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La Chimera

classified 15 S

Until Thu 23 May

Alice Rohrwacher
Josh O'Connor, Carol Duarte, Vincenzo Nemolato
130 mins, Subtitled, 2023, Italy
Primary language

The Crown’s Josh O’Connor proves he’s just as good in Italian as he is in English in Alice Rohrwacher’s heady mix of gritty social drama and magical realism.

O'Connor plays adrift Englishman Arthur, who is mourning his lost love and whose water dowsing talents see him join a group of grave robbers to locate ancient artefacts.

There’s never a dull moment as Rohrwacher dips in and out of Arthur’s reveries at the same time as he is drawn to Italia (Carol Duarte), who is the helpmate of his lost girlfriend’s mum (Isabella Rossellini).

  • Screenings of La Chimera on Tue 21 May are part of our Cinébites deal: get 30% off any main dish in the Café & Bar with a valid cinema ticket.
  • Please note: the screening of La Chimera on Mon 20 May 18:00 is a Relaxed Screening.
  • Masked and Socially Distanced screening of La Chimera takes place on Thu 23 May 14:30. Capacity is reduced to 25% and wearing a mask is mandatory if you’re not exempt.

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