FILMCLUB: New in Cinema – One Direction This Is Us, Bonjour Tristesse

Our friends from FILMCLUB have been looking at all the hot releases in cinemas right now!


One Direction: This Is Us (PG, 2013)

Director: Morgan Spurlock

Cast: Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson

Watch Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ epic rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s O2 Arena.

The film’s packed full of never-before-seen footage from backstage and of the boys live on stage.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes? A Hard Day’s Night (U, 1964); Josie and the Pussycats (PG, 2001); Streetdance (PG, 2010); American Dreamz (12, 2006); Sounds Like Teen Spirit (PG, 2009)


Bonjour Tristesse (PG, 1958)

Director: Otto Preminger

Cast: Jean Seberg, Deborah Kerr, David Niven

A spoilt teenage girl tries to mess up her father’s plans for marriage in this drama.

Cecile, her father and his girlfriend are having a fine old time living in the south of France until a family mix-up comes along. Cecile’s attempts to create an ordinary family bring out her  rebellious side and her ruthlessness. A smart story in which none of the characters are all good or all bad.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes? The Magnificent Ambersons (U, 1942); Mildred Pierce (PG, 1945)


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