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.
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.
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Laid up with a broken leg after an accident, Philip Chase (Love, Simon’s Nick Robinson) is now living back at home with his mother Charlene (Amy Ryan) in upstate New York. It’s been five years since the death of Philip’s brother Ronnie, a devastating blow that has torn the Chase family apart.
However, everything changes and barely healed wounds are re-opened when they receive an unexpected visit from Ronnie’s former girlfriend, Melissa (Margaret Qualley). Melissa is heavily pregnant and the father, she insists, is Ronnie. Could it be that Melissa is giving birth to Ronnie’s child? Stranger things have happened. Their desperate search for answers takes them on a poignant and emotional journey where the truth is altogether more alarming…
Also starring Greg Kinnear, Brian Cox and Blythe Danner and based on the Best-selling novel of the same name, STRANGE BUT TRUE will keep you guessing until the very end.
“An atmospheric thriller with a noir-ish undertow” – Hollywood Reporter
“Suspenseful, thrilling, and packed with excellent performances” - Entertainment Focus
“visceral and deep-fried thrills of southern Gothic” - Eye for Film
“brilliantly acted” – HeyUGuys
|Running Time||1hr 36m|
|Rating||M | Mature themes, violence and coarse language|
|Cast||Amy Ryan, Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, Blythe Danner|
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