The Band's Visit

The Band's Visit (12A)

Director: Eran Kolirin
Starring: Sasson Gabai,
Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri
Israel/France, 2006, 1 hour 39 minutes, subtitles

Friday 28 March 8.00pm
Garway Village Hall

Friday 28 March 8.00pm
Presteigne Assembly Rooms

Saturday 5 April 6.30pm
Sunday 6 4.30pm
Monday 7 6.00pm
The Courtyard Hereford

Friday 11 April 8.00pm
Leintwardine Village Hall

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Thanks to excellent performances all round this absolutely delightful comedy that deals expertly with Arab/Israeli relations, loneliness, and the pathos of people's lives succeeds in being very funny indeed. When a small Egyptian police band find themselves marooned in a remote Israeli town they have to throw themselves on the mercy of the local café owner. Through a strange night of awkward hospitality and intimate revelations both band members and locals discover that their common humanity can overcome their cultural differences. Full of wry humour, this warm-hearted film has charmed audiences across the world.

Winner of Cannes Film Festival Un Certain
Regard Jury Best Director Award

Wye Valley BreweryOn Saturday the screening is sponsored by
The Wye Valley Brewery

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