THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF THE FAKIRThe extraordinary voyage of a fakir

    COMEDY, DRAMA, FANTASY -  English and French

    Session times: Thursday 11 April -11.00am

                         Sunday    14 April - 1.00pm



Based on the bestselling novel, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir, who got trapped in an Ikea wardrobe, and starring Bollywood star Dhanush, this magnificently entertaining romp follows Aja, a feisty character raised in the slums of Mumbai, as he journeys to Paris in search of his long lost father. Spanning everywhere from Spain to Libya to Italy, Aja’s travels encompass Bollywood dance numbers, European starlets, and an unexpected trip inside… you guessed it, an Ikea wardrobe. Keeping a rollicking pace, “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir” is a sweet, feel-good journey playing like a magic realist mix between Slumdog Millionaire and Around the World in 80 Days.

“An extremely feel-good migration movie… mixing magical realism, deadpan comedy, musical numbers and moments of tear-jerking drama” The Hollywood Reporter




 Session times: Friday 12 April - 2.00pm

                     Sunday 14 April - 3.30pm



Françoise has just been abandoned by her husband for a much younger woman. Her daughters, Rose and Alice, decide to take her on a resort getaway to help cheer her up and celebrate her 60th birthday. With an authentic eye on mother-daughter relationships, this wholly female-led film from writer-director Fast-paced, bawdy and packed with hilarious one-liners, “Dumped” is a feel-good blast of fresh air for audiences of all ages.

“An entertaining cinematic excursion that you won’t want to come back from” Cinema Perspective






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