Quay Arts’ cinema lovers will thoroughly enjoy the forthcoming screening of The Thorn in the Heart (12A) on Thu 24 Mar, 8pm in the Anthony Minghella Theatre.
This film by groundbreaking filmmaker, Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) sees him propel his filmography into yet another new realm with this latest film, an eye-opening look at the life of the Gondry family matriarch.
This autobiographical film about his family is in his usual homespun and beloved style. The film explores the relationship with his Aunt Suzette who encouraged watching of home movies in a family projection room, she talks to Gondry about her life, her unhappy son and cousin to Gondry, Jean-Yves, also a film makers albeit unsuccessful and raises the question over his success and her son’s pain, his breakdown and her subsequent ‘thorn in the heart’.
All films start at 8pm and are screened in the Anthony Minghella Theatre. Tickets cost £4 and can be booked by calling Box Office on 01983 822490.