4 Oct 1995 Director: Antonia Bird UK 1994 103 min An idealistic young priest arrives to work in inner city Liverpool. Deeply troubled by his sexuality, he struggles with his vow of celibacy as he embarks on a homosexual affair which leaves him racked with guilt. Written by Jimmy McGovern (Brookside, Cracker), Priest is a… Continue reading Priest

High Heels

15 Nov 1995 Director: Pedro Almodovar USA 1991 114 min Awaiting the arrival of her actress mother in Madrid airport, a young woman reminisces about events from her childhood and her stepfather’s death – for which she was responsible. Now married, she is unaware that her husband is her mother’s former lover. It transpires that… Continue reading High Heels

Muriels Wedding

13 Dec 1995 Director: P.J.Hogan Australia 1994 105 min Muriel commits the social crime of wearing a stolen leopard skin dress to a local wedding and is rejected by her family and friends who populate the small Australian town of Porpoise Spit. Breaking out, Muriel goes on a spending spree and whilst on holiday teams… Continue reading Muriels Wedding

Madness Of King George

10 Jan 1996 Director: Nicholas Hytner UK, USA 1994 110 min Re-titled from the play The Madness of George III (so Americans would not ask to see I and II), this film is an ebullient tragic-comedy adapted by Alan Bennett from his own stage play. It is a ribald romp through the royal courtyards of… Continue reading Madness Of King George

House Of Angels

24 Jan 1996 Director: Colin Nutley Sweden 1992 126 min A nightclub singer from the big city arrives, with her biker boyfriend, to take possession of the rural community’s largest house left to her by an eccentric grandfather. She hasn’t the faintest idea what she is getting into, but blithely pursues a serene course through… Continue reading House Of Angels

Tous Les Matins Du Monde

21 Feb 1996 Director: Alain Corneau France 1993 104 min During the reign of Louis XIV, eminent court musician Marin Marais (Gerard Depardieu) reflects on his career, in particular reminiscing about his days as a student of the brilliant Saint Colombe, whose magnificent melancholy compositions were inspired by his undying love for his dead wife.… Continue reading Tous Les Matins Du Monde