New Movie releases in UK cinemas from 22, April 2022

Playground SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
When Nora witnesses Abel being bullied by other kids, she rushes to protect him. But Abel forces her to remain silent. Caught in a conflict of loyalty, Nora tries to find her place, torn between children’s and adult’s worlds. Director : Laura Wandel
Distributor: New Wave
Genres: Drama
Where to Find It: In Cinemas
Stars: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss
The Wall of Shadows   SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
The Sherpa family break a taboo and take part in the Himalayan expedition to Kumbhakarna,the holiest of mountains, to earn money for their son’s school and cut him from their tradition. They accompany the leading world class alpinists. Director: Eliza Kubarska
Distributor: Toll Stories
Genres : Documentary
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : N/A
Ennio  SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
Israel and Palestine: time to call time on the conflict? This Doc Feature is an extraordinary, balanced and heart-wrenching examination of the Isreali-Palestinian conflict – never before presented. Ancient and recent history, geopolitical issues, psychology and a deeply personal journey challenge what we think we know. Director : Gillian Mosely
Distributor : Dogwoof
Genres : Documentary
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : N/A
Happening  SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
An adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s. Director : Audrey Diwan
Distributor : Picturehouse Entertainment
Genres : Drama
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Luàna Bajrami
Firebird  SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
Firebird follows a handsome, soulful young soldier who embarks on a clandestine sexual affair with a charismatic fighter pilot on a Soviet Air Force Base at the height of 1970’s Communist rule. Director : Peeter Rebane
Distributor : Jade Films
Genres : Drama, Romance
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars  : Tom Prior, Oleg Zagorodnii, Diana Pozharskaya
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent  SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
In this action-packed comedy, Nicolas Cage plays Nick Cage, channeling his iconic characters as he’s caught between a superfan (Pedro Pascal) and a CIA agent (Tiffany Haddish). Director : Tom Gormican
Distributor : Lionsgate
Genres : Action, Comedy, Crime
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish
Saint Narcisse  SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
When a young man who thought his mother was dead discovers that she may still be alive, he goes on a quest to find her. His journey takes him to a remote cabin in the woods where his mother lives in exile with a mysterious young woman. Director : Bruce La Bruce
Distributor : Picadillo Pictures
Genres : Comedy, Drama, Romance
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : Félix-Antoine Duval, Tania Kontoyanni, Alexandra Petrachuk
Jersey SYNOPSIS FILM CREDITS
After 40 years of solitude, a spirited elderly hermit opens his life to young female director as he tackles ill health, a declining memory, and questions whether he can live out his last years in the wilderness he calls home. Director : Lizzie MacKenzie
Distributor : Yeah Raj Films
Genres : Documentary
Where to Find It : In Cinemas
Stars : Ken Smith

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