Ok, so most people will probably go to Solo, but really they should go to the Breadwinner! It’s not a classic week for film, but there are a few worth seeing so check them out below…
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Lean On Pete
4. On Chesil Beach
3. Citizen Lane
1. The Breadwinner
A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Director: Nora Twomey
Writers: Anita Doron (screenplay), Deborah Ellis (screen story)
Stars: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus
Based on Ian McEwan’s novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Director: Dominic Cooke
Writers: Ian McEwan (screenplay), Ian McEwan (novel)
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff
During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.
Director: Ron Howard
Writer: Lawrence and Jonathan Kazdan
Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson
Show Dogs – 23% on Rotten Tomatoes
Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
Director: Raja Gosnell
Writers: Max Botkin, Marc Hyman
Stars: Alan Cumming, Natasha Lyonne, Will Arnett
Zama – 94% on Rotten Tomatoes
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Director: Lucrecia Martel
Writers: Antonio Di Benedetto (based on the novel by), Lucrecia Martel
Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele