Cambridge Film Festival 2023

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Poor Things and The Royal Hotel
Eileen (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: William Oldroyd; Writer: Luke Goebel, Ottessa Moshfegh, based on the novel by Ottessa Moshfegh; Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Anne Hathaway, Shea Whigham, Marin Ireland, Owen Teague)
Set during a bitter 1964 Massachusetts winter, young secretary Eileen becomes enchanted by the glamorous new counsellor at the prison where she works. Their budding friendship takes a twisted turn when Rebecca reveals a dark secret — throwing Eileen onto a sinister path.
Foe (Country: US, Australia, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Garth Davis; Writer: Garth Davis, Iain Reid; Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal, Aaron Pierre, Goran D. Kleut, Jeriya Benn, JJ Pantano, Yesse Spence, Tanith Martin, Michael M. Foster, Kwame N. Kamara, Nick Downing, Shamita Siva, Jordan Chodziesner, William Freeman)
A stranger makes a surprising proposal to a couple, offering them the chance to change their own futures and perhaps alter the course of human existence.
Poor Things (Country: US, Ireland, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Yorgos Lanthimos; Writer: Tony McNamara, based on the novel by Alasdair Gray; Stars: Cast: Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Jerrod Carmichael, Hanna Schygulla , Kathrin Hunter)
The story of a young woman who has been brought back to life.
The Royal Hotel (Country: Australia, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Kitty Green; Writer: Kitty Green, Oscar Redding; Stars: Julia Garner, Jessica Henwick, Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Toby Wallace, Daniel Henshall, Herbert Nordrum, Ursula Yovich)
US backpackers Hanna and Liv take a job in a remote Australian pub for some extra cash and are confronted with a bunch of unruly locals and a situation that grows rapidly out of their control.
Shortcomings (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Randall Park; Writer: Adrian Tomine; Stars: Justin H Min, Sherry Cola, Ally Maki, Debby Ryan, Tavi Gevinson, Sonoya Mizuno)
Following Ben, Miko, and Alice as they navigate a range of interpersonal relationships and traverse the country in search of the ideal connection.

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