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45 Years

There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband Geoff. Kate continues to prepare for the party, but she becomes increasingly concerned by Geoff’s p... more


NOVA EXCLUSIVE. Middle-aged Sentaro (Masatoshi Nagase) runs a small bakery that serves dorayakis - pastries filled with sweet red bean paste ("an"). It’s not a job that gives him much satisfaction. When an eccentric elderly lady, Tokue (Kirin Kiki), answe... more


Oscar-winning writer and director Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Synechdoche New York) returns with an intimate drama unlike anything the filmmaker has attempted before. Collaborating with stop-motion animator ... more

Bigger Splash, A

From the director of I Am Love, Luca Guadagnino, comes a picturesque journey to an idyllic Eden where temptation comes in many forms. Rock legend Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matt... more


Adapted by best-selling author Nick Hornby and directed by John Crowley, BROOKLYN is the story of a young woman, Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) who moves from small town Ireland to Brooklyn, New York where, unlike home, she has the opportunity for work and for a fut... more

Eddie the Eagle

Inspired by true events, EDDIE THE EAGLE is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. Since ... more

Eye In The Sky

Helen Mirren leads an all-star cast, including Alan Rickman and Aaron Paul, in a riveting new thriller from the Oscar-winning director of Tsotsi, Gavin Hood. Spanning all corners of the globe, an international terrorist task force has tracked a wanted sus... more

Hail, Caesar!

Four-time Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo, Inside Llewyn Davis) write and direct HAIL, CAESAR!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George C... more

Labyrinth Of Lies

The year is 1958. The war has been over for thirteen years and Germany is not only recovering but booming. Mysteriously the Nazis are nowhere to be found and the death camps are a barely discussed rumour. Allowing the atrocities of the Second World War to b... more

Lady In The Van, The

Alan Bennett is the talented playwright behind the likes of The History Boys and The Madness of King George. He also once allowed a homeless elderly woman who was living in a van park in his driveway. She was meant to be there for three weeks. She stayed f... more

Lobster, The

Winner of this year’s Cannes Jury Prize, the English-language debut from idiosyncratic Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, Alps) sees the filmmaker taking his obsession with insular, artificially constructed communities and turning it into a wonder... more


1921, The beginning of the Golden Twenties. Not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont’s castle. Like every year, an array of music lovers gathers around a great cause at the owner’s place. Nobody knows much about this woman except that sh... more

Midnight Special

Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) writes and directs science fiction thriller MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, a provocative, genre-defying film which is as supernatural as it is intimately human. Roy (Michael Shannon) goes on the run to protect his young son Alton (Jaeden... more

Month Of Sundays, A

Real estate agent, Frank Mollard (Anthony LaPaglia), won’t admit it, but he can’t move on. Divorced but still attached, he can’t sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mothe... more

Our Last Tango

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Nominated for Best Documentary at the Stockholm and Yamagata International Film Festivals, German Kral's love-letter to the power of dance is a story of devotion and respect between the two most famous dancers in the tango's history. María... more


Majestically shot in a spectacular, weather-swept valley, this wryly observed fable about two brothers who are more obstinate than the sheep they breed begins as a droll comedy about rural life and grows into a graceful and mythic tale about family, communi... more

Remembering The Man

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! At a prestigious Catholic boys school in Melbourne in the 1970s, Tim Conigrave and John Caleo fell madly in love. Their passionate, tempestuous, operatic romance lasted for sixteen years, facing disapproval, temptation, separation, and the l... more

Revenant, The

From Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman) comes an adventurous epic of survival set on the American frontier in the wild 1820s. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bea... more


A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 21,000ft as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had reached the summit... more

Silences, The

NOVA EXCLUSIVE. From Australian filmmaker Margot Nash comes an intimate story of the unspoken silences that stricken many families: the unwillingness to acknowledge and treat mental illness. Growing up with a father whose troubled mental state affected eve... more

Son Of Saul

October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer (Géza Röhrig) is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working i... more


Directed by Tom McCarthy (Win Win, The Station Agent), and starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci, SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Boston Globe's Spotlight investigation team, wh... more

The Daughter

Acclaimed actor and stage director Simon Stone makes his feature debut with an adaptation of his award-winning play The Wild Duck. In the last days of a dying logging town, Christian (Paul Schneider) returns after a long absence to his family home for his f... more

Where To Invade Next

Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet. In WHERE TO INVADE NEXT Moore plays the role of ‘invader’, visiting a host of nations including Italy, France, Germany and T... more

Wide Open Sky

Chronicling the triumphs and trials of the young members of an Australian children's choir - from auditions to the end-of-year concert - are revealed in this uplifting documentary.  Choir mistress Michelle has high expectations. She wants to teach the chi... more

Witch, The

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! In 1630s New England, a farmer is cast out of his colonial plantation and forced to move his family to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous forest. Almost immediately, strange and unsettling things begin to happen - the animals tu... more


No politics, sport or geography - just cinema! Film buffs unite, Cinema Nova brings you a monthly movie trivia event. Join us in the Nova Bar for a fabulous evening of laughs, drinks, food, games, surprises and of course trivia. We’ll test your knowledg... more

Met Opera Manon Lescaut

(Puccini) NEW PRODUCTION Conductor: Fabio Luisi Production: Sir Richard Eyre Set Designer: Rob Howell Costume Designer: Fotini Dimou Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford Choreographer: Sara Erde Cast: Kristine Opolais (Manon Lescaut), Roberto Alagna (Des Grie... more