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The Rock-itt : April 2012
Street Dance 2 Release date: 19 April Drama PG Director Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini Main cast Tom Conti, George Sampson and Falk Hentschel Synopsis After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch. The Way Release date: 25 April Drama Director Emilio Estevez Main cast Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Deborah Kara Unger Synopsis The Way is the powerful story of Tom (Martin Sheen), an Am erican doctor who comes to St. Jean Pied de Port, France to collect the remains of his adult son Daniel (Emilio Estevez), killed in a storm. Driven by his grief and desire to understand his son better, Tom decides to em bark on the historical pilgrimage, leaving his "California bubble life" behind. While walking The Camino, Tom meets other pilgrims from around the world, all looking for greater meaning in their lives, a Dutchman (a very funny Yorick van W ageningen) trying to lose weight, an emotionally wounded Canadian (Deborah Kara Unger) and an Irish writer. Today tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims and adventure travellers set out each year to make their way to Santiago de Compostela, making it one of the most popular treks in the world. Wish You Were Here Release date: 26 April Drama Director Kieran Darcy-Smith Main cast Felicity Price, Joel Edgerton and Teresa Palm er Synopsis Four friends lose themselves in the fun of a carefree South East Asian holiday. Only three com e back. Dave and Alice return home to their young family desperate for answers about Jeremy’s mysterious disappearance. When Alice’s sister, Steph, returns not long after, a nasty secret is revealed about the night her boyfriend went missing. But it is only the first of many. Who amongst them knows what happened on that fateful night when they were dancing under a full moon in Cambodia? This Must Be the Place Release date: 5 April Drama M Director Paolo Sorrentino Main cast Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, David Byrne, Judd Hirsch and Harry Dean Stanton Synopsis Sean Penn plays Cheyenne, a bored, retired, wealthy Am erican goth rock star living in Dublin. He's a complex character, bumbling around town with friends and living in an enormous mansion with his down-to-earth wife of 35 years, Jane (Frances McDormand.) When he learns of the death of his father –who he has been estranged from for over 30 years - he returns to America to embark on a road trip that will change him forever. His quest is driven by the revelation that his father was humiliated in Auschwitz at the hands of an SS officer, who may still be alive and living in Am erica. Cheyenne's search takes him across the heartland of a country now foreign to him, encountering some great people as he is reawakened to the possibility of reconciliation and self-discovery. This is a rare film that is able to mix stunning originality and elegance with real humanity. Battleship Release date: 12 April Action adventure Director Peter Berg Main cast Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker,Taylor Kitsch and Josh Pence Synopsis The navies of the world are pitched against an invading alien force set on taking over the world in order to access its water supply. Trapped inside a 300 mile wide alien force field with no communications, 5 human ships battle 5 alien ships in a ‘blind reveal’ encounter reminiscent of the classic game....only this time the fate of the world is at stake. In a David and Goliath style battle, the odds may be stacked against the human fleet but through ingenuity, good strategy and plain old fashioned muscle, the aliens can be beaten.