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Ali & Ava (15) (AD)

Ava (Claire Rushbrook) Ali (Adeel Akhtar)

Clio Barnard's social realist romantic drama is as beautifully realised as it is complex, starring Claire Rushbrook and Adeel Akhtar.

Sparks fly after Ali and Ava meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s tenants whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness while Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. As the pair begin to form a deep connection they have to find a way to keep their newfound passion from being overshadowed by the stresses and struggles of their separate lives and histories.​

Enveloped in music, humour and emotion, Ali & Ava is a heartfelt contemporary love story written and directed by BAFTA-nominated Clio Barnard (The ArborThe Selfish Giant).

Tagged with: Cinema New releases

UK 2021 dir. Clio Barnard 95 min

Please Note: The 2pm screening in Cinema 3 on Sunday Mar 6 is HOH Captioned

There is audio description available for this title. We provide audio description using the Dolby Screentalk system. The film soundtrack comes through the speakers in the usual way and a recorded narrator explains what is happening on screen through personal headphones. Please ask a member of staff for a set of headphones.

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