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Screen One Series

Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie

 

Discover extraordinary films all through the year!

2020 is our 25th year for this popular monthly film series, which provides an enhanced opportunity for local audiences to see the finest Canadian, Independent and World cinema on offer. Screenings are on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month from January through to December at Uptown Theatre.

 

Individual Tickets: Adults $10, Seniors/Students $8
(prices include HST)

Advance tickets are available online here, or at the door on screening night at Uptown Theatre box office.

Season Passes $90

Season passes can be purchased online by clicking here.

Notes for online ticket sales delivery:
Select “Will Call” if you wish to pick up your tickets at box office on day of screening; or “E-Delivery” to receive a digital file of your ticket (pdf) which can then be printed at home or scanned off your smart phone.


Films

Ordinary Love

Screenings:

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 – 4pm, 7pm
Thursday, March 5, 2020 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie

Directed by: Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn
Principal Cast: Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville, David Wilmot and Amit Shah
Drama, 14A for brief sexuality/nudity, 92 minutes (United Kingdom)

 

“Owen McCafferty’s script is moving because the dialogue and situations seem so ordinary. But the two actors bring depth and compassion to their characters.” – Glenn Sumi, NOW Toronto

“An achingly intimate portrait of a marriage weathering a storm, the third feature from directing team Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn (Good Vibrations) is anything but ordinary.” – Wendy Ide, Screen International


Joan and Tom (Academy Award ® nominee Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson) have been married for many years. An everyday couple with a remarkable love, there’s an ease to their relationship which only comes from spending a lifetime together. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their enduring devotion, as they must find the humour and grace to survive a year of adversity.

 

Awards:

Nominee, Best Irish Film, Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards, 2019
Nominee, British/Irish Actress of the Year (Lesley Manville)/Nominee Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker of the Year, London Critics Circle Film Awards, 2020