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Morpeth Cinema – A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood (2019, PG)
October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Morpeth Community Cinema – all tickets for ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood’ are priced £6, and available in advance only from Chantry TIC / GMDT office, or online through Ticketsource. No tickets will be sold on the door.
Please note this film is being screened at St James Community Centre. We kindly request that face masks are worn, and social distancing observed – many thanks. To ensure your viewing comfort we recommend bringing a cushion!
2019, cert PG, running time: 1 hour 40 mins
Director: Marielle Heller
Writers: Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster, Tom Junod
Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
Genres: Biography, Drama.
Two-time Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbour. Through their relationship, we get a peek behind the curtain of the impact that Mr. Rogers had on the lives of the people he met on a daily basis. He helped many children, of course, but he also helped adults too.
Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers is every bit as perfect as anyone would have guessed. What he does is find a way to capture the essence of Mr. Rogers, the beacon of positivity he became. The teacher. The friend. The nicest man in the world.