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This Weeks Featured Movies –
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The Dark Horse
129m (M)
Mrs Browns Boys: D’Movie
95m (M)
99m (M)
Jersey Boys
134m (M)
Sex Tape
96m (R16)
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Just a Sigh
106m (M) Contains sex scenes, offensive language & nudity

The always brilliant Emmanuelle Devos stars as Alix, a forty-three year old actress en route to Paris for an audition. With a broken mobile phone and a maxed-out credit card, Alix is momentarily loosened from the moorings that anchor her to modern life and to her boyfriend. A brief train conversation with an enigmatic stranger, Douglas (Irish star Gabriel Byrne), sets her on a path of spontaneous decisions with both the promise and the risk of new beginnings. Just a Sigh shows two charismatic stars in top form as they pursue an attraction in glances and tentative gestures. Their flirtation unfolds in real-time against a backdrop of vibrant Paris locations on World Music Day. Director Jérôme Bonnell masterfully conducts the sparkling repartee between Emmanuelle Devos and Gabriel Byrne with insight and affection. Combining the magic of Brief Encounter and Before Sunrise, Just a Sigh is mature, wryly humorous, and an ode to the ageless thrill of anticipation of a new and forbidden romance.

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Emmenuelle Devos, Jim Norton
Ernest and Celestine
76m (G)

Watercolour, hand-drawn animated tale set in a storybook Paris, about the unlikely friendship between a little mouse (destined for dentistry but yearning to be an artist) and a down on his luck bear (a poet and musician). Based on the children’s book by Belgian writer/illustrator Gabrielle Vincent and from the directors of the crazy stop-motion foreign chuckler A Town Called Panic. Nominated for Best Animated Film at the 2014 Oscars.
The film has been re-dubbed for English-speaking audiences with a voice cast including Forest Whitaker, William H. Macy and Lauren Bacall.

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall, William H. Macy, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Giamatti