Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Action and Adventure, Drama
T.S. Spivet is a ten-year-old cartographer and inventor who lives on a remote ranch in Montana with his cowboy father and scientist mother. After he comes up with a perpetual motion machine, he receives a call inviting him to Washington to receive a prestigious award from the Smithsonian Institute – who have no idea that he’s still only a child. Leaving a note for his parents, he boards a freight train and starts a cross-country adventure. The richly coloured film has been adapted from Reif Larsen’s novel with quirky charm and an undertow of melancholy by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the director who also brought us much-loved movie Amelie.
A heartwarming and charisma-packed story about a young woman who decides her mission in life is to spread happiness.
14+ years 117 mins
An 11-year-old girl discovers that she's adopted in this sweetly sentimental Canadian coming-of-age film.
11–14 years 91 mins
Available to stream
Coming-of-age comedy following Welsh schoolboy Oliver, who has two objectives; to lose his virginity and to stop his mother from leaving his father.
14+ years 93 mins
Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.
Encourage young people to think about the creative process with these films.
Reading time 4 mins
We explore how the New Zealand comedy-drama reaches beyond its odd-couple dynamic to highlight how creativity and humour can help people express themselves.
Reading time 4 mins
Part of a preview for new film The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, recently London students enjoyed a Q&A session with actress Helena Bonham Carter.
Reading time 3 mins
To mark Roald Dahl Day and the great storyteller's centenary, we explore his wide-reaching influence and consider what sort of films he might be making today.
Reading time 8 mins
We support the collective efforts of the industry and UK government to raise awareness of issues relating to copyright infringement.
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