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EEFF2017: The Last Day + Q&A

Sunday 18 June
Screen 1
105 mins
From £5.00
to £10.75
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

what's it all about?

A man (Mimi Brănescu) embarks on unpredictable journey with three old friends as he vows to take religious orders at a remote monastery.

tell me more (don't worry, no spoilers)

A mayor, a policeman and a Christian Youth leader get into a car… This might sound like the opening of a classic joke, but Gabriel Achim’s second feature is actually something much richer.

The Last Day follows three friends as they accompany Adrian (Mimi Brănescu) to the monastery. He’s about to give up his sinful life and devote the rest of his days to the cloth. But becoming a monk doesn’t mean you get to leave your past behind, especially when the mayor is an avid amateur filmmaker.

A long and winding journey of twists and turns, The Last Day stars a veritable who’s who of Romanian cinema and was made on a shoestring budget. Nevertheless, Achim’s film is atmospheric, gripping and droll - truly powerful, independent filmmaking from the next great Romanian auteur.

Screening supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Things you need to know:

  • If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!

  • If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
  • There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins

Special offers:

  • All day, any film except Event Cinema is £5 tickets for 15-25s. It's £1 more for 3D, + £1 for glasses if needed. Please bring ID with you
  • Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in

  • Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.
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