr, Mel Brooks, Diane Kruger, Peter Bogdanovich
  • UK release: 9 March 2018

Documentary about Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr, famed for her stunning screen presence but away from the camera, a skilled inventor; specifically, she devised a technique for frequency hopping which is now fundamental to wireless technology. Dean makes Lamarr the defining voice in her own story; a refreshing, determined and…

Thu 1 Nov

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

A Fantastic Woman

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • Chile
  • 1h 44min
  • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Cast: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco
  • UK release: 2 March 2017

Nightclub singer and trans woman Marina (Vega) is very much in love with her older boyfriend Orlando (Reyes), but then he unexpectedly dies after a fall at the apartment they share. Compassionate study of mourning, with a nuanced and commanding performance from Vega as the grieving lover, battling through dehumanisation…

Thu 18 Oct

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

Isle of Dogs

  • 5 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 41min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Wes Anderson
  • Cast: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, Fisher Stevens, Mari Natsuki, Harvey Keitel, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton
  • UK release: 30 March 2018

When the corrupt Mayor of Megasaki City sends all the dogs to Trash Island, his 12-year-old ward Atari (Rankin) goes there to find out what happened to his beloved Spots (Schreiber). Sensationally rendered stop-motion tribute to Japanese cinema, rich in detail and full of deadpan heroism and epic ineptitude. Delightful.

Thu 11 Oct

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

Loveless

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • Russia
  • 2h 7min
  • Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Cast: Maryana Spivak, Alexei Rozin, Matvey Novikov

Zhenya (Spivak) and Borisi (Rozin) can no longer stand the sight of each other, but then their 12-year-old son goes missing; even then it takes a while before they notice. Despairing portrait of modern Russia, in which people are so preoccupied with their own desires that everyone else is irrelevant.

Thu 27 Sep

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

The Nile Hilton Incident

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • Egypt
  • 1h 46min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tarik Saleh
  • Cast: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher
  • UK release: 2 March 2018

After a murder at Cairo’s Hilton hotel, detective Noredin (Fares) tries to investigate but experiences increasing pressure to drop the case. Fares is engaging as the wearily resigned detective, and a smart script distils the political issues of pre-revolutionary Egypt into his journey. A blistering police procedural with…

Thu 25 Oct

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

The Nothing Factory

  • 2017
  • Portugal
  • 1h 57min
  • Directed by: Pedro Pinho
  • Cast: José Smith Vargas, Carla Galvão, Njamy Sebastião

Pedro Pinho chronicles a bitter labour dispute sparked by the closure of a factory on the outskirts of Lisbon.

Thu 4 Oct

Peterborough Arts Cinema

01733 555323

  • 19:30

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