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Rural Cinema – The Miracle Club

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£5
A group of four women, dressed from the 1960s, holding suitcases in front of a yellow van

Doors open 6:30pm
Film starts 7:15pm
Hot dogs and donation bar available

Set in 1967, THE MIRACLE CLUB is a heart warming film that follows the story of three generations of close friends, Lily (Maggie Smith), Eileen (Kathy Bates), and Dolly (Agnes O’Casey) of Ballygar, a hard-knocks community in Dublin, who have one tantalizing dream: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes, that place of miracles that draws millions of visitors each year. When the chance to win presents itself, the women seize it. However, just before their trip, their old friend Chrissie (Laura Linney) arrives in Ballygar for her mother’s funeral, dampening their good mood and well-laid plans. The women secure tickets and set out on the journey that they hope will change their lives, with Chrissie, a sceptical traveller, joining in place of her mother. The glamor and sophistication of Chrissie, who has just returned from a nearly 40-year exile in the United States, are not her only distancing traits: Old wounds are reopened along the way, forcing the women to confront their pasts even as they travel in search of a miracle. Their shared traumas can only be healed by the curative power of love and friendship.

Director:  Thaddeus O’Sullivan
Cast:         Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates
Rating:     PG-13 (Some Language|Thematic Elements)
Runtime: 1h 31m

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5
Event Category:

Organiser

Old School Committee
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Venue

Old School hall
GL56 9AH + Google Map