seniors' film festival 2007

notes on a scandal
Notes on a Scandal

Five days of fine films for discerning seniors.

Mon 8 October - Fri 12 October 2007
> $3 Seniors (Carers free of charge)

Presented by ACMI in association with the Department of Planning and Community Development as part of the 2007 Victorian Seniors' Festival.

the last king of scotland

Forest Whitaker received a Best Actor Oscar for his towering portrayal of Idi Amin in this riveting political thriller.

notes on a scandal

Dench and Blanchett, both teachers at the same school, are drawn into a friendship that is tested by the revelation of an affair.

breaking and entering

Jude Law and Juliette Binoche in a contemporary drama by award-winning director Anthony Minghella.

becoming jane

Jane Austen as the heroine of her own real-life romance - based on Jon Spence's biography.


Paltrow is Emma whose misguided efforts to make a match of clearly mismatched pairs propel Austen's wickedly satirical narrative along.

pride and prejudice

MGM's lavish 1940 screen adaptation remains one of the best based on Austen's novel of romantic aspirations and social propriety.


The most autobiographical of Austen's novels, brought to the screen by the director of Venus.

sense and sensibility

Ang Lee directs the screenplay adapted by Emma Thompson, who also acts in this gorgeous, eminently enjoyable big screen version.

the singer

Gerard Depardieu plays a lovelorn crooner in the smash hit from France.

razzle dazzle

This wry Australian comedy lifts the curtain on the sequined world of children's competitive dance.

the phantom of the opera (2004)

Phantom traditionalists will thoroughly enjoy Joel Schumacher's superb big screen treatment of Andrew Lloyd Webbers' international stage hit.

i do

This comedy about a committed bachelor who hires a free-spirited younger woman to pose as his fiancée, was a runaway hit in France.

pan's labyrinth

Del Toro's magnificent horror-fantasy for adults is a rich gothic fairytale set against the waning days of WWII, in a war-weary Spain.

into great silence

A contemplative and extraordinary filmed document of monastic life in the Grande Chartreuse.

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