Close Encounters of the Third Kind is Steven Spielberg's extraordinary film about a man named Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) who becomes obsessed with meeting extraterrestrials after encountering a UFO on an abandoned road one night. Against the wishes of his wife (Teri Garr) and children, Neary, along with another witness to the sighting (Melinda Dillon), travels to a mysterious mountain where the government has built a landing strip hoping to attract the aliens. Director François Truffaut co-stars as Claude Lacombe, one of the organizers of the project. No one who has seen the film has ever looked at a plate of mashed potatoes the same way again.
A remastered version in Blu-Ray format uprated to 4K for this showing, stunning images
Friday 27th 7.30pm
THE SENSE OF AN ENDING(Cert 15)
Dir: Ritesh Batra UK 2017 108 mins
Tony Webster divorced and retired, leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that the mother of his university girlfriend, Veronica , left in her will a diary kept by his best friend who dated Veronica after she and Tony parted ways.
Tony’s quest to recover the diary, now in the possession of an older but equally as mysterious Veronica, forces him to revisit his flawed recollections of his friends and of his younger self.
As he digs deeper into his past, it all starts to come back; the first love, the broken heart, the deceit, the regrets, the guilt. Can Tony bear to face the truth and take responsibility for the devastating consequences of actions he took so long ago?