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The Runaways (12A)

February 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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Dir. Richard Heap. UK 2019. 113 mins.

An atmospheric and uplifting celebration of childhood and family, The Runaways is a fantastic new road movie in the style of classic British adventure films.  After a family tragedy and the arrival on the scene of their wayward uncle, fresh from prison, three runaway children (including BAFTA winner Molly Windsor) and their two beach donkeys embark on a journey from Whitby across the North York Moors in a search for their estranged mother.  The ravishing beauty of the moors is on full display here as the siblings make their way through the countryside, avoiding the authorities and their uncle along the way…

Date: February 13, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Event CategoryScreenings