Mother (15)

Monday 28th March 2011

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Doors and bar open 7pm, film starts 8pm

Meal Deal available at the Royal Oak Inn, Lostwithiel. Ring 01208 872552 to book your film tickets and table.

Our March film will be Mother, a South Korean murder mystery with a number of twists. Stylish, clever and full of pathos, the film moves from humour to tension and darkness.

An over-protective mother lives quietly with her 28-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbours. A local girl is brutally murdered and Do-joon is charged with the killing. When local police can't be bothered to investigate further, his mother picks up the case.

Mother is in Korean with English subtitles.

Time Out said the film is "unpredictable and quietly devastating, Mother is [director] Bong's first masterpiece" while New of The World said "If you're a fan of foreign cinema, keen to catch one of this year's best imports...Mum's the word".

Mother will be shown on 28th March, at the Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel. Tickets cost £4 for adults and £2 for under 18s, and are available online now or in advance from Watts Trading or on the door if not already sold out.

Screening details

Date: 28 March 2011

Time: Doors and bar open 7pm, film starts 8pm

Venue: Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel



Film details

Year: 2009

Country: South Korea

Director: Joon-ho Bong

Cast: Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Je-mun Yun

Certificate: 15

Length: 128 min



Mother