Directed by Alexander Payne

The director of ELECTION and ABOUT SCHMIDT returns with another caustically etched comedy, centred upon indelible characters. AMERICAN SPLENDOR’s Giamatti co-stars as 40-something Miles, a divorced, depressed secondary school teacher and almost-author with a penchant for fine wines. When his high-school buddy and polar opposite Jack (Church), a waning, self-absorbed TV actor, announces impending marriage, Miles invites him for a final week-long fling – on a Southern California vineyard tour. Whilst Miles dreams of finding the perfect Pinot Noir, Jack aspires to finding something a little more human (and female) –and sampling all the varieties. Sparkling dialogue and brilliant performances make this bittersweet, odd couple road movie a true delight. Adapted from the eponymous novel by Rex Pickett.Free Wine TastingCorks Out will be hosting wine tasting for those attending the 8.20 screening of MONDOVINO on Thu 27 Jan and the 6.10 and 8.40 screenings of SIDEWAYS on Fri 28 Jan. Tastings will take place in the Café at the following times: Thu 27, 7.45 – 8.15. Fri 28, 8.00 – 8.40. You will need to present your ticket or ticket stub for the relevant screenings to participate.

125 minutes

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