Millbank Movies

Movies have come to The Millbank Theatre!

Details and teaser trailers are below See something you like? Bring a friend along!

During the restrictions due to Covid please make sure to you book online inadvance of attending the theatre.

I Never Cry

14th Sept 2021

8PM

€7 (+ booking fee)

Rebellious Polish teenager Ola is determined to get her driving licence and receive the car promised to her by her estranged father, who works in Ireland. But when a phone call brings news that herfather has died in an accident, Ola, as the only member of her family fluent in English, must travel alone to Dublin to arrange repatriation of his body and sort out the necessary paperwork. Alone in an unfamiliar country,the 17-year-old’st rip takes her on apersonal and emotional journey, as she begins to learn more about the father she never really knew, and finds more understanding than she realised she was looking for.

Festivals:

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2020

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Awards:

Winner-Michael Dwyer Discovery Prize, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Quotes:

“★★★★Piotr Domalewski’s second feature is a powerful, thought-provoking film. ...It is nevermawkish, sometimes funny, always interesting.”-Áine O’Connor, The Sunday Independent

“★★★★A Polish-Irish comedy of difference with a revelatory lead.”-Donald Clarke,The Irish Times

Director: Piotr Domalewski

Cast: Zofia Stafiej, Kinga Preis, Arkadiusz Jakubik

Length: 97minutes

Here We Are

28th Sept 2021

8PM

€7 (+ booking fee)

Aharon has dedicated his life to caring for his autistic son, Uri, sacrificing his career and personal relationships. They have lived together quietly and harmoniously, spending their days in a comforting routine for Uri. With Uri approaching adulthood, his mother feels it’s time for him to move into a residential home with his peers, an idea Aharon strongly opposes. As the date approaches for Uri to visit his new home, adesperate Aharon decides to run away with his son, so that they can remain together until Uri is prepared for their separation. But is it really Uri who is not ready?

Featuring excellent performances, this is a poignant story of a father’s exceptional bond with his autistic son.

Festivals:

Cannes Film Festival 2020

Toronto International Film Festival 2020

Awards:

Winner-Best Director, Israeli Academy of Film And Television’s Ophir Awards2020

Winner-Best Screenplay, Israeli Academy of Film And Television’s Ophir Awards2020

Winner-Best Actor,Israeli Academy of Film And Television’s Ophir Awards2020

Winner-Best Supporting Actor, Israeli Academy of Film And Television’s Ophir Awards 2020

Quotes:

“★ ★ ★ ★Moving but unsentimental, this Israeli drama is a perfect example of how a cinematic storybecomes paradoxically more universal by being very specific about people and places.”–Leslie Felperin,TheGuardian

“...a loving portrait of a father and his autistic son.”-Wendy Ide, Screen International

Director: Nir Bergman

Cast: Shai Avivi, Noam Imber, Smadi Wolfman

Length:94 minutes

After Love

12th October 2021

8PM

€7 (+ booking fee)

Muslim convert Mary Hussain leads a quiet, contented life with her husband Ahmed, the captain of a cross-Channel ferry to France. But when Ahmed dies suddenly, Mary discovers that her husband may have been keeping secretsfrom her about his real connection to Calais. Determined to uncover the full truth, Mary leaves her home to embark on a life-changing journey, the outcome of which will shake her to her core and force her to re-evaluateeverything she had previously believed. This debut from director Aleem Khanis a compelling yet sensitive exploration of how people can make connections despite culturalor physical barriers, and features a power-house central performance from British actress Joanna Scanlan as Mary.

Festivals:

Toronto International Film Festival 2020

BFI London Film Festival 2020

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Awards:

Winner-BestActress,Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Quotes:

“★★★★★After Love has the agony of a domestic tragedy and the tension of a Hitchcock thriller.”-Peter Bradshaw, TheGuardian

“★★★★Joanna Scanlan shines in this subtle drama of awidow who learns a shockingsecret.”-Donald Clarke,The Irish Times

 

Director: Aleem Khan

Cast: Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss

Length of time: 89minutes

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