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First Man
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Director: Damien Chazelle

Writers: Josh Singer (screenplay by), James R. Hansen (based on the book by)

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke 

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A Star Is Born
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

A Star Is Born

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.  Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. 

In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture.  Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally.  She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent.

Director: Bradley Cooper

Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay by), Bradley Cooper (screenplay by) 

Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott 

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Bohemian Rhapsody
Mar
28
7:30 PM19:30

Bohemian Rhapsody

The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985). Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Following Queen’s meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie’s solo career, the film also chronicles the band’s reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history.

Director: Bryan Singer

Writers: Anthony McCarten (story by), Peter Morgan (story by)

Stars: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee 

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The Greatest Showman - Free Family Film
Apr
7
3:00 PM15:00

The Greatest Showman - Free Family Film

Petworth Film House would like to invite children accompanied by a parent/guardian to attend a free film showing - all you have to do is leave feedback on the night! We want to know if you'd like to see families and children's films on a regular basis. 

Maximum 6 tickets per booking (online only).

The Greatest Showman - Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances. Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum (Jackman), the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Director: Michael Gracey

Writers: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Zac Efron​

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Edie
Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

Edie

83 year old Edie believes that it is never too late - packing an old camping bag, leaving her life behind and embarking on an adventure she never got to have - climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland.

Director: Simon Hunter

Writers: Simon Hunter (based on an idea by), Edward Lynden-Bell (story by), Elizabeth O'Halloran (screenplay) 

Stars: Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Paul Brannigan

Producer, Mark Stothert, will be giving a pre-show talk.

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Phantom Thread
Nov
22
7:30 PM19:30

Phantom Thread

Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson

Stars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville 

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The Bookshop
Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

The Bookshop

England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

Director: Isabel Coixet

Writers: Isabel Coixet (screenplay), Penelope Fitzgerald (novel)

Stars: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne

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The Happy Prince
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

The Happy Prince

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.

Director: Rupert Everett

Writer: Rupert Everett

Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson 

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Madame
Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

Madame

Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious ... See full summary »

Director:  Amanda Sthers

Writers:  Amanda Sthers (screenplay), Amanda Sthers (story) | 2 more credits »

Stars:  Toni ColletteHarvey KeitelRossy de Palma 

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The Death of Stalin
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

The Death of Stalin

The internal political landscape of 1950's Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin's collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives.

Director:  Armando Iannucci

Writers:  Armando IannucciDavid Schneider | 5 more credits »

Stars:  Steve BuscemiSimon Russell BealeJeffrey Tambor 

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Breathe
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Breathe

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

Director:  Andy Serkis

Writer:  William Nicholson (screenplay)

Stars:  Andrew GarfieldClaire FoyHugh Bonneville 

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Viceroy's House
Sep
14
7:30 PM19:30

Viceroy's House

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Director:  Gurinder Chadha

Writers:  Paul Mayeda Berges (script), Paul Mayeda Berges 

Stars:  Gillian AndersonMichael GambonHugh Bonneville

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Manchester by the Sea
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Manchester by the Sea

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.

Director:  Kenneth Lonergan

Writer:  Kenneth Lonergan

Stars:  Casey AffleckMichelle WilliamsKyle Chandler 

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Hacksaw Ridge
Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

Hacksaw Ridge

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director:  Mel Gibson

Writers:  Robert Schenkkan (screenplay), Andrew Knight (screenplay)

Stars:  Andrew GarfieldSam WorthingtonLuke Bracey 

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