Drama: Their Finest

Robin Askew, April 13, 2017

Anglophile Danish director Lone Scherfig follows An Education, One Day and The Riot Club with this jolly, sentimental, lightly feminist, crowd-pleasing wartime romcom.

It’s 1940 and all the chaps are off fighting the beastly Nazis, so the Ministry of Information is reduced to hiring women – on a lower rate of pay, obviously – to provide “the slop” (i.e. a female perspective) to its Film Division’s propaganda flicks. Enter talented Gemma Arterton, who’s assigned to work with hunky Sam Clafin on a morale-boosting Dunkirk drama. Trouble is that Sam can’t wrap his head round the idea of working with a lady and . . . oh, you know the rest. Reliable Bill Nighy saves it as a pompous, vain old thesp.

Screenings

Orpheus
Tue, Apr 25 201714:30, 17:20, 20:10
Wed, Apr 26 201713:10, 16:00, 20:10
Thu, Apr 27 201714:30, 17:20, 20:10
Fri, Apr 28 201714:50, 17:40
Sat, Apr 29 201717:40, 20:25
Sun, Apr 30 201717:40
Mon, May 1 201715:50, 17:40, 20:25
Tue, May 2 201715:50, 17:40, 20:25
Wed, May 3 201715:50, 17:40, 20:25
Thu, May 4 2017, 15:50, 17:40, 20:25
Vue Longwell Green
Tue, Apr 25 201710:50, 13:05, 15:05, 17:55, 20:00
Wed, Apr 26 201711:30, 14:30, 16:50, 18:50, 20:50
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 12:25, 14:25, 16:25, 19:00, 21:00
Everyman
Tue, Apr 25 201714:50, 17:40, 20:45
Wed, Apr 26 201711:50, 14:45, 17:45, 20:45
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 11:30, 14:20, 17:30, 20:30
Vue Cribbs Causeway
Tue, Apr 25 201710:45, 12:45, 14:45, 16:50, 19:50
Wed, Apr 26 201710:25, 12:30, 14:45, 16:45, 18:50, 20:50
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 10:30, 13:10, 15:20, 19:00, 21:00
Cineworld Hengrove
Tue, Apr 25 201712:30, 15:15, 18:00, 20:50
Wed, Apr 26 201712:30, 15:15, 18:00, 20:50
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 12:30, 15:15, 18:00, 20:50
Showcase Cinema De Lux
Tue, Apr 25 201710:10, 13:10, 16:00, 19:00, 21:50
Wed, Apr 26 201710:10, 13:10, 16:00, 19:00, 21:50
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 10:10, 13:10, 16:00, 19:00, 21:50
Showcase Avonmeads
Tue, Apr 25 201711:00, 13:45, 16:35, 19:30, 22:15
Wed, Apr 26 201711:00, 13:45, 16:35, 19:30, 22:15
Thu, Apr 27 2017, 11:00, 13:45, 16:35, 19:30, 22:15
Curzon
Sat, May 13 201719:30
Sun, May 14 201716:30
Mon, May 15 201710:30
Tue, May 16 2017, 13:30
Showing atOrpheusVue Longwell GreenEverymanVue Cribbs CausewayCineworld HengroveShowcase Cinema De LuxShowcase AvonmeadsCurzon

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Director: Lone ScherfigCertificate: 12ARunning time: 117 mins
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