Now Showing: Friday 24 – Thursday 30 June 2011

Park Circus supplies films for public screening around the world, with titles for the next four weeks listed on our Now Showing page. Each week we highlight a selection coming up in the next seven days.

This year’s Taipei Film Festival in Taiwan will screen a number of much-loved classics from Park Circus, including Michael Powell’s Black Narcissus, I Know Where I Am Going and A Matter of Life and Death. The festival screens around 200 films from more than 30 countries worldwide and has become one of the most influential film festivals in the Chinese-speaking world. In 2011, the festival is celebrating its 13th edition from 24 June to 16 July.

Lindsay Anderson’s gripping social realism drama This Sporting Life is showing at TOFIFEST International Film Festival in Poland, which takes place 25 June – 1 July. The film united great talent from British theatre and film successfully, demonstrated by Richard Harris winning the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival and Rachel Roberts receiving the Best British Actress trophy at the BAFTA Film Awards.

Over in Italy, at Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Torino, Suddenly, Last Summer, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn, is screening between 27 June and 1 July. In the film, a brilliant brain surgeon’s treatment of a young girl’s neuroses uncovers a dark family history that her wealthy aunt wants to bury forever.

Finally, UK audiences can look forward to revisiting 80s cult classic Cutter’s Way, which is back in cinemas from today, opening at BFI Southbank, London. Tom Huddleston, Time Out, gives the film a 5-star review and thinks it is “nothing less than a modern masterpiece, and a film ripe for rediscovery.”

Use our Find a Screening search to see what’s showing near you.


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