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Film Night - Custody

  • The Whitaker Haslingden Road Rossendale, England, BB4 United Kingdom (map)
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Xavier Legrand's Custody is a devastating low key, high impact study of domestic abuse which garnered rave reviews upon its release. When his parents separate, a bitter custody battle results in 11-year-old Julien being shuttled between his fearful mother and abusive father, who uses the boy as a pawn to manipulate his ex-wife.

Deftly pivoting from tense realism to outright horror, Xavier Legrand’s broken-family chamber drama deservedly won the first-time feature director the Venice Film Festival’s Best Director award
— BFI

 

Director: Xavier Legrand. France. 1hr 34 min.

 

Want to dine before the film?

FOOD SERVED AT 6:30PM FOR FILM CLUB TICKET HOLDERS.

£13.50 FOR 2 COURSES. PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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Later Event: 18 April
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