Directed by Michael Winterbottom. With Shirley Henderson and John Simm. This affecting drama charts the strain in the relationship between a working class husband and wife when he is sent away to prison for five years and she must cope at home alone with four young children. This groundbreaking movie was filmed over a five year period to lend authenticity to the story; the characters age before our eyes. Music by Michael Nyman. “A tender study of a fractured family adapting to new circumstances…A strangely intimate and powerful depiction of time passing.” –Time Out London. Cleveland premiere.
UK, 2012, color, Blu-ray, 106 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).