Cheltenham International Film Festival 2021: NO LONGER AVAILABLE

NO LONGER RENTABLE • A man in the grip of dementia refuses all offers of help from his loved ones as his understanding of reality ebbs away.
The Father
  • Drama
  • 1h 37m
A special event celebrating 50 years of film making from one of the UK's most prolific film makers
In Conversation with Stephen Frears
  • Drama
  • 37min

Tues 25 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two couples chat beside a suburban pool. The unease mounts as they turn to an incident involving their young kids.
  • Drama, Black Comedy
  • 1h 24m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A stripped-back thriller about a man who goes on a reckless journey of self-liberation over 24 hours in London.
  • Thriller
  • 1h 40m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • An ailing swordsman must persevere in his bloody craft to win back his kidnapped daughter before his eyesight fails.
The Swordsman
  • Action, Adventure
  • 1h 40m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two young Chechen refugees tolerate life with foster carers before trying to reunite with their mother.
Oskar and Lilli, Where No One Knows Us
  • Drama
  • 1h 42m

Weds 26 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • A young Polish girl travels to Ireland to recover the body of her father, long estranged from the family back home.
I Never Cry / Jak najdalej stad
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 1h 38m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A dutiful wife rises up, inspired by the Spirit of May '68 and by the secret her dead husband bequeaths her.
How To Be a Good Wife / La bonne épouse
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 49m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Three sisters compete for a chance to escape the isolation of their Anatolian village with a wealthy big city benefactor.
A Tale of Three Sisters / Kiz Kardesler
  • Drama, Ethnography
  • 1h 48m

Thurs 27 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Hitting Atlantic City, Jane forms an unlikely bond with a young gambler. But she can’t run from her marriage forever.
The Atlantic City Story
  • Drama
  • 1h 38m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Tina, a Mexican trans woman, lives a precarious undocumented life in NYC with her grandmother.
The Garden Left Behind
  • Drama, LGBTQ
  • 1h 28m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A victimised girl and an anarchic punk with a penchant for pyromania form an unlikely couple in this misfit romance.
Dinner In America
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 45m

Fri 28 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • In Singapore, teacher Ling becomes the object of an infatuation when she takes one of her students under her wing.
Wet Season
  • Drama
  • 1h 43m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Gina, 15, struggles with the mental disintegration of her beloved and eccentric nature-loving father.
Into Dad's Woods / La forêt de mon père
  • Drama
  • 1h 30m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Iron Maiden, Bogota, 1980. A dream come true for two young metalheads who are determined to see the band.
The Night of the Beast
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 1h 10m

Sat 29 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two people with secrets and from very different backgrounds make an unlikely marriage, something neither was seeking.
What You Don't Know About Me / Quello che non sai di me
  • drama, Romance
  • 1h 54m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Four young women gambol on a beach. A day of play for close friends it seems, but there's a reason they’re here.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 1h 27m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two Swedish millennials offer up a year of their lives to the camera as they online-date and a romance blossoms.
Mating / Parning
  • Documentary, Romance
  • 1h 33m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A labyrinthine police thriller in which a flawed but determined detective (yes, one of those) begins to seem ever more flawed.
  • Thriller, Drama
  • 2h 3m

Sun 30 May

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two young women, struggling to follow their own destinies against class-defined expectations, form an unlikely friendship.
  • Drama
  • 2h 4m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Young Polish live-in carer Wanda brings joy and havoc to the lakeside villa of an affluent Swiss family.
My Wonderful Wanda
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 1h 51m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Rojda, a Kurdish member of the German army, sets out clandestinely to reunite her family, dispersed by Middle Eastern wars.
Sisters Apart / Im Feuer
  • Drama, War
  • 1h 33m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Three teenagers come under the influence of a slightly older religious zealot at a religious summer camp.
  • Drama
  • 1h 32m

Mon 31 May

Locked out of his apartment, Charles sees more to life as he's suddenly dependent upon his long-ignored neighbours.
The Outside Story
  • USA, Drama
  • 1h 25m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A young boy fleeing an abuser is helped across the sun-baked Andalusian terrain by a world-weary shepherd.
Out In the Open / Intemperie
  • Adventure, Drama
  • 1h 43m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • In a bid to save his life, young prison inmate Roman weaves a tall tale about the rise and fall of a notorious gang leader.
Night Of the Kings / La nuit des rois
  • Drama, Fantasy
  • 1h 33m

Tues 01 June

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two young siblings set out on the road with a friend to escape their dysfunctional family life.
Sweet Thing
  • Drama
  • 1h 31m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • Alex and Noémie want a child - a wish both denied and oddly fulfilled when his mother develops a rare neurodegenerative disease.
Madly In Life / Un vie démente
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 1h 27m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • The life of the sometime hedonist, pioneering neurologist and celebrated author of ‘The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat’.
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
  • Documentary, Biography
  • 1h 51m

Weds 02 June

NO LONGER RENTABLE • A revealing and beautifully constructed documentary based on a rare interviews master director Stanley Kubrick gave in 1980.
Kubrick By Kubrick
  • Documentary, Biography
  • 1h 13m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A determined father treks from his village home to the Serbian capital Belgrade to protest against the removal of his kids.
Father / Otac
  • Drama
  • 2h 0m
NO LONGER RENTABLE • A homeless Parisienne and an 8-yr-old Burkinabé boy scour the streets of the city in search of the boy's absent mother.
Under the Stars of Paris / Sous les étoiles de Paris
  • Drama
  • 1h 26m

Fri 04 June (Cheltenham International Film Festival - Closing Film)

NO LONGER RENTABLE • Two British working-class couples return to Brighton after 40 years and struggle to accept changes in society and themselves.
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 31m