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The Man in the Hat

PG NZ

Sexual references

PG AU

Mild themes and sexual references

DIRECTED BY: John Paul Davidson and Stephen Warbeck

SCREENPLAY BY: John Paul Davidson and Stephen Warbeck

STARRING: Ciarán Hinds, Stephen Dillane, Maiwenn

RUN TIME: 95 Minutes

★★★★ "It's quirky and touching, and if you want to travel but don't want to travel, then off-the-beaten-track France will do your heart good." - RTÉ

"...
a picturesque odyssey across the French countryside, the best Provençal driving holiday you’ve never had." - The Guardian

"
Beautifully made, sumptuously shot and a definite change of pace from the hectic bustle of blockbuster cinema." - HeyUGuys

The Man In The Hat sets off from Marseilles in a small Fiat 500. On the seat beside him is a framed photograph of an unknown woman. Behind him is a 2CV into which is squeezed Five Bald Men. Why are they chasing him? And how can he shake them off?

As he travels North through France, he encounters razeteurs, women with stories to tell, bullfights, plenty of delicious food, a damp man, mechanics, nuns, a convention of Chrystallographers and much more. And always, on his tail, the Five Bald Men.

As the Fiat 500 wends its way across the mountains, gorges and bridges of France, the 2CV hard behind him, The Man in the Hat (Ciaran Hinds) comes face to face with the vivid eccentricities of an old country on an old continent.

SHOWING AT THESE
NZ CINEMAS:

Cathay Cinemas, Kerikeri
Matakana Cinemas, Matakana
Academy, Auckland
The Bridgeway, Auckland
The Capitol, Auckland
Lido Cinema Auckland, Auckland
Monterey Howick, Auckland
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Auckland
The Vic, Auckland
Waiheke Island Community Cinema, Waiheke Island
Lido Cinema Hamilton, Hamilton
Rialto Tauranga, Tauranga
Tivoli, Cambridge
Regent Theatre, Te Awamutu
Dome Cinema, Gisborne
Len Lye Centre Cinema, New Plymouth
Embassy 3, Whanganui
Focal Point Cinema & Cafe, Palmerston North
Regent Pahiatua, Pahiatua
The Screening Room, Masterton
Shoreline, Waikanae
Miro Cinema, Upper Hutt
Light House Cinema Petone, Wellington
Light House Cinema Pauatahanui, Wellington
Light House Cinema Cuba, Wellington
Penthouse, Wellington
State, Nelson
The Gecko, Motueka
Town Hall Cinemas, Rangiora
Academy Gold, Christchurch
Deluxe, Christchurch
Lumière, Christchurch
Hollywood, Sumner
Apollo Cinema, Lincoln
Ethels, Akaroa
Geraldine Cinema, Geraldine
Movie Max Digital, Timaru
Paradiso, Wanaka
Rubys, Wanaka
Dorothy Browns, Arrowtown
Oamaru Cinema, Oamaru
Rialto Cinemas Dunedin, Dunedin
St James Theatre, Gore