A Month in The Country

Film posterA Month in The Country 1987 UK 1hr 36min

22nd April 2022

The film is set in the summer of 1920s rural Yorkshire following destitute World War I veteran, Tom Birkin (Colin Firth). Birkin has been employed by a village church to carry out restoration work on a medieval mural while coming to terms with the after-effects of the war. During his time in the slow-paced village, Birkin forms a close friendship with archaeologist James Moon (Kenneth Branagh), a fellow veteran who is also emotionally scarred following the conflict. The film follows Birkin as he settles into village life, forming romantic relationships and bonding with families and locals

Film Trailer

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All films are shown twice on selected Fridays at Matthews Hall. Our matinees begin
at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm; café open) and evening showings at 7.30pm (bar from 6.45pm). Matinee showings are subtitled – even English-language films.

Visitors are welcome, pay on the door.

£3 Matinee, £4 Evening.