Autumn Season 2021

OCTOBER 15TH - DECEMBER 30TH

WELCOME BACK TO THE PICTURE PALACE. COME AND JOIN US FOR OUR AUTUMN SEASON OF FILMS. LOTS OF GREAT FILMS, OLD AND NEW TO CHEER US ALL UP AFTER THE LAST 18 MONTHS! BOOKING STARTS 4TH OCTOBER. PLEASE BOOK BY POST TO 1 BARTHOLOMEW GREEN, SOUTHWOLD. IP18 6JA OR BY EMAIL: BOXOFFICE@SOUTHWOLDCINEMA.CO.UK

STRICTLY FRED AND GINGER

Friday, 15 October, 2021

James Pyke's compilation of all the best dance sequences from the films, mainly from the RKO studios. Thanks also to Nick Wood and Nigel Hemming

Running Time:
TBC minutes
Year of Release:
Rated:
U

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THE SMALLEST SHOW ON EARTH

Saturday, 16 October, 2021

One of our favourite films featuring the refurbishment and running of a tiny cinema. With Peter Sellers, Margaret Rutherford, Bernard Miles, Leslie Phillips, Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna. "Old films Mr Spenser - classics you might call them". bw

Running Time:
80 minutes
Year of Release:
1957
Rated:
U

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THE LEGEND OF 1900

Friday, 22 October, 2021

To acknowledge the passing of Enrico Morricone, the great composer of film music (Cinema Paradiso etc), here is another great Tornatore film featuring a pianist (played by Tim Roth) who is born on, and never leaves, a transatlantic liner. Featuring an incredible piano duel with Jelly Roll Morton, this is a terrific film. Peter Vaughan is in it too.

Running Time:
169 minutes
Year of Release:
1998
Rated:
15

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THE COURIER

Saturday, 23 October, 2021

Benedict Cumberbatch as Greville Wynne, in the true story of a businessman who becomes caught up in a serious espionage drama.

Running Time:
112 minutes
Year of Release:
2020
Rated:
12A

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BEING THERE

Friday, 29 October, 2021

Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine in an extraordinary tale of an anonymous naive gardener who becomes a White House adviser. Arguably Sellers' greatest role.

Running Time:
130 minutes
Year of Release:
1979
Rated:
A

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BEST IN SHOW

Saturday, 30 October, 2021

A very funny film featuring Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara and a number of well-scrubbed dogs competing at the national dog show.

Running Time:
90 minutes
Year of Release:
2000
Rated:
12

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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Friday, 5 November, 2021

Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher as the icy Nurse Ratched, plus Danny de Vito and Christopher Lloyd. Concerned with mental health and questionable, institutional authority, this is a powerful drama but not without comedy.

Running Time:
133 minutes
Year of Release:
1975
Rated:
18

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NOMADLAND

Saturday, 6 November, 2021

Frances McDormand as Fern, who, following the failure of her business, embarks on a journey through the American west in her camper van, engaging with an itinerant community.

Running Time:
107 minutes
Year of Release:
2020
Rated:
12A

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BABY DRIVER

Friday, 12 November, 2021

Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Ansel Elgort in very entertaining musical car chase heist movie. 'Mozart in a Go Kart".

Running Time:
113 minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
15

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84, CHARING CROSS ROAD

Saturday, 13 November, 2021

Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft and Judi Dench in true 1950s bibliophile story featuring a New York writer and the manager of a London bookshop. Very good.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1987
Rated:
PG

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LE MANS 66

Friday, 19 November, 2021

Splendid film with Matt Damon and Christian Bale in the Ford versus Ferrari motor sports battle and the crucial involvement of British driver/engineer, Ken Miles.

Running Time:
152 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12A

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THE LAST BUS

Saturday, 20 November, 2021

Touching tale wherein Timothy Spall as pensioner Tom makes the most of his bus pass by travelling from John O'Groats to Land's End. With Phyllis Logan. Excellent.

Running Time:
86 minutes
Year of Release:
2021
Rated:
12A

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ANONYMOUS

Friday, 26 November, 2021

Roland Emmerich's atmospheric film of the Elizabethan theatre and the plausible theory that Edward de Vere wrote the plays attributed to William Shakespeare. With Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Elizabeth 1st.

Running Time:
130 minutes
Year of Release:
2011
Rated:
12A

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BALLOON

Saturday, 27 November, 2021

True story of a 1979 plan by two families to escape from East to west Germany using a homemade hot air balloon and risking detection by the Stasi. Thrilling. German with subtitles.

Running Time:
135 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
12A

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ALL MY LIFE'S BURIED HERE

Friday, 3 December, 2021

Touching documentary about George Butterworth, an English composer of great promise who perished tragically in WW1. He visited Southwold in 1910 with Ralph Vaughan Williams on a mission collecting folk songs and dances, footage of which is included.

Running Time:
97 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
U

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MOBY DICK

Saturday, 4 December, 2021

John Huston's classic film version of the Herman Melville novel with the great performance of Gregory Peck as Ahab. With james Robertson Justice and Orson Welles.

Running Time:
116 minutes
Year of Release:
1956
Rated:
U

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OUT OF AFRICA

Friday, 10 December, 2021

Robert Redford and Meryl Streep in the true story of Swedish writer Karen Blixen and her affinities with Africa and Denys Finch-Hatton. With Klaus Maria Blandayuer.

Running Time:
161 minutes
Year of Release:
1985
Rated:
PG

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GUYS AND DOLLS

Saturday, 11 December, 2021

Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Stubby Kaye in the classic musical based on the Damon Runyon tale. Great film - Luck be a Lady Tonight etc.

Running Time:
150 minutes
Year of Release:
1955
Rated:
A

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SCROOGE

Wednesday, 29 December, 2021

Alastair Sim as the redeemed Christmas Carol miser - with Michael Hordern as Marley's Ghost plus Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. Brilliant! bw

Running Time:
86 minutes
Year of Release:
1951
Rated:
U

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SCROOGE

Thursday, 30 December, 2021

Alastair Sim as the redeemed Christmas Carol miser - with Michael Hordern as Marley's Ghost plus Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. Brilliant! bw

Running Time:
86 minutes
Year of Release:
1951
Rated:
U

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2021 Season Dates

WINTER

N/A

SPRING

N/A

SUMMER

N/A

AUTUMN

15th October - 30th December

Seasons

The Society runs three ten week seasons a year, Autumn, Winter and Spring, with films on Friday and Saturday nights. Also a five week summer season showing films on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. There is a break of about three weeks between seasons with entertaining tours of the building being organised during those periods. Occasionally we have a one day Film Festival, recent examples being “Ealing”, “Hitchcock”, and “Westfest”. In the summer we usually have a silent film accompanied by Tom Horton at the organ.

Ticket Prices

Stalls - Front Row = £6.00

Stalls - B-H = £7.00

Circle = £8.00

Royal Box = £15.00

Membership is required to book tickets.

Become a member

We run as a club, but there is no waiting list and anyone over 16 can join. Under 16s can attend as guests. The annual subscription is £10 but you can join for a season for £3.

Take the tour

Entertaining tours of the building are organised in our out of season periods . Click here to find out when the next one is.