The strength of goodness
UK-USA-France. Direction: Paul King. Production: David Heyman / Heyday Films. Screenplay: Paul King, Simon Farnaby. Photography: Erik Alexander Wilson. Music: Dario Marianelli. Edition: Mark Everson, Jonathan Amos. Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant. Running time: 104 min
In the long-awaited sequel to the massively successful family movie we find Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.
While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
Australia-Japan. Direction: Robert Connolly. Production: Robert Connolly, Liz Kearney, Maggie Miles / Arenamedia. Screenplay: Robert Connolly, Steve Worland. Photography: Tristan Milani. Music: Nigel Westlake. Edition: Nick Meyers. Cast: Sam Worthington, Ed Oxenbould, Deborah Mailman, Nicholas Bakopoulos-Cooke, Ena Imai. Running time: 96 min
Based on a true story and lauded by critics, Paper Planes tells the heartwarming story of Dylan, an eleven-year-old boy who lives with his father in Australia. His grief-stricken father has given up after the loss of his wife, and no longer able to relate to his son. Dylan has a passion for flight and decides to start flying paper airplanes. His ability to dream big and his determination to help his father make Paper Planes an exciting story of courage and tenacity that culminates when Dylan's dream comes true: competing in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.
Respect for difference
Basque Country. Direction: Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño. Production: Xabier Berzosa, Iñaki Gómez, Iñigo Obeso / Aundiya Film, Moriarti Produkzioak, Irusoin, Kowalski Films. Executive production: Fernando Larrondo, Jose Mari Goenaga, Nerea Rodríguez, Koldo Zuazua. Screenplay: Andoni de Carlos, Jose Mari Goenaga, Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño. Photography: Javi Agirre. Music: Pascal Gaigne. Edition: Laurent Dufreche, Raúl López. Cast: Joseba Usabiaga, Eneko Sagardoy, Iñigo Aranburu, Ramon Agirre, Aia Kruse. Running time: 114 min
After having fought for years in the Carlist Wars, Martin returns to his family home in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother Joaquin is much larger than normal. Convinced that everyone will want to pay money to see the biggest man on Earth, the two brothers embark on a journey across Europe. Ambition, money and fame will change the fate of their family forever. Based on a true story.