Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
You wouldn't expect a film about serious illness to be much fun, but Dark Victory is no one-note misery fest - even though it aims to have its audience in floods of tears by the end. Made during one of Hollywood's greatest eras, it's the story of a rich young woman who learns that she has a brain tumour. Bette Davis is brilliant as the woman going from carefree party girl to bitter drunk to dealing with her situation - and equally convincing at every stage.
Outsider-by-choice and keen amateur filmmaker Greg is mortified when his mother forces him to befriend a seriously ill classmate.
11+ years 98 mins
Hugely popular, touchingly sad drama about the life-long friendship between two very different women, a singing star and a top lawyer.
11+ years 118 mins
Moving true story of writer Dominique Bauby's stroke, which left him paralysed except for his left eye, with which he was able to dictate his memoir.
14+ years 107 mins
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