Lenten Movies at the Cathedral

Wednesdays commencing at 7.30pm

with Archdeacon Sonia Roulston and Canon Katherine Bowyer

[Donation Entry – light refreshments after]

8 March

BABETTE’S FEAST (G) 1987, 102mins (Comedy, Drama, Music)

When Babette, a beautiful and mysterious French refugee, arrives in a remote Danish town the tight-knit, puritanical community begrudgingly let her in, providing her with shelter and work. But after the town patriarch passes away and Babette insists on preparing a feast in his honour, a magical world of sensory revelations is thrown open to the villagers, changing their lives forever…

Starring – Stephane Audran, Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer


15 March

THE KING’S SPEECH (PG) 2010, 119mins (Biographical drama)

England’s Prince Albert must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth hires Lionel Logue, an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence.

Starring – Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter,  Jennifer Ehle

29 March

JESUS OF MONTREAL (R) 1989, 120mins (comedy-drama)

The Passion play has been a success for more than 40 years in the famous Montreal basilica, but the passage of time has made it seem old-fashioned, and modern audiences are growing restless. It’s time for an overhaul.

Starring – Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening,
Johanne-Marie Tremblay