Cinema Pond Life + Director Q&A (15) 99 minutes

Be transported back to the 90s.

It’s summer 1994, and it’s hot in Edlington. The small South Yorkshire town sizzles with adolescent love and angst. Shane and Dave are shoplifting sweets. Maurice and Cassie are in love, kissing in the reeds. Nerdy Malcolm is wishing Cassie was in love with him, and Trevor is watching the Decoy Ponds, waiting for a legendary carp called Nessie to emerge…

Edlington is a closely-knit community. It’s small and self-contained. When Trevor leads his friends to the water’s edge, together they experience an unforgettable moment, witnessing the legend that captured their imaginations.

Join us at our ‘Pay What You Decide‘ fundraiser screening, raising funds for the OUR DIGITAL FUTURE project  on Monday 1st July, as we welcome the director Bill Buckhurst for a Q&A.

‘A wistful sun-kissed mood, gorgeous tunes from Richard Hawley and a standout turn from Esme Creed Miles’
★★★★ The Times

‘Richard Cameron’s play has been wonderfully translated for the big screen. Shows that amid
everyday life there are many shining moments’
★★★★ The Upcoming

‘One of the rare films that makes magic out of the mundane. A beautiful performance by Esme Creed Miles’
★★★★ Time Out

‘Plenty of big laughs. Abounds with charm’
★★★★ Little White Lies

‘Charming British film. The nostalgia has an edge’
★★★★ Financial Times

‘Profoundly sensitive and moving, refreshing and nostalgic’
★★★★★ D Movies

‘A love letter to childhoods of the pre-digital era. A film it seems impossible to not to be charmed by’
★★★★ The List

‘Beautifully encapsulates the feelings of heartbreak and unrequited love, innocence and childhood.
The love and gentleness with which the writer and director treat their characters is stunning.
★★★★ Critical Popcorn

‘A delight, the cast are uniformly outstanding’
★★★★ Film News

 

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