Winter Film Festival

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The 2020 Festival dates will be:

  • Friday January 24, 2020
  • Saturday January 25, 2020
  • Sunday January 26, 2020

The Program has not yet been selected but should be available around December 2019.

Below are the films screened at the 2019 Festival.

Sunday February 1, 2015 4pm
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg.

Mr TurnerAbout Mr. Turner. Much like the storied works of its titular character, Mr. Turner is a chaotic and beautiful look inside the life of landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner. Set in the twilight years of the painter's life, Mr. Turner opens with an already-successful artist seeking to rejuvenate his passion for the craft, and continue to expand upon his portfolio. A solitary man, Turner (Timothy Spall) is looked after by his live-in housekeeper (Dorothy Atkinson), and father, William (Paul Jesson). Accepted by his peers, and held in high esteem by the aristocracy, Turner is free to travel across Great Britain painting landscapes, and selling his art. With only his sketchbook as his constant companion, Turner crosses the countryside searching for inspiration for his works.

Leads: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson
Mike Leigh
Genre:  Biography  Language:  English
Run Time: 150 min   Rated R for some sexual content