FILMS 17TH / 18TH AUGUST
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Two very different films this week:
Friday 17th August 9pm – A Life Less Ordinary (1997) – 15, 103 mins
Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor and Holly Hunter Genres: Drama | Romance | Comedy | Crime | Fantasy
Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in L.A. who takes his boss’ daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two “angels” who are in charge of human relationships on earth, offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together.
More information here – “A Life Less Ordinary (1997) IMDb”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119535/
Saturday 18th August 9pm – The Rite (2011)- 15, 114 mins
Director: Mikael Håfström Starring: Colin O’Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins and Ciarán Hinds Genres: Drama | Horror | Thriller
Michael, the son of a funeral director grows indifferent to his father and joins a Seminary. On his way to the course completion, he is overwhelmed by a strong lack of faith. His religious beliefs are further jolted when he sees a young girl haplessly dying in a road accident for whom he reluctantly performs the ritual to absolve her sins. His mentor still believes in him and urges him to go to Italy to take an exorcism course hoping that he it would strengthen his faith in Christianity. In Italy he attends a session from Father Xavier who soon becomes aware of his skepticism. As a result he sends him to an eminent Jesuit exorcist, Father Lucas, whose ways though questionable are quite effective. He witnesses the exorcism of a sixteen year old girl but still seems unconvinced. Father Lucas explains to him that it takes multiple sessions over a long stretch of time to completely free a victim from the demon…
More information here – “The Rite (2011) IMDb”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1161864/