regime. One is a flamboyant homosexual, the other a macho revolutionary. The pain of their confinement ultimately brings mutual understanding, love and a moving exchange of roles. Glasgow: GET

0 Leaving Certificate (Wolfgang Petersen, W Germany, 1975) Nastassja Kinski

makes an early appearance as a schoolgirl trapped in an impossible love story with her teacher. Described by one source as a ‘masterpiece of TV crime‘. Glasgow: German Cine-Club

o Letterto Brezhnev (15) (Chris Bernhard, UK, 1985) Peter Firth. Margi Clarke, Alexandra Pigg. 95 mins. Lively Liverpudlian comedy-romance of rough charm and ready wit. Edinburgh; Dominion. Glasgow; Gosvenor. Strathclyde; La Scala

0 Local Hero (PG) (Bill Forsyth, UK, 1983) Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson, Peter Riegert. 111 mins. A lyrical, slyly witty examination of the foibles and eccentricities of mankind with some delightful moments. An ambling, discursive treat. Glasgow; Grosvenor

0 Love on the Dale (U) (John Baxter, UK, 1941) Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans. 100 mins. Sombre drama, well-acted and untypical of wartime British cinema. Edinburgh: EU F ilmsoc

o The Man with Two Brains ( 15) a (Carl Reiner, US, 1983) Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner. 93 mins. See panel. Edinburgh: Filmhouse

O Marlene (PG) (Maximilian Schell W Germany. 1984) Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell. 84 mins. A must for any fans of old-style Hollywood glamour. Edinburgh; Filmhouse

0 Max et les Ferailleurs (15) (Claude Sautet, France, 1970) Michel Picoli, Romy Schneider. 11() mins.

Picoli is as eccentric and watchable

as ever in this bizarre study ofthe strange relationship between a c0p and his prey. Edinburgh; French Institute

0 My Beautiful Laundrette (15) (Stephen Frears, UK, 1985) Gordon Warnecke, Daniel Day-Lewis. 97 mins. Conspiring to turn a rundown business into the ritziest laundrette

in town, young Asian Omar and his white schoolfriend-lover, Johnny, encounter all the pressures of Thatcher’s Britain where the only victors are those left standing at the end of the day. Richly textured, original and provocative British triumph. Glasgow: GFI‘

0 National Lampoon's Animal House (15) (John Landis. US, 1978) John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Donald Sutherland. 109 mins. Influential college comedy featuring the much troubled and unfunny Belushi in his one major successGlasgow; Grosvenoi

O The Natural (PG) (Barry Levinson, US. 1984) Robert Redford, Glenn Close. 122 mins. The golden boy is a sportsman of mythical prowess who receives a second chance to achieve his childhood dream as a

middle-aged rookie for a no-hope baseball team Edinburgh;EU Filmsoc

0 Once Bitten (15) (Howard Storm, US, 1985) Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey. 92 mins.

Undemanding, amiably idiotic comedy musical for the teen set. Edinburgh; ABC. Glasgow; ABC Clarkston Road, ABC Sauchiehall Street, Rio. Lothian; ABC. . Strathclyde; ABC Greenock, ABC Kilmarnock, Kelburne, Odeon Hamilton.

0 Out oiAtrica (PG) (Sydney Pollack, US, 1985) Meryl Streep. Robert Redford. 161mins. Acarefully measured tragic romance Edinburgh; ABC. Dominion. Glasgow; ABC Clarkston Road, ABc Sauchiehall Street, Cinema, Grosvenor, Rio. Strathclyde; Kelburne, Odeon Hamilton. Rialto. o A Private Function (15) (Malcolm Mowbray, UK, 1984) Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Bill Paterson. 93 mins. Royal Wedding celebrations in ration-restricted post-war Yorkshire provide the ideal breeding ground

for all-out class warfare Glasgow: GFIJ o Prizzi’s Honour (15) (John Huston, US, 1985) Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner. 129 mins. Skilful black comedy directed with assurance by veteran Huston and graced by a rogues gallery of performances. Glasgow; GF'I‘. Strathclyde; ABC Greenock.

o The Return oi the Living Dead (18) (Dan O’Bannon, US, 1983) Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calpa. 91 mins. The CIA, God knows why, leave some canisters ofa nifty little gas which brings the dead to life down in the basement ofa medical supply centre. Next door is a graveyard. Nuff said. Knowing, funny/sick schlockerama will please the healthily deranged. Immortal dialogue; ‘Baby. I love you, but you gotta let me eat your brains!’ Very touching.

Edinburgh; ABC. Glasgow; ABC Clarkston Road, ABC Sauchiehall Street, Cinema. Lothian; ABC, Regal. Strathclyde; Odeon Hamilton. 0 Rookery Nook (U) (Tom Walls, UK, 1930) Ralph Lynn, Tom Walls. 96 mins. A runaway girl seeks refuge with a rum bunch of coves. Primitive embalming of the most popular Aldwych farce. Edinburgh: Filmhouse o A Room With A View (PG) (James Ivory, UK, 1985) Helena Bonham Carter, Maggie Smith, Julian Sands. Elegantly mounted with an agreeable lightness oftone this is a near perfect screen version of the Forster novel with some dandy acting. Civilised entertainment at its best. Edinburgh; Dominion. Glasgow; Grosvenor 0 Sebastiane (18) Derek J arman, Paul Humfrees, UK, 1976) Barney James, Richard Warwick. 85 mins. The exile and persecution of a Roman captain in AD 303 who has interceded on behalf of a Christian sentenced to death, provides the focus for J arman’s debut feature. The first film made entirely in Latin is also renowned as a trailblazer for its depiction of male nudity and homosexual passion in a characteristically forthright manner.

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Written and Directed by CARY PARKER Music by RON GEESIN/Associate Producer ALAN J WANDS Produced by PADDY HIGSON


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