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Beamafilm Film Club - Torvill & Dean

Beamafilm Film Club - Torvill & Dean

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When:

  • Thu 29 Jul, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:

Te Atatu Peninsula Library, 595 Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula

Restrictions:

PG

Watch and discuss great films for free at your library. Screenings and special features courtesy of Beamafilm.

Can’t make it on the day? Ask about Beamafilm’s free video-on-demand for library members. 

Torvill & Dean – The Movie      2018 / 95 mins / United Kingdom / PG
An entertaining, surprising and moving drama tells the story of how the ace skating duo of Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean found each other and formed their highly successful and enduring partnership. Charting the journey from their first encounter at Nottingham Ice Rink as children, through their formative and sometimes tempestuous pathway to their phenomenal Olympic success with Bolero. Chris grew up in humble surroundings in the town of Calverton Notts where his father was a miner. His mother left home when he was just 10. When his newly arrived stepmother moves in and gives him a pair of ice skates by way of a peace offering, Chris soon finds a way to escape and transcend his troubles at the ice rink. Jayne stifled by her parents in nearby Clifton, looks to the ice rink for a transformation. She finds an alternative family there in the form of Miss Perry and Ted. And later their coach Janet Sawbridge and mentor Betty Calloway. Jayne and Chris struggle to navigate the extremely difficult line of their own emotional complexities versus a rocky creative relationship. Eventually evolving into an innovative and unbeatable combination.

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