Category: Movies Movie- THE ESCAPE (4.30pm)

Movie- THE ESCAPE (4.30pm)

July 22, 2018

Everyone is looking for a way out

A woman sets out to reclaim her life in this stirring, emotionally rich look at what it means to start over. Tara (Gemma Arterton), a housewife in suburban London, is living a life that is no longer hers: it belongs to her overworked, self-absorbed husband (Dominic Cooper); her young son and daughter; and the numbing routine of housework and childcare. In desperate need of a change, Tara one day makes a bold decision. Armed with a one-way ticket to Paris, she leaves everything behind to rediscover herself in a new city—but walking out on your life isn’t so simple… Built around a remarkable central performance from Gemma Arterton (The Voices), The Escape is a perceptive, deeply compassionate portrait of a woman on the rocky road to becoming herself.

"As she suffocates in her domestic role, Tara (Gemma Arterton) spends her days carting her kids around to school and the park and prepping meals ... The occasional date night and routine, impersonal Saturday-morning sex with her husband are no longer enough to compensate for insensitive comments about laundry piling up or all the spilt orange juice. Always the disciplinarian and never the playmate, Tara doesn't have the luxury of showing her children affection. It's clear that she does love them, but she's also aware that if she doesn't learn to love herself, she may never be able to escape from the cycle of unhappiness that swirls around her." (Toronto International Film Festival)

Directed by Dominic Savage ('Love + Hate')

Starring Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Frances Barber, Marthe Keller, Montserrat Lombard, Jalil Lespert

Written by Dominic Savage

Drama 105 mins UK

Our theatre is cosy and inviting. 2K Digital Projection with Dolby 5.1 Audio.

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