Films to Bring Back Summer!

swiss-robinsonIt’s January, the weather’s rubbish and summer seems a long way away… so let us whisk you away on a cinematic holiday with a collection of sun-drenched films hand-picked by our friends from FILMCLUB!

FILMCLUB, the experts in film for young people, have picked big screen sunny sizzlers to give you a glimpse of a long lost summer, featuring locations from far and near to raise your spirits.

summer-holiday-fimSet sail on a tropical adventure with family classic Swiss Family Robinson, which follows the Robinson family as they learn to live without everyday comforts after being marooned on a dessert island!

Or sing-a-long with Cliff Richard and friends in the timeless musical Summer Holiday, where the crooner tours across Europe on a London bus during the swinging 60’s.

French comedy Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday – the original inspiration for the Mr Bean character – will delight viewers with the mad-cap adventures of one man’s plight to enjoy his vacation.

Or for those thrill seekers looking forward to an adventure packed summer, a holiday full of thrills and spills is guaranteed in the sunny seaside resort of Amity, in Steven Spielberg’s spine-tingler Jaws.

Jaws-jaws-468738_1024_782Rounding the season off, Five Have A Mystery To Solve provides school holiday scrapes in this 1960s adaptation of Enid Blyton’s adventure story.

Take off your wellies, forget the rain and curl up on the sofa and take a cinematic trip to remember with this week’s FILMCLUB Season of the Week: Sunshine on a Rainy Day:

Here’s our Summer List for you again!

  • Swiss Family Robinson (1960, U)
  • Summer Holiday (1963, U)
  • Five Have A Mystery To Solve (1964, U)
  • Il Postino (1994, U)
  • Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (1953, U)
  • Roman Holiday (1953, U)
  • Jaws (1975, PG)

Seasons of the Week
This article is part of FILMCLUB’s Film Seasons of the Week!
If you want to journey deeper into the world of film, try one of FILMCLUB’s, Film Seasons of the Week  – a special selection of movies based on thought-provoking concepts or current events, designed for kids of all ages.


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