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Jersey, 1942. As Hitler strengthens his grip on Western Europe, The Channel Islands fall into occupied hands. Used by the Germans as a base where prisoners of war are put to work in slave labour camps, the residents of Jersey face a future of uncertainty and fear which frays tempers and tests loyalties among the tight-knit island community. One such resident is Louisa Gould (Jenny Seagrove), who refuses to give up hope for the island she holds so dear, for her sons fighting abroad and for a rescue by Churchill’s forces that never seems to materialise. When a Russian soldier called Feodor (Julian Kostov) escapes the labour camps, seeking shelter, Lou realises she can’t simply hand him back. Alongside her sister Ivy (Amanda Abbington), brother Harold (Ronan Keating) and the village postmaster Arthur (John Hannah), Lou decides to harbour the fugitive, striking up a bond with the young, intelligent man she calls Bill for short, whom she soon treats as her own. As rations on the island become scarcer and tensions rise among the inhabitants, Lou’s defiant attitude and cavalier approach to hiding the fugitive in plain sight arouses suspicion from the Nazis and distrust among her neighbours. Facing the prospect of capture and deportation to Germany, Lou plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse to keep Bill safe from harm, refusing to believe that the wider community will betray her. In doing so, she risks paying the ultimate sacrifice for her duty to her friends and a young man caught up in the horror of war…

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Walthamstow 
Directed by:
Christopher Menaul
Starring:
Jenny Seagrove; John Hannah; Julian Kostov
Distributor:
Vertigo
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Length:
103 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Drama;

Release Date:
24 March 2017

 In Monsterland, when the mothers lay their eggs it is the father’s job to keep them warm until it is time for the eggs to hatch. Baby monsters only hatch on Egg Island, so when Molly finds out she is going to be having a new brother or sister, she knows her family are off on a trip.

However, Molly Monster is too young to join her parents on the journey to Egg Island which leaves her feeling upset and disappointed. A determined Molly sets out on a journey to be reunited with her family – and it is longer and far more difficult than anything she could have ever imagined.
 

Directed by:
Matthias Bruhn; Michael Ekbladh
Starring:
Tom Eastwood; Stefan Fredrich; Denise Gorzelanny
Distributor:
Primal Screen
Country:
Switzerland , Germany
Language:
English
Length:
72 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Adventure; Animation;

Release Date:
14 April 2017

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a roller-coaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!

Directed by:
Kelly Asbury
Actor (Voice):
Demi Lovato; Joe Manganiello; Jack McBrayer; Keegan-Michael Key; Mandy Patinkin; Bill Hader; Rainn Wilson; Danny Pudi
Distributor:
Sony Pictures
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Length:
90 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Adventure; Animation; Comedy; Family;

Release Date:
31 March 2017