Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her. | Youtube: Vertigo Releasing


On Friday new release coming to the big screen at CineCiutat is the biography/drama Mrs Lowry & Son. Still showing this week is the documentary The Painter and the Thief both in English and Norwegian, Charlie Chaplin's film The Kid and News of the World starring Tom Hanks.

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Mrs Lowry & Son (2019)

Times: 15.40, 17.25 and 19.50

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Spall and Wendy Morgan.

Director: Adrian Noble.

Sinopsis: A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.

Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes.

Genre: Biography, Drama and History.

Rated: 7.

See trailer above.

The Painter and the Thief (2020)

Times: 17.20

Starring: Karl Bertil-Nordland, Barbora Kysilkova and Øystein Stene.

Director: Benjamin Ree.

Sinopsis: An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.

Duration: 1 hour 46 minutes.

Genre: Documentary.

Rated: 12.

Language: English and Norwegian.

The Kid (1921)

Times: 16.00

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance and Jackie Coogan.

Director: Charles Chaplin.

Sinopsis: The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes.

Genre: Comedy, Drama and Family.

Rated: T.

News of the World (2019)

Times: 17.35 and *19.20 (*Not showing on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday).

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel and Tom Astor.

Director: Paul Greengrass.

Sinopsis: A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Duration: 1 hour 58 minutes.

Genre: Action, Adventure and Drama.

Rated: PG-13.