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Colette

Fri 18 Jan—Sat 26 Jan
Times: Various at Copper & Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: £7-£5 , approx running time: 112mins

Age: 15

Director: Wash Westmoreland

Country: UK/USA

Year: 2018

Cast: Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson, Dominic West

Unconventional country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) has married a charismatic egomaniacal man of letters, 14 years her senior, known by the single name, Willy. Colette is introduced into the world of the artistic in Paris where her creative appetite is sparked. Ever quick to capitalise on talent, Willy permits Colette to write her novels only if she does so in his name. The phenomenal success of her Claudine series makes Willy a famous writer and Colette and Willy the first modern celebrity couple.

Although they are the toast of the town, lack of recognition for her work begins to gnaw on Colette. Their marriage starts to internally combust – but emotionally and artistically, she cannot break free of him. On a downward slide, Willy resorts to increasingly desperate measures to pay his debts and sabotage his wife but Colette is developing resources of her own.

Subtitled Screenings: Sunday 20 January, 2pm. Tuesday 22 January, 8pm

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