Western 12A (S)

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Date Times
Today at 20:30
Wed 25 April 14:40
Thu 26 April 14:40
  • Screenings before 16:00: £8.00 full / £5.00 concessions
  • Screenings after 16:00: £10.00 full / £8.00 concessions
  • Aged 24 or under? You can see any screening at any time for £5.00

Masculine tensions and cultural difference reach boiling point in this sizzling, brilliantly observed western from director Valeska Grisebach, where migrant German construction workers are pitched against villagers in Bulgaria.

When a group of German construction workers start work on a hydroelectric plant in the remote countryside of Bulgaria, tension brews when they immediately adopt a sense of superiority against the locals. These tensions are only worsened by former legionnaire Meinhard, who borrows a white horse from a local fixer...

With naturalistic performances (featuring a largely non-professional cast) and gorgeously photographed countryside, this is a memorable and satisying update of the western and a bold look at masculinity, community and conflict.

  • The screening of Western on Tue 24 Apr is part of our Cinébites deal: get 30% off any main dish in the Café/Bar with a valid cinema ticket.