The Founder

Showing Until Thu 02 Mar

The Founder
John Lee Hancock
Country of origin and year
USA 2016
115 minutes
Rated 12A - Contains infrequent strong language.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, B.J. Novak.

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Screenings from Sun 26 Feb

Day Screening times
Sun 26 Feb 12:55 Filmhouse screen 1 15:25 Filmhouse screen 1 18:00 Filmhouse screen 2 20:40 Filmhouse screen 2  
Mon 27 Feb 14:05 Filmhouse screen 2 18:00 Filmhouse screen 3 20:45 Filmhouse screen 2    
Tue 28 Feb 14:05 Filmhouse screen 2 18:00 Filmhouse screen 3 20:40 Filmhouse screen 2    
Wed 01 Mar 11:15 Filmhouse screen 2 18:00 Filmhouse screen 3 20:40 Filmhouse screen 2    
Thu 02 Mar 11:15 Filmhouse screen 2 18:00 Filmhouse screen 3 20:40 Filmhouse screen 2    
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A sharp and entertaining yarn from John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks) based on the true story of Ray Kroc (the superb Michael Keaton), a down-at-heel salesman from Illinois who in the 1950s happens upon a pair of brothers running a small Southern California burger chain. Their names - Dick and Mac McDonald.

Seizing upon the immense franchise potential of these fast food joints, Kroc's rise to full ownership of the vast McDonald's empire is thick with legal wrangling, brinkmanship and, above all else, sheer persistence - typifying the many conflicting sides of 'the American dream'.

All screenings of The Founder will have audio description, and the 18:00 screening on Wed 1 Mar will have onscreen captions.
Screening for carers and their babies on Mon 20 Feb at 11:00am.
Tickets cost £4.50/£3.50 concessions per adult. Screenings are limited to babies under 12 months accompanied by no more than two adults. Baby-changing, bottle-warming and buggy parking facilities are available.


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