SCREENINGS SUSPENDED
Following Government advice issued on
16 March 2020 the Society has suspended
its screenings until further notice
Our Best Historic Screenings​

With our 57th Season cancelled the Committee is making weekly recommendations of films to watch that were screened during the last 20 years which were extremely well received by members and guests.

This week's recommendation

The Secret in Their Eyes

Argentina, Spain

2009, 129 mins. Spanish language

Directed by Juan José Campanella

'The Secret in Their Eyes' was 675th film screened by RFS on 15th March 2011. The film was the third ranked film of Season 48, it got an approval mark of 95% from those attending; from season 48 we have also already featured its top two ranked films 'An Education' and 'The Counterfeiters'.

'The Secret in their Eyes', from Argentine director Juan José Campanella, triumphs on two fronts simultaneously, as both a love story and a thriller.

 

Benjamin Esposito (Ricardo Darin) is a retired federal justice officer in 1999 struggling to begin a novel. Its opening scene is about a man poignantly recounting the last day with his adored new wife before she was murdered. Esposito can't quite get the telling right: something is unresolved, and he must revisit the case that inspired it to work out what it is. Told in flashback, throughout one feels for its central characters struggling to remain honest in a world warped by the grubby alliances of Argentina's Dirty War during the Seventies.

Full film notes available in the Twickenham & Richmond Tribune here.

 

'The Secret in Their Eyes' can be streamed from Amazon Prime and discs are available from Amazon, eBay, CeX and other retailers.

SEASON 57 PROGRAMME

10 SEPTEMBER 2019 

TO 16 JUNE 2020

Cold War

Cold War

September 10 2019

Shoplifters

Shoplifters

September 24 2019

Birds of Passage

Birds of Passage

October 8 2019

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

October 22 2019

Olli Maki

Olli Maki

November 5 2019

Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows

November 19 2019

Wajib

Wajib

December 10 2019

The White Crow

The White Crow

January 7 2020

Capernaum

Capernaum

January 21 2020

Foxtrot

Foxtrot

February 4 2020

One Cut of the Dead

One Cut of the Dead

February 18 2020

3 Faces

3 Faces

March 3 2020

Woman at War

Woman at War

March 17 2020

Rafiki

Rafiki

March 31 2020

The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

April 14 2020

Can You Ever Forgive Me

Can You Ever Forgive Me

April 28 2020

Elena

Elena

May 12 2020

Thunder Road

Thunder Road

May 26 2020

Wild Rose

Wild Rose

June 16 2020

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