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Virtual Film Releases at Chapter Posted on 09 Jul 2020

There are some exciting virtual film releases at Chapter this summer, including legendary filmmaker Herzog's Family Romance and Icelandic thriller A White, White Day.

By renting one of the following films, you'll be directly supporting our cinema as a percentage of the profits will go to Chapter. This will help us to plan an exciting programme of independent and international films when we're able to re-open.

We'll be updating this page throughout July & August so please check back for news and new releases.

 

Family Romance, LLC - available until 14 August

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Legendary filmmaker Herzog turns his incisive gaze to performance businesses in Japan - where you can hire someone to pretend to be related to you. This fascinating docu-drama focuses on Yuichi and his ‘daughter’ Mahiro and how they navigate their relationship in the artifice.

★★★★ "Excellent fictional feature that veers close to documentary" - The Guardian

A virtual ticket costs £9.99.

50% of the revenue will go to Chapter. Simply select ‘Chapter’ as the venue to watch from home.

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Carmine Street Guitars - available until 24 July

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For decades, Rick Kelly has been building guitars for rock royalty, using reclaimed wood from the streets - “the bones of New York”. This lovely documentary shows us how he works and how the shop and his customers fit into the ever-changing city in Greenwich Village.

“A gentle, warm, immensely satisfying portrait” - Rolling Stone

A virtual ticket costs £9.99.

50% of the revenue will go to Chapter. Simply select ‘Chapter’ as the venue to watch from home.

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A White, White Day - available until 31 July

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He is a man, a father, a grandfather, a policeman, a widower.

Retired police officer, Ingimundur, begins to suspect that his recently deceased wife was having an affair before she died and gradually his obsession with the truth begins to endanger himself and his family.

Nominated for 12 EDDA (Iceland Academy Awards) including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress. 

★★★★ "Visually arresting thriller" - The Guardian

★★★★★ “Dreamlike and intense, the film inexorably draws you in” – Little White Lies

A virtual ticket costs £9.49. Get 10% off with discount code 'CHAPTER-AWWD10' (first 50 customers only)

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Clemency - available until 23 August

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Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

Winner of Sundance Festival’s Grand Jury Prize

"A masterwork... The acting all round is terrific, but Woodard is truly formidable" The Spectator

A virtual ticket costs £9.99.

50% of the revenue will go to Chapter. Simply select ‘Chapter’ as the venue to watch from home.

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* Please note: Clemency deals with difficult subject matter that some viewers may find distressing.

 

The Traitor - available until 31 August

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The Traitor tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the early 1980s, an all-out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses over the heroin trade, and Buscetta, a ‘made’ man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home, scores are being settled and Buscetta watches from afar as his sons and brother are killed in Palermo, knowing he may be next. Arrested and extradited to Italy by the Brazilian police, he makes a decision that will change everything for the Mafia: he decides to meet with Judge Giovanni Falcone and betray the eternal vow he made to the Cosa Nostra.

“show-stopping! A big, bold true-crime gangster movie” The Guardian

A virtual ticket costs £9.99.

50% of the revenue will go to Chapter. Simply select ‘Chapter’ as the venue to watch from home.

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Alice - available to watch until 21 August

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Happily married Alice’s life is turned upside down when she discovers her husband has spent all their money on prostitutes and they are now a year behind on their mortgage. In a last-ditch bid to support herself and her child, Alice becomes a high-end escort, which challenges her perceptions of life and love. At times bitterly funny but always brutally honest, the film traces Alice’s journey to her own kind of freedom.

“Terrific… A Believable journey from despair to empowerment to hope”  EMPIRE ★ ★ ★ ★

A virtual ticket costs £9.99. Get 10% off with discount code 'chapter' 

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