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Cornwall film festival

Yossi (2012)

Yossi (Ohad Knoller) is a thirty something doctor in Tel Aviv who hides the fact he is gay from all around him. He is a workaholic and is a very melancholic character. When a middle-aged woman walks into the hospital he insists on treating…

Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

A film all about sound and set in one very claustrophobic location could be a disaster but Peter Strickland and the extremely talented Toby Jones ensure this is a riveting experience. Gilderoy (Toby Jones) is a documentary sound engineer…

Sightseers (2012)

From the director of Kill List (2011) comes an equally dark tale of love and murder. Written by comedians Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who also star in the film as the main couple at the centre of the story, Sightseers is darkly comic with…

Labyrinth (1986)

If you are a child of the Eighties then you will no doubt be familiar with this film. For many people this fantasy adventure film holds a special place in their nostalgic hearts. Whether this is due to David Bowie seductively playing the…

About Elly (2009)

From the director of last year’s awards success A Separation (2011), About Elly is an intriguing drama about a varied group of friends who go on a trip to the coast. At the centre of the group of friends is Sepideh (brilliantly played by…

Amour (2012)

Michael Haneke’s latest masterpiece is an honest depiction of life and death and will reaffirm your faith in love. Opening with a scene that stays with the viewer for the rest of the film, the majority of the story in Amour occurs before…

Cornwall Film Festival 2012

The 2012 Cornwall Film Festival kicked off in style with a Gala Screening of Michael Haneke’s poignant Amour (2012), setting the bar for the rest of the festival. This year the festival was extended from three days to four and showcased…

Cornwall Film Festival 2011

With a brand new location of the recently built Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay and a strong line-up of films this year, Cornwall Film Festival was bigger and better than ever for its 10th anniversary. This year the festival paid particular…