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American Pastoral (R) 10/28/2016
Rated for some strong sexual material, language and brief violent images
Molly Parker, Dakota Fanning
photoAMERICAN PASTORAL follows a family whose seemingly idyllic existence is shattered by the social and political turmoil of the 1960s. Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut and stars as Seymour "Swede" Levov, a once legendary high school athlete who is now a successful businessman married to Dawn, a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede's life. When his beloved teenage daughter, Merry, disappears after being accused of committing a savage act of political terrorism, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the world around him.
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The Handmaiden (Agassi) (NR) 10/28/2016
Kim Min-Hee, Kim Tae-Ri - 2 hr. 23 mins.
photoA ravishing new crime drama inspired by the novel ‘Fingersmith' by British author Sarah Waters. Having transposed the story to 1930s-era colonial Korea and Japan, Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but who is secretly involved in a conman's plot to defraud her of her large inheritance.
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The Royal Opera House: Norma (NR) 10/30/2016
Antonio Pappano, Sonya Yoncheva - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoThis new production of Norma for The Royal Opera is distinguished by a superlative cast of internationally renowned singers. Bellini's classic bel canto opera is full of wonderful melodies and opportunities for star singing. But it is especially known for Norma's stunning showpiece aria, ‘Casta diva'.

Àlex Ollé of innovative Catalan theatre group La Fura dels Baus directs, bringing a modern edge to this timeless tale of love, rivalry and betrayal, set against a backdrop of war driven by the extremes of a fanatically religious society. This striking new production opens the 2016/17 Season.
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Moonlight (R) 11/4/2016
Rated for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout
Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris
- 1 hr. 50 mins.
photoThe tender, heartbreaking story of a young man's struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
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Hacksaw Ridge (R) 11/4/2016
Rated for intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody images
Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington
- 2 hr. 18 mins.
photoThe extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot. Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines - braving enemy fire and putting his own life on the line. He was the first conscientious objector to ever win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Bright Stream (NR) 11/6/2016
Svetlana Lunkina, Mikhail Lobukhin - 2 hr. 30 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are excited to bring the brilliant and hilarious production, The Bright Stream, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, November 6.

Alexei Ratmansky invokes the genius of Shostakovich's score at the Bolshoi, creating a laugh-out-loud masterpiece with its bits of slapstick comedy, hilarious deceptions, false identities including Principal Dancer Ruslan Skvortsov dressed as a Sylph and its many colorful characters! The Bolshoi bursts with vivid life and bright spirits in Ratmansky's brilliantly choreographed smash.
Content was captured live on April 29, 2012.

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The Otherworld (PG) 11/11/2016
James Karcher, Gisela Pereira - 1 hr. 30 mins.
photoThe Warrior Lugh, crosses Woodland heading to Tara to join the court of King Nuada and the Tuatha De Danann. During Lugh's travel, he is bewitched by a faerie to a Beltane celebration, when the line between the human and fairy world are vulnerable and Lugh crosses unaware to The Otherworld - the fairy realm. Lugh and Immrama fall in love. However, they live indifferent times and worlds...
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Loving (PG-13) 11/18/2016
Rated for thematic elements
Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga
- 2 hr. 3 mins.
photoLoving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who fell in love and were married in 1958.The couple had grown up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C. While relatives made them feel welcome there, the more urban environment did not feel like home to them. Ultimately, the pull of their roots in Virginia would spur Mildred to try to find a way back
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The Eagle Huntress (G) 11/18/2016
Alma Dalaykhan, Nurgaiv Rys - 1 hr. 30 mins.
photoStep aside Daenerys and Katniss, Aisholpan is a real life role model on an epic journey in a far away world. Follow this 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl as she battles to become the first female to hunt with a Golden Eagle in 2,000 years of male-dominated history.
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The Royal Opera House: Cosi Fan Tutte (NR) 11/20/2016
Semyon Bychkov, Corinne Winters - 3 hr. 15 mins.
photoHow much do you love your partner? How much do you trust them? And can they trust you? Mozart's classic opera Così fan tutte puts two pairs of lovers to the test - with great music but distinctly unexpected results.

For this new production, director Jan Philipp Gloger creates a richly theatrical world as the playground for this quirky comedy, where two men try to woo each other's partners for a bet. Don Alfonso - the puppet master of this experiment in love - is here a theatre director who uses all the sets, props and tricks of his trade to invent new scenes to challenge the lovers' affections.

This lively, youthful and imaginative take on one of the world's best-loved operas is performed by a cast of rising stars conducted by Semyon Bychkov.
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Elle (R) 11/23/2016
Rated for violence involving sexual assault, disturbing sexual content, some grisly images, brief graphic nudity, and language
Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte
- 2 hr. 10 mins.
photoMichèle seems indestructible. Head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game—a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.
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Nocturnal Animals (R) 11/23/2016
Rated for violence, menace, graphic nudity, and language
Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal
photoAn art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.
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Allied () 11/23/2016
Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard -
photoThe story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
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Manchester by the Sea (R) 12/2/2016
Rated for language throughout and some sexual content.
Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler
- 2 hr. 17 mins.
photoLee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother's heart has given out suddenly, and he's been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren't enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.
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The Royal Opera House: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (NR) 12/4/2016
Vittorio Grigolo, Leonardo Capalbo -
photoThe Royal Opera's lavish production of Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann), Offenbach's masterpiece, is a favourite with audiences. Created by Academy Award-winning film director John Schlesinger, this production brings alive a 19th-century world of romance, comedy, mystery and menace.

At the centre of these extraordinary tales of clockwork dolls, magical glasses, ghostly voices and sensual courtesans is the vivid imagination of the drunken Romantic poet Hoffmann. Charismatic young tenor Vittorio Grigolo is Hoffmann - compelled to tell the story of his lovers who, he believes, have all been stolen by a succession of arch villains. Superb baritone Thomas Hampson performs all four villains.

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National Theatre Live: No Man's Land (NR) 12/15/2016
Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart - 2 hr. 30 mins.
photoOne summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men.
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Collateral Beauty (PG-13) 12/16/2016
Rated for thematic elements and brief strong language
Will Smith, Edward Norton
photoWhen a successful New York ad executive suffers a personal tragedy and retreats from life, his friends devise a drastic plan to reach him before he loses everything. Pushing him to the very edge, they force him to confront the truth in surprising and profoundly human ways. From Oscar-winning director David Frankel, this thought-provoking drama explores how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of beauty, and how the constants of love, time and death interlock in a life fully lived.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (NR) 12/18/2016
Denis Rodkin, Anna Nikulina - 2 hr. 15 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring the timeless holiday classic, The Nutcracker, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 18.

Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her Nutcracker prince! Danced by the Bolshoi's principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann's fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season.
Content was captured live on December 21, 2014.
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Lion (NR) 12/21/2016
Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman -
photoFive year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
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Jackie (R) 12/21/2016
Rated for brief strong violence and some language
Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard
- 1 hr. 35 mins.
photoA searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well.
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Gold (NR) 12/25/2016
Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez -
photoThe epic tale of one man's pursuit of the American dream, to discover gold. Kenny Wells, a modern day prospector desperate for a lucky break, he teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard, but keeping it would be even harder, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street. The film is inspired by a true story.
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A Monster Calls (PG-13) 1/6/2017
Rated for thematic content and some scary images
Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones
- 2 hr. 8 mins.
photo12-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.
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Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer (NR) 1/8/2017
Kenneth Branagh, Phil Dunster -
photoSet against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.
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Julieta (R) 1/20/2017
Rated for some sexuality/nudity
Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte
- 1 hr. 39 mins.
photoJulieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. But at times grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart. When Antía turns eighteen she abandons her mother, without a word of explanation. Julieta looks for her in every possible way, but all she discovers is how little she knows of her daughter.
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20th Century Women (R) 1/20/2017
Rated for sexual material, language, some nudity and brief drug use
Elle Fanning, Alia Shawkat
- 1 hr. 58 mins.
photoWith 20th Century Women, acclaimed filmmaker Mike Mills brings us a richly multilayered, funny, heart-stirring celebration of the complexities of women, family, time, and the connections we search for our whole lives. It is a film that keeps redefining itself as it goes along, shifting with its characters as they navigate the pivotal summer of 1979.
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The Founder (PG-13) 1/20/2017
Rated for brief strong language
Michael Keaton, John Carol Lynch
photoThis drama tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (NR) 1/22/2017
- 2 hr. 25 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring the enchanted fairytale classic The Sleeping Beauty, broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, January 22.

In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi's sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault's fairy tale unlike any other.
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National Theatre Live: Amadeus (NR) 2/2/2017
Lucian Msamati -
photoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world - and he's determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately, with God.
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The Salesman (Forushande) (NR) 2/3/2017
Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini - 2 hr. 5 mins.
photoAfter their old flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple's life.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake (NR) 2/5/2017
- 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present Tchaikovsky's transcendent classic Swan Lake, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, February 5.

A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning through superb technical mastery, alongside the powerful and emotional Siegfried, Denis Rodkin. Including breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi's corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.
Content was captured live on January 25, 2015.
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Toni Erdmann (R) 2/10/2017
Rated for strong sexual conetnt, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use
Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller
- 2 hr. 42 mins.
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National Theatre Live: Saint Joan (NR) 2/16/2017
Gemma Arterton - 4 hr. 0 mins.
photoBernard Shaw's classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe.
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The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge) (PG) 2/17/2017
Rated for some thematic elements and peril
- 1 hr. 20 mins.
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The Royal Opera House: Il trovatore (NR) 2/28/2017
Richard Farnes, Lianna Haroutounian - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoIl trovatore is one of the great operas of the Romantic period, a story of passion and blood, love and vengeance, disaster and murder.

New in the 2015/16 Season, this atmospheric and poetic staging by director David Bösch puts the story of passion against the backdrop of war. Fire and snow in the landscape echo the cruelty and love of the story: soldiers and gypsies clash, a mother reveals a terrible secret and two men are engaged in a deadly fight for one woman. The famous Anvil Chorus is just one of the highlights of Verdi's exceptionally fine music, which captures the shifting emotions of the drama through impassioned love duets, fiery solos and stirring choruses.
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National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler (NR) 3/9/2017
Ruth Wilson - 3 hr. 30 mins.
photoHedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.

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Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening (NR) 3/19/2017
- 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are thrilled to present an event dedicated to modern choreography, A Contemporary Evening, broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, March 19.

For the first time, the company performs The Cage by legendary Academy Award-winning choreographer Jerome Robbins, a master of visualizing and translating music to movement. Together with Harald Lander's homage to classical ballet in Études and Alexei Ratmansky's colorful folklore-inspired Russian Seasons, A Contemporary Evening brings some of the best dancers in the world together with masters of contemporary choreography.
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Bolshoi Ballet: A Hero of Our Time (NR) 4/9/2017
- 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to present a production signature to the Bolshoi Ballet, A Hero of our Time, broadcast from Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, April 9.

The story based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov's literary masterpiece in three separate stories recounting his heartbreaking betrayals. Is Pechorin a real hero? Or is he a man like any other? This brand new production by choreographer Yuri Possokhov is a tragic poetic journey that can only be seen at the Bolshoi.
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The Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly (NR) 5/7/2017
Antonio Pappano, Ermonela Jaho - 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoPuccini's Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's stunningly beautiful production.

The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists' romanticized views of Japan. Puccini's music brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding and the seduction by naval officer B.F. Pinkerton (sung by exciting young tenor Marcelo Puente) of his young, innocent bride. Well known moments include the impassioned aria ‘Un bel dì' (One fine day) as the abandoned Cio-Cio-San clings vainly to her dreams.
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The Royal Opera House: Otello (NR) 7/16/2017
Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann - 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoWorld-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner.

A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona's rapturous love duet and Desdemona's poignant 'Willow Song'. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.
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