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We can’t wait to bring our upcoming slate of films to cinemas around the country over the coming year. Here is a reminder of some of the remarkable films we have coming up.


In cinemas November 21

Director: Mirrah Foulkes

Cast: Mia Wasikowska (Maps to the Stars, Tracks), Damon Herriman (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)

In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy’s superior puppeteering, but Punch’s driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to an inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.


In cinemas December 26

Director: Céline Sciamma (Girlhood)

Cast: Adéle Haenel (BPM), Noémie Merlant

One of the best reviewed films of the year and winner of the coveted Best Screenplay and Queer Palm awards at the Cannes Film Festival, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE is an intimate and deeply affecting period drama about freedom, love and desire. Marianne is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse – a reluctant bride to be. Intimacy grows between the women as they share Héloïse’s first and last moments of freedom.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Ben Lawrence

Cast: Hugo Weaving (The Dressmaker, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Andrew Luri, Hayley McElhinney, Bolude Watson

A war photographer has just returned home to prepare for his latest exhibition when a South Sudanese refugee appears at his door with a request – that he not exhibit any photographs of the massacre in his village, taken 15 years earlier. What emerges is an unlikely friendship between the two men. As their bond develops a startling revelation sets them on an unexpected path.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: John Chester

Two dreamers and a dog embark on an odyssey to bring harmony to their lives and to the land, moving to a 200 acre property and naively endeavoring to build a farm that is in complete coexistence with nature.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Kasimir Burgess

Cast: Michael Leunig

With exclusive and intimate access, THE LEUNIG FRAGMENTS will entertain, engage and enliven audiences with a revealing portrait of an enigmatic artist who just happens to be a household name.


In Cinemas August 2020

Director: Dean Parisot (Fun With Dick & Jane)

Cast: Keanu Reeves (The Matrix Franchise,The John Wick Franchise), Alex Winter, Samara Weaving, William Sadler

Two would-be rockers from San Dimas, California were once told they’d save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, but find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Curtis Vowell

Cast: Rose Matafeo (The Breaker Upperers), Matthew Lewis (The Harry Potter Franchise)

BABY, DONE follows the story of Zoe, an arborist who becomes pregnant to her long-term boyfriend Tim. She subsequently freaks out, comically and tragically trying to avoid the inevitable: turning into a mum.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing)

Cast: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception), Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman)

This new film from Academy Award®-winner Aaron Sorkin is based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven defendants charged with conspiracy after the counter-cultural protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The story is set in the ’60s, but speaks to the divisiveness of our times and how young people can take power and change the world.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Michael Winterbottom (The Trip series)

Cast: Steve Coogan (Stan & Ollie), Rob Brydon (Holmes & Watson)

Two of Britain’s best-loved comedic actors are back, as they eat their way around the Greek islands. Seasoned with laughter, impressions and scintillating conversation, THE TRIP TO GREECE is sure to satisfy viewers’ palettes as the duo lock horns over tragedy, comedy, myth and history.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck)

Cast: Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns, A Quiet Place), Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades franchise), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Christopher Walken (Jersey Boys, Pulp Fiction)

WILD MOUNTAIN THYME is Academy Award®-winner John Patrick Shanley’s adaptation of his Broadway smash hit Outside Mullingar. Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan play star-crossed lovers, whose families are caught in a feud over land that separates their two farms. A madcap love story with soaring lyricism, WILD MOUNTAIN THYME is set against the breath-taking landscapes of rural Ireland, where everyone is half mad with loneliness or love. The film milks the lyrical beauty of the iconic Celtic song Wild Mountain Thyme which has been covered by artists including: George Harrison, Van Morrison, Rod Stewart and most recently Ed Sheeran.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Stephen Johnson (Yolngu Boy)

Cast: Simon Baker (Breath, The Mentalist), Callan Mulvey (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jack Thompson (The Man from Snowy River), Caren Pistorius (The Light Between Oceans), Ryan Corr (Holding the Man)

Set in 1910s Northern Australia and inspired by true events. A young Aboriginal man orphaned in childhood is recruited by a former soldier to track down the most dangerous outlaw in the territory – his uncle.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Sally Aitken

Cast: Valerie Taylor, Ron Taylor

The extraordinary life story of pioneering scuba diver Valerie Taylor. A fearless marine maverick whose passion for sharks knows no bounds.


In Cinemas 2020

Director: Christopher Nelius

Cast: Layne Beachley, Nick Carroll, Rochelle Ballard, Frieda Zamba, Pam Burridge

The untold story of how a band of renegade surfer girls in the 1980s fought to create their own professional sport, changing surf culture forever. Featuring exclusive interviews with: Layne Beachley, Nick Carroll, Rochelle Ballard, Frieda Zamba and Pam Burridge, THE SIDE SHOW is the inspiring, true story of how women’s surfing became the multi-billion dollar industry it is today.

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