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Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Even when we feel anger towards our parents, how do we make sure that we don't end up like them? That is the question at the heart of Affliction, a powerful tale set in a typical American small-town. Wade Whitehouse seems to have his life under control - a good job as the local sheriff, a kind-hearted girlfriend, and a respected place in the community. But under the surface, Wade is in turmoil, still troubled by the memory of growing up with his father, a foul-tempered drunk who still lives in town himself. Featuring screen legend James Coburn as Wade's father, and an unforgettable turn from Nick Nolte as Wade, this is a well-made and haunting piece of drama.
Gilbert looks after his mother and younger brother, with his job under threat, in this touching drama of young responsibility.
11+ years 118 mins
Glossy melodrama from director Douglas Sirk about two single mothers - one black, and one white - facing prejudice in the pre-civil-rights-era US.
11+ years 121 mins
Drama with comic moments about a recovering drug addict who returns home from rehab for her sister's wedding.
14+ years 108 mins
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