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Saturday Cinema – R&W Festival Fundraiser – STORM BOY [PG]
23 March, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
READERS & WRITERS FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER
Adventure / Drama / Family ‧ 1h39m
A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale. ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives. Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.
Cast: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Finn Little
**** ‘Simply unforgettable! With its themes of nurturing, love and survival, this beautiful film is one you must not miss.’ – Louise Keller / Urban Cinefile
PLEASE NOTE: A technical issue with the raked seating means that only FLAT FLOOR SEATING will be available for this screening.
Tables and chairs will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own bean bags if preferred.
ALL TICKETS – $8
Book online (up to 1h before screening) or buy tickets from the cinema’s box office on the evening.
Doors open 30 minutes before screening time. Enter from the rear of the venue, closest to Gloucester Park parking bays.