Nambour Civic Centre Cinema

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  • Location: Top Level Centenary Square, Currie Street, Nambour, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland

Director: Sergei Bodrov
Cast:  Tadanobu Asano, Honglei Sun, Khulan Chuluun, Odnyam Odsuren

Films don't get much more international than this: co-production credits aside, there's a Japanese lead actor, an Award-winning Russian director and a Chinese and Mongolian supporting cast. Mongol is a sweeping historical epic in the grand tradition. As the first part of a projected trilogy about the life of Genghis Khan, Mongol covers about twenty years, starting in 1172 when Temudjin - Khan's original name - is aged nine.  It's an eventful year, encompassing both his choice of a future wife and the murder (by poisoning) of his beloved father. Subsequent formative experiences include capture and humiliation.

Based on leading historical accounts and a nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2008 Academy Awards, Mongol delves into the dramatic and harrowing early years of the ruler who was born as Temudgin in 1162.  As it follows Temudgin from his perilous childhood to the battle that sealed his destiny, the film paints a multidimensional portrait of the future conqueror, revealing him not as the evil brute of legend, but as an inspiring, fearless and visionary leader.  Mongol shows us the making of an extraordinary man, and the foundation on which so much of his greatness rested: his relationship with his wife, Borte, his lifelong love and most trusted advisor.

Filmed in the very lands that gave birth to Genghis Khan, Mongol transports us back to a distant and exotic period in world history; to a nomad's landscape of endless space, climatic extremes and ever-present danger.  In a performance of powerful stillness and subtlety, celebrated young Japanese actor Asano Tadanobu (Zatoichi, Last Life in the Universe) captures the inner fire that enabled a hunted boy to become a legendary conqueror.  Masterfully blending action and emotion against some of the most arresting terrain on earth, Bodrov delivers an exciting and awe-inspiring tale of survival and triumph, and a love story for the ages.

Film Title:   Mongol
When:    Friday 22nd Aug 6.45pm; Sat 23rd 6.45pm; Sun 24th 4.30pm
Rating:   (MA) 2hrs 10m - Strong battle violence
Country:   Germany/Kazakhstan/Russia/Mongolia

Nambour Civic Centre Cinema
Top Level Centenary Square, Currie Street, Nambour
Phone: 07 5475 7777
Fax: 07 5441 7400

2008 Film Club Memberships - available now

Membership entitlements include: 

*  Discounted tickets to every movie - adult tickets are normally $12, however when you show your membership card, you receive your ticket for $8.50

*2 free movie tickets - these tickets can be used by you or you are welcome to invite a friend to use these free tickets at any session over the year, however they cannot be used on the first Sunday of each month which is Film Club Night

*Monthly newsletter - posted to members at the end of each month which lists the movies and screening dates for the upcoming movies.  The newsletter also has movie reviews and any information relevant for Film Club members

*Invitation to Film Club Nights - on the first Sunday of each month we hold a special function for Film Club members which include a screening of an art-house movie and a catered get-together where you are offered a complimentary glass of wine.  Additional glasses can be purchased at just $4.50 per glass, alternatively the bar is open for beer and other alcoholic beverages.

* Invitation to Film Discussion Groups - in-formal, fun discussions with like-minded movie goers

Phone us now to join - 5475 7777 (business hours)

Yearly Subscription:  $35 (Year:  March 08 - March 09)


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Top Level Centenary Square, Currie Street, Nambour, Not Assigned

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