There’s a lot of things they don’t tell you about being a mother, and there’s a lot of truths about it that people don’t want to hear. Reuniting for the third time after Juno and Young Adult, screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman turn their idiosyncratic gazes onto the experience of motherhood, via the gift of a modern day Mary Poppins.

Marlo (Charlize Theron) is literally about to pop with her third child, but the baby isn’t an anticipated joyous event. With an attention-starved daughter, a special needs son who is in danger of being thrown out of his private school, and a husband who retreats into video games, Marlo is drowning in the realities and shortcomings of family life. When her brother gifts her with a night nanny to look after the new baby for the first month of life and allow Marlo some sleep, Marlo is hesitant – shouldn’t she be able to deal with all this herself? But when the young, ever calm, always smiling, and completely honest Tully (Mackenzie Davis) arrives on her doorstep, Marlo discovers a helping hand that facilitates the stark truths about being a mother to come pouring out… whether anyone likes it or not.

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating M
Genre Drama
Running Time 96
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