FILMS

THE MESSENGER

 

THE MESSENGER tells the incredible true story of the real-life superhero – the legendary Courier from Warsaw, Polish spy who’s lonely mission was to decide the fate of Poland and World War II. 

                                                                                 

CINEMA PARADISO
Sunday 16 June 6:30 pm

 

 

ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE

 

A cinematic masterpiece and an umissable Festival highlight. One of the greatest journalists of the 20th century, Ryszard Kapuściński’s gripping account of the collapse of Portuguese colonialism in Angola brought to the screen in combination of spectacular 3-D animation, documentary and live-action footage.          

CINEMA PARADISO
Tuesday 18 June 6:45 pm
Tuesday 2 July 6:45 pm

 

 

A COACH'S DAUGHTER

 

Full of subtle humour, a sensual and striking story about finding your own way in life regardless of how bright and exciting a future your parents have planned for you.                                                         

CINEMA PARADISO
Thursday 20 June 6:45 pm

 

 

PLAYING HARD

 

From the director of the well-received THESE DAUGHTERS OF MINE (PFFP 2016 opening film), a poignant new drama with brilliant performances by Agata Kulesza, Dorota Kolak and Maria Dębska

A stirring story of three women at the top of their game and on the brink of collapse at the same time.  

CINEMA PARADISO
Sunday 23 June 6:30 pm

 

 

MEMORIES OF SUMMER

 

An intimate, evocative and beautifully shot coming-of-age film by writer-director Adam Guziński, with a dazzling performance by teenage actor Max Jastrzębski. Set against a magical summer world of late 1970s, the film captures the innocence of childhood confronted by unexpected challenges of early adulthood.

CINEMA PARADISO
Tuesday 25 June 6:45 pm

 

 

DOLCE FINE GIORNATA

 

A free-spirited Polish writer and recent Nobel Prize winner, Maria lives the perfect life with her family in warm Tuscany while maintaining a secret affair with a young Egyptian immigrant. After a horrific terrorist attack in Rome, Maria ignites controversy by sharing unpopular views.                                                                           

CINEMA PARADISO
Thursday 27 June 6:45 pm

 

 

MR. JONES

 

From the multiple Academy Award nominee Agnieszka Holland the extraordinary untold story of Gareth Jones, an ambitious Welsh journalist, who travelled to the Soviet Union in 1933 and uncovered the appalling

truth behind the Stalin’s regime, inspiring George Orwell’s famous allegory "Animal Farm".                              

CINEMA PARADISO
Sunday 30 June 6:30 pm

 

 

PLANET SINGLE 3

 

They came from two different worlds: he – a vainglorious showman, she – a modest music teacher. Connected through the Planet Single dating app, they were bitter enemies before eventually falling for each other. Now they face life's greatest challenge - getting married.                          

CINEMA PARADISO
Thursday 4 July 6:45 pm

 

 

ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE

 

A cinematic masterpiece and an umissable Festival highlight. One of the greatest journalists of the 20th century, Ryszard Kapuściński’s gripping account of the collapse of Portuguese colonialism in Angola brought to the screen in combination of spectacular 3-D animation, documentary and live-action footage. 

CINEMA PARADISO
Tuesday 18 June 6:45 pm
Tuesday 2 July 6:45 pm

 

 

THE BUTLER

 

Inspired by true events and beautifully crafted, an epic tale spanning 45 years (1900-1945) and following the fate of von Krauss family. A story of a secret love of Prussian aristocrat Marita and

adpoted by her mother Kashubian boy Mateusz, caught up in the events that will define the century. 

          

CINEMA PARADISO
Sunday 7 June 6:00 pm

 

 

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PERTH FESTIVAL DATES

 

 

Program Announced

7 Oct 2019 

 

Tickets on Sale
7 Oct 2019

 

Perth Opening Night 

Thursday 29 Oct 2019

Festival Dates

29 Oct  – 15 Dec 2019

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