Croft Films – Spring/Summer Season

We have a varied and very powerful collection of films for you this season with a good sprinkling of comedy

Amazing cinema in the middle of Hungerford, £5 ticket and a cheap bar.

See films as they are meant to be seen on the Big Screen and with 5.1 sound

Bring friends, meet new friends, bump into old friends

Under 18’s are free normal Film Certificate rules apply

Fri 18 Jan – Film – Pandora’s Box

The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naïve young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. One of the great silent films, GW Pabst’s Pandora’s Box is renowned for its sensational storyline, sparkling Weimar-period setting and the legendary, lead performance from its iconic star Louise Brooks. Following the… Continue reading →

Fri 1 Feb – Film – The Happy Prince

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humour 2018 Cert 15 1hr 45min Directed by and starring Rupert Everett Also starring Colin Firth, Emily Watson Buy Tickets… Continue reading →

Fri 15 Feb – Call Me By Your Name

A transcendent tale of first loveB Buy Tickets In northern Italy in the early 1980s, amid lush Mediterranean landscapes of a serene and golden summer, 17-year-old Elio (Timotheé Chalamet) visits the family’s summer villa to spend his vacation with his father, a Greco- Roman professor of culture, his translator mother, Annella, and an American doctoral… Continue reading →

Fri 1 Mar – Zama

Unhurried pace and great beauty Buy Tickets Based on a novel written in the 1950s by Antonio Di Benedetto about Don Diego de Zama, a 17th-century Spanish colonial officer settled in Asunción, who desperately awaits a transfer to Buenos Aires – a transfer that never comes, from letters that have never been written. Meanwhile life… Continue reading →

Fri 15 Mar – Mama Mia! Here We Go Again

Enjoy the party, join the party… Buy Tickets Five years after Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Discover Donna’s (Meryl Streep, Lily James) young life, and experience the fun she had with the three possible dads of Sophie (Amanda Seyfried). As… Continue reading →

Fri 5 Apr – Breathe

Equally heartwarming and heartbreaking Buy Tickets When Robin is struck down by polio at theage of 28, he is confined to a hospital bedand given only a few months to live. With the help of his wife Diana’s twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin and Diana… Continue reading →

Fri 26 Apr – Cold War (Polish)

An impossible love story Buy Tickets There is something both haunting and devastating about Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War, which is set in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris. Filmed entirely in stylish black and white, the film describesan atmospheric, tense and achingly sad love story that spans over a decade in the life of Victor… Continue reading →

Fri 3 May – Funny Cow

Compelling British drama Buy Tickets Maxine Peake dominates the screen as starof this tough, streetwise film about a fictional female club comedienne fighting her way to the top, or at least to the middle. Set in 1970s Britain, when sexism and racism were rife and where comics might well have to perform after a surreally… Continue reading →

Fri 17 May – Leave No Trace

Uplifting and sometimes heartbreaking Buy Tickets Will suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from his time in the military. He cannot function in society, so for years he has lived quietly in the forests of Oregon with his 13-year-old daughter Thomasina. The film charts their sudden tangle with the authorities (for squatting on public land), their… Continue reading →

Fri 7 Jun – The Wife

Portrait of a marriage Buy Tickets Joan Castleman (Glenn Close), is a highly intelligent and striking lady who for 40 years has been the perfect, devoted wife, sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her husband Joe’s ( Jonathan Pryce) skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses with grace and… Continue reading →

Fri 21 Jun – The Guardians (French)

Drama of love, loss and resilience Buy Tickets Set during the years when World War 1 devastated France, the battle front only makes two dreamlike appearances in director Xavier Beauvois’ meticulously crafted, slow-paced drama. Instead the focus is on a family farm and the women who have been left behind to manage alone while the… Continue reading →

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