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Delightfully funny British film

By Benalla Ensign

Screening this weekend is the is the delightfully funny, Finding Your Feet (M) starring Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie and Timothy Spall.

When ‘‘Lady’’ Sandra Abbot discovers that her husband of 40 years is having an affair she seeks refuge with her estranged Bohemian sister Bif in London.

Sandra is a fish out of water, but when Bif drags her along to a community dance class, step by step, Sandra finds the courage to reinvent herself.

Screening second is the latest Woody Allen film, Wonder Wheel (PG), starring Jim Belushi, Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake.

This most colourful production is probably the last release from filmmaker Woody Allen. The story centres around Ginny, a frustrated one-time actress and three characters.

Their complex lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s, with complications to follow.

These films will screen on Saturday, May 19, at 6pm and on Sunday, May 20, at 5pm.

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea and funny British film by supporting the wonderful work of the Red Cross volunteers at the Sunday, May 20, afternoon Fundraiser Matinée screening of Finding Your Feet at 1.30pm. Tickets are $18.

Screening on the weekend of Friday, May 25, Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, is the new Australian film, Sweet Country (MA15+), starring Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Matt Day and Hamilton Morris.

An Australian Western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s.

Justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farm hand shoots a white man in self defence and goes on the run. In response the police are called to hunt him down.

Screening at Swanpool Cinema for National Sorry Day 2018.

Screening second is the 2018 film, Mary Magdalene (M), a USA/UK/Australia production starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

This biblical biopic tells the story of Mary, a young woman in search of a new way of living.

Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary defies her conservative family to join a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth. She soon finds a place within the movement, on a journey that will lead to Jerusalem.

Come along to the Sunday matinee of Mary Magdalene and enjoy an extensive afternoon tea and film in support of the local Anglican Churches Fundraiser.

The film will screen at 1.30pm with afternoon tea following for just $18.

Swanpool Community Cinema Candy bar opens half an hour before screening time for cinema goers to enjoy real coffee or hot chocolate. Hot pastries can be ordered for an interval snack and there are always the delicious handmade choc-top ice-creams.

●For more information, visit www.swanpoolcinema.com.au or phone the cinema on (03)57682415.