Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
In the 1940s – during World War II – an academic writer named Alice lives alone on the south coast of England, specifically interested in theories around myth and folklore. She is a recluse within the community, only interacting with others when it is absolutely necessary, and for the most part doesn’t get on with the locals, especially children. She’s therefore distraught to discover that she must take in a child evacuee from London called Frank, as everyone’s got to do their bit. Despite her protestations and initial misgivings about this, she begins to soften over time and the two form an unconventional friendship. Alice opens up to Frank about her past in which she was romantically involved with another woman, and he becomes interested in helping out with her work. Together they will discover so much about themselves, each other and the unexpected bond which connects them. ‘Summerland’ is a gentle drama which explores themes around war-time life, same-sex relationships throughout history and storytelling.
Biopic on Colette, a French author who fought for recognition when her novels were credited to her husband.
16+ years 112 mins
Available to stream
Charming family fantasy film following the adventures of two ten-year-old misfits, based on the popular novel.
7–14 years 93 mins
Bruno is kept in the dark by his Nazi commandant father about the neighbouring concentration camp, until he strikes up a friendship through the wire.
11+ years 90 mins
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Greta Gerwig directs the latest retelling of the classic American novel Little Women as Summerland is also released on DVD
Reading time 3 mins
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