This week’s movies with Into Film!

Monday 22 September – Sunday 28 September 2014

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What We Did On Our Holiday (12A)

Family gatherings, especially in films, can be stressful. Abi, Doug and their three children discover this on a particularly tense trip to celebrate their Granddad’s birthday in Scotland. Terrified of alarming the eccentric old man and worsening his ill health, Abi and Doug have decided to keep a few secrets from the rest of the family, not least that they are about to get divorced.

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As the bickering ensues and tensions rise events take a dramatic turn that force the family to overcome their differences and work together. This warm film draws hilarious, natural performances from its young cast whilst sensitively handling issues that affect many families.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes?

Mrs Doubtfire (PG, 1993), Into the West (PG, 1976), The Railway Children (U, 1970), Freaky Friday (PG, 2003)

New on DVD


Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (U)

In this cheerful animation, Dorothy is back in Kansas fighting to keep her family home, before being whisked back to Oz where some old friends are in grave danger. Many much-loved characters from the original story return, and are joined by several new faces, including a china doll princess and marshmallow man, as well as a wicked Jester who wants to turn the people of Oz into marionettes.

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Colourful, warm-hearted, and with plenty of sing-along musical numbers, this is a sweet introduction to the story for our youngest members, who will be sure to want to learn about further adventures on the yellow brick road, in the merry old land of Oz.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes?

Alice in Wonderland (U, 1951), Shrek (U, 2001), The Wizard of Oz (U, 1939), Ella Enchanted (PG, 2004), Oz The Great And Powerful (PG, 2013)

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