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.
Located in the heart of Newtown on cosmopolitan King Street, Dendy Newtown offers you ten state-of-the-art cinemas in stylish comfort and surroundings.
We show the latest and best in quality movies, and offer a world of experiences for all cinema goers.
Head past the crowds to the priority queue to collect your tickets, then be invited into the exclusive Dendy Lounge bar. Here you can enjoy food from our seasonal gourmet menu, expertly matched with a selection of local and international beer and wine. It's the perfect environment to unwind before your movie.
Once inside the cinema, it’s all about comfort. Relax in the extra-wide leather seats with adjustable foot rests. Personal tables allow you to enjoy your tasty meal and beverages while you watch your movie.
Newtown Station is but a short jaunt to the cinema.
Plenty of buses travel along King Street and stop right outside the cinema.
Dendy Newtown has a paid parking car park limited to 20 available spaces.
All cinemas are wheelchair accessible. Please use the lift on the Ground Floor. Cinemas 1-4 are located on Level 1 and Cinemas 5-10 are located on Level 3. Accessible bathrooms are located on the Ground Floor and on Level 3.
For our hearing and vision impaired guests, Dendy offers accessible cinema so you can enjoy the entire cinematic experience via your own personal device and sit anywhere in the cinema. Please see staff at the box office to collect the equipment and note the equipment is subject to availability (you will need to leave a form of ID to ensure the safe return of the equipment). If you need any assistance with the set-up to the Closed Caption or Audio system, please ask a Dendy Cinemas team member and we will be happy to help.
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