Bellbird is a 2019 New Zealand dramedy directed by Hamish Bennett (Directorial Debut), starring Marshall Napier, Annie Whittle, Cohen Holloway, Rachel House, Stephen Tamarapa, and Kahukura Retimana. It premiered in June last year in the Official Competition of the Sydney Film Festival.
A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.
The film follows Cecilia, who receives the news of her abusive ex-boyfriend’s suicide. She begins to re-build her life for the better. However, her sense of reality is put into question when she begins to suspect her deceased lover is not actually dead.
A shell-shocked photojournalist, haunted by what he has witnessed on assignment in Africa, returns home on the eve of becoming a father. When one of his photographs threatens to destroy a Sudanese refugee's new life, the two men are reunited by nightmare events from the past.
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Based on the work by Cecile Aubry
The beloved story of a boy and his dog continues in this heart-warming sequel to the 2013 hit, Belle & Sebastian which was based on the much-loved children’s book and later adapted into a popular French TV series.
It is September 1945. The village is celebrating the end of the war and Sebastian eagerly awaits the return of
Angelina. When news reaches them that her plane has crashed in the forest, the village’s joy turns to sadness as they all mourn her. All except for Sebastian’s caretaker, César - who believes she is still alive. He seeks out a man to help them find her and together, he, Sebastian and Belle embark on a journey that will see them face great danger and confront a secret that will change their lives forever.
With great characters, spectacular scenery and one very gorgeous dog, this French box office hit will entertain the whole family.
“…a movie of such humanity and grace that at every oment, you feel you're seeing something essential." Entertainment Weekly
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|Running Time||1hr 37m|
|Rating||PG | Parental Guidance|
|Cast||Félix Bossuet, Tchéky Karyo, Thierry Neuvic, Margaux Châtelier|
Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
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