Members' Choice

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1st March 2024

Each season TFS members may vote for one film to be shown at the Members' Choice screening on 1st March 2024. 

The most popular choice was Where the Crawdads Sing

Where The Crawdads Sing 52 Votes, The Duke 47 Votes, Once 29 Votes, A Beautiful Mind 19 votes, Fargo 13 Votes

The options were:

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
USA 125mins cert15
From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect.
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ONCE
Ireland 85mins cert 15
Won an Oscar for best original song A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. A charming, captivating tale of love and music, Once sets the standard for the modern musical. And with Dublin as its backdrop, Once is fun and fresh.
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FARGO
USA 98mins cert18
Fargo is a 1996 black comedy crime film written, produced and directed by Coen brothers. Frances McDormand stars as Marge Gunderson, a pregnant Minnesota police chief investigating a triple homicide that takes place after a desperate car salesman hires two criminals to kidnap his wife in order to extort a hefty ransom from her wealthy father. The film was nominated for 7 Oscars, winning 2 Best screen play & Frances McDormand won best actress,
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A BEAUTIFUL MIND
USA 135 Mins Cert 12A
A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his tragedy, and finally - late in life - received the Nobel Prize.
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THE DUKE
UK 96mins cert 12 A
In 1961, a 60-year-old taxi driver steals Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. He sends ransom notes saying that he will return the painting if the government invests more in care for the elderly
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Upcoming Films

TFS 2023-24 Season

The Great Escaper

film posterUK 96 mins Cert 12A

5th April 2024
The Great Escaper is based on a true story that made national news about pensioner Bernard Jordan who in 2014, absconded from his care home in Sussex to attend the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in France.

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Chariots of Fire

film posterUK 123mins cert PG

19th April 2024

It is based on the true story of two British athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.

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