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Wondrous Oblivion

March 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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UK 2003, 106 mins, English

Director Paul Morrison

In this comedy drama, David Wiseman is mad about cricket but faces two problems: he’s Jewish and he’s absolutely hopeless at playing the game. When a Jamaican family move next door, the father Dennis schools him in the delicate arts of bat and ball. David’s parents come out of their shells thanks to Dennis, while David learns about growing up and becoming assertive both on and off the pitch.

‘The movie presents a pretty convincing account of its time and is well acted. Like Paul Morrison’s earlier movie, Solomon and Gaenor, Wondrous Oblivion is somewhat contrived and occasionally sentimental. But it’s warm, kindly, and has a heart the size of the Oval.’ (Philip French, Observer review)

Details

Date:
March 25
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.davarbristol.co.uk

Venue

Scott Cinema, Bristol
Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
Bristol, Avon BS9 4HN United Kingdom
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Phone:
0117 962 1644
Website:
www.scottcinemas.co.uk

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