Blue Sky Bangor
Thurs 23 March 17 Hunt for the Wilderpeople TaikaWaititi New Zealand 2016 101 Adventure/Comedy /Drama
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Quirky style and highly individual cast members make for a fascinating study of what life can be like for people on the edge of society. Lots of humanity, although often well hidden (and a few people in authority who would give those tormenting Daniel Blake a run for their money) make for a chase which has you on the edge of your seat right up to the last minute.Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When Ricky is threatened with a move to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family. Equal parts road comedy and rousing adventure story, director Taika Waititi masterfully weaves lively humor with emotionally honest performances by Sam Neill and Julian Dennison. A hilarious, touching crowd-pleaser that reminds us about the journey that growing up is (at any age), and those who help us along the way.
Occasional Cinema is a film society run by volunteers. Films are shown at the Caban, Brynrefail on the second Wednesday of the month and at the Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor on the fourth Thursday and unless stated otherwise start sometime after 7.30pm. We do not show films during the summer, but there are often summer films at the Caban. Membership is available on the door for a cost of £5 per lifetime: the first film is free, after this film entrance is £3.00.
Food is usually available from 6.30pm and a sophisticated clientele enjoy the wholesome food, reasonable price (about £10.00 for two courses) and excellent atmosphere.
Please, please make reservations for any meals - Caban 01286 685500, Blue Sky 01248 355444. You can't book a seat for the film only, which is on a first come first served basis. If you want a guaranteed seat you must book a meal.
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by Occasional Cinemaon: 21st March 2017
Occasional Cinema @Blue Sky - present 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' 21st March 2017
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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
Otto Bell UK/Mongolia 2016 87 mins G
This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Mongolian girl, as she trains to…read more
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