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FILM – Chauvel Cinema: Session Times 3 – 9 Sept 2009

September 3, 2009toSeptember 9, 2009

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  • Session Times

PONYO ON THE CLIFF BY THE SEA (G)
The latest masterpiece from Academy Award-winning writer/director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Princes Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle) took its inspiration from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. SCREENING IN ORIGINAL JAPANESE LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES AT CHAUVEL!
Thu/Fri & Tue        12.50, 2.50, 4.45, 7.00pm
Sat            12.50, 2.50, 4.45, 7.00, 8.30pm
Sun            12.50, 2.50, 4.45, 7.00, 8.30pm
Mon            12.50, 2.50, 4.45, 8.40pm
Wed            12.35, 2.35, 4.35, 7.00pm

TYSON (M)
From James Toback, TYSON is a stylistically inventive portrait of the eponymous former heavy-weight boxing champion. Through a mixture of original interviews, archival footage and photos, a surprisingly complex depiction of the man, the legend, the truth emerges. A no-holds-barred portrait of Tyson in his own words.
“It is elemental, essential viewing” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Thu/Fri     & Sun & Wed    1.30, 3.20, 9.00pm
Sat            1.30, 3.20, 9.00pm
Mon            12.30, 2.20, 9.10pm
Tue            1.30, 3.20pm

THE COVE (M)
Audience Award – Voted Best Film! 2009 Sydney & Sundance Film Festivals. In this pulse-pounding thriller, a crack-team of divers, activists and special effects experts infiltrate a secret cove in Japan to expose one of history’s most shocking and unimaginable crimes against nature.
“A cross between Flipper and the Bourne Identity” Rolling Stone
Thu            11.00, 5.10, 9.10pm
Fri/Sat            11.00, 5.10,6.40pm
Sun            11.00, 5.10, 6.40pm
Mon            11.00, 4.10pm
Tue            11.00, 5.10, 9.00pm
Wed            10.45, 5.10, 9.10pm

RUDO & CURSI (M)
Beto (Diego Luna) and Tato (Gael Garcia Bernal) are brothers who work at a banana plantation and also play soccer for the village team. Reuniting the team behind Y Tu Mama Tambien, this is an engaging, vivacious and beautifully played tale.
Thu-Sun & Tue/Wed (final)   11.30am
Mon            10.30am

Commencing Thursday Sep 10:
ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (PG)
In his first documentary since Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog, accompanied only by his cameraman, traveled to Antarctica, to speak with the one thousand men and women who risk their lives and sanity in search of cutting edge science, and to discover the raw beauty of the ultimate Down Under.

CONTACT (rating TBC)
In 1964 Yuwali was 17 when her first contact with “whitefellas” was filmed, and the traditional way of life she led came to an abrupt end. Now 62 she tells the story behind the footage. An extraordinary and emotional new documentary from local filmmakers Bentley Dean and Martin Butler.

EXCLUSIVE Q&A SCREENINGS! BOOK NOW!
Be the first to see two terrific new Australian features and meet the filmmakers at the Chauvel!
6.30pm Wed 9 September – VAN DIEMEN’S LAND (M)
Screening followed by live Q&A with director Jonathan Auf Der Heide and star Oscar Redding. Regular pricing applies.
A dark gothic tale based on the infamous confessions of Alexander Pearce, Australia’s most notorious convict.
6.30pm Thu 10 September – CONTACT (rating TBC)
Opening Night Screening, followed by live Q&A with directors Bentley Dean & Martin Butler. Regular pricing applies.
In 1964 Yuwali was 17 when her first contact with “whitefellas” was filmed, and the traditional way of life she led came to an abrupt end. Now 62 she tells the story behind the footage.

Starts next Friday!
GO, GO! KILL! KILL!
A Russ Meyer Retrospective.
Sep 11-Oct 9!
Discover cinema’s undisputed king of sexploitation, camp humour, sly satire & ample-breasted actresses.
8.30pm Friday Nights!
Sep 11: Beneath the Valley of the Ultra Vixens (R18+)
Sep 18: Vixen (R18+)
Sep 25: Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (M)
Oct 2: Up! (R18+)
Oct 9: Supervixens (R18+)

Tickets: $16.50/13.50 conc/movie club/2ser
5 films for just $50.00. Advance tickets now on sale – full details & tix online!

CINEMATHEQUE
Monday 6.30pm
SAVAGE INNOCENTS (1960) (PG)
Dir: NICHOLAS RAY
Ray’s ‘culture-clash’ drama stars Anthony Quinn as Inuk, an Eskimo hunter in the frozen Canadian tundra. He’s a loner amongst outsiders (in common with other Ray heroes) in a harsh utopia threatened by Western civilisation with its imposed laws and attendant technology.
Tix $18/15 (Valid 4 wks + guest free!)

Direct from New York!
THE NY METROPOLITAN OPERA 09/10
The new season of the Met’s groundbreaking series will present 9 transmissions in 2009–10. Season opens with Puccini’s TOSCA on 24th Oct 2009.

Tickets: $27 general, $24 senior/student
Now on sale! in person, ph 1300 306 776 or online 24hrs via www.mca-tix.com
Full details: www.chauvelcinema.net.au/met

UK’S NATIONAL THEATRE – DIRECT FROM LONDON!
The second production of NT Live, Marianne Elliot’s staging of Shakespeare’s wondrous, bittersweet story.
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (G)
Sat (Oct 17) 1.00pm & Sun (Oct 18) 1.00pm
Tickets: $25 general, $23 senior/student
Now on sale! in person, ph 1300 306 776 or online.

Chauvel Cinema Cnr Oxford Street & Oatley Road, Paddington
Info Line: 02 9361 5398           Groups 20+ ONLY:  02 9339 0348
Book online! WWW.CHAUVELCINEMA.NET.AU

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