Summer Movies Al Fresco

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Cost: $2 adult, $1 child
Tue 2 – Sun 21 Jan (not playing on Mondays)
9 – 11pm (movies start at dusk)

There’s an extended selection this year for your enjoyment. Come to one or come to them all! Gather a group, a picnic, even a couch and join us from 7:30pm to play giant board games, enjoy the park and watch those glorious summer sunsets.

Wrap up warm, especially if you’re wearing your PJs! And please pocket a torch to light your way home.

With this unusual January weather, Summer Movies al Fresco is going Interno when required this week! 

Wed 17 - Rebecca; wet-weather venue, Fairfield House, Nelson.
Thu 18 - The Wizard of Oz; wet-weather venue, Richmond Town Hall
Fri 19 - It's a Wonderful Life; wet-weather venue, the Energy Centre, Founders Heritage Park, Nelson

Text 'Is it on?' (or 'Where's it on?') to 021 77 66 23 after 7:30pm.

The Wizard of Oz
(1939) G 102 mins
Join Dorothy (Judy Garland) on her magical, musical adventure through the land of Oz. While she searches for a way home, she meets new friends and realises that some of the things she was searching for she had all along.

(1940) PG 130 mins
A classic atmospheric Gothic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier as the tortured Maxim de Winter and Joan Fontaine as the second Mrs de Winter. The newlyweds return to Mandalay, where the secrets of the house begin to emerge.

The Court Jester 
(1955) G 101 mins
Danny Kaye is Hubert Hawkins, posing as a court jester as part of a plan to restore the rightful king to the throne. Much laughter and singing ensues, with people falling in love, a little bit of magic and a wonderful cast including Basil Rathbone and Angela Lansbury.

Bride of Frankenstein
(1935) PG 75 mins
Directed by James Whale and inspired by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s novel, this sequel to the 1931 Frankenstein tells the second part of the story where scientists Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) and Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) attempt to build The Monster (Boris Karloff) a mate. 

La Grande Vadrouille - Don't Look Now… We're Being Shot At 
(1966) G 132 mins
In this French comedy caper a British bomber crew gets shot down and lands in Paris, where they seek assistance to escape from German territory. Directed by Gérard Oury and starring Bourvil and Louis de Funès. In French, English and German with English subtitles.

Ladri di Biciclette - Bicycle Thieves
(1948) PG 89 mins
This poetic and philosophical but also deeply realistic drama, directed by Vittorio De Sica, follows a father and son on their journey as they search for a stolen bike in post-war Italy. In Italian with English subtitles.

It’s A Wonderful Life

(1946) PG 130 mins
A moving drama where an ordinary man (James Stewart), in the depths of despair, is visited by an angel and confronted with an alternate reality of what life would have been like if he was never born and the realisation that one person’s actions can make a big difference. 

Date Movie Where
Tue 2 Jan The Wizard of Oz Tahuna Beach Holiday Park, Tahunanui
Wed 3 Jan Rebecca Isel Park, Stoke
Thu 4 Jan The Court Jester Washbourn Gardens, Richmond
Fri 5 Jan La Grande Vadrouille Isel Park, Stoke
Sat 6 Jan The Wizard of Oz Fairfield Park, Nelson
Sun 7 Jan Bride of Frankenstein Village Green, Takaka
Tue 9 Jan The Court Jester Faulkner Bush, Wakefield
Wed 10 Jan Bride of Frankenstein  Washbourn Gardens, Richmond
Thu 11 Jan The Wizard of Oz Isel Park, Stoke
Fri 12 Jan La Grande Vadrouille Founders Heritage Park, Nelson
Sat 13 Jan Ladri di Biciclette Fairfield Park, Nelson
Sun 14 Jan The Wizard of Oz  Saltwater Baths, Motueka
Tue 16 Jan Ladri di Biciclette Jester House, Tasman
Wed 17 Jan Rebecca Fairfield Park, Nelson
Thu 18 Jan The Wizard of Oz Washbourn Gardens, Richmond
Fri 19 Jan It's a Wonderful Life Founders Heritage Park, Nelson
Sat 20 Jan Bride of Frankenstein  Fairfield Park, Nelson
Sun 21 Jan The Court Jester Isel Park, Stoke