Film

Pinocchio

Director
Matteo Garrone
Certificate
PG
Running Time
125 mins

Porky-telling young wooden big nose who wants to be human is enjoying something of a revival lately. Next year sees the release of the Netflix stop-motion animated musical version directed by none other than Guillermo Del Toro, with a voice cast led by Ewan McGregor. But first comes this dark Italian film from Matteo Garrone, director of that splendid adult fairytale portmanteau Tale of Tales.

Writer/director Garrone went back to Carlo Collodi‘s 1883 yarn for his magnificently designed live-action film, which casts Oscar winner Roberto Benigni as Geppetto. Critics were suitably impressed. “Pinocchio is a thoroughly bizarre story; Garrone makes of it a weirdly satisfying spectacle,” remarked Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian in his four-star review.

 

By robin askew, Tuesday, Aug 4 2020

Screenings

  • Showcase Avonmeads

    Thu October 1, 2020

    • 2:30 pm

    Fri October 2, 2020

    • 10:50 am
    • 11:50 am

    Sat October 3, 2020

    • 10:50 am
    • 11:50 am

    Sun October 4, 2020

    • 10:50 am
    • 11:50 am
  • Vue Longwell Green

    Thu October 1, 2020

    • 3:25 pm

    Fri October 2, 2020

    • 3:35 pm

    Sat October 3, 2020

    • 12:55 pm

    Sun October 4, 2020

    • 3:40 pm

    Mon October 5, 2020

    • 3:20 pm

    Tue October 6, 2020

    • 3:55 pm

    Wed October 7, 2020

    • 3:40 pm
  • Vue Cribbs Causeway

    Thu October 1, 2020

    • 3:50 pm

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