More details on “49 UP” → An ex-syndicate accountant is forced back into the criminal underworld in an effort to save his two younger brothers from being executed by a powerful mob boss.More details on “5 Against the House” → Does social class determine our life path?Park Circus helps put films into venues across the world.Below is a selection of titles that have public screenings at cinemas, theatres and film festivals over the next six weeks.Over the past five decades the series has documented the group as they have become adults, dealing with everything life has thrown at them in between, and provided a unique snapshot of British social history.Now it catches up with the group as they approach their half-century.More details on “2001: A Space Odyssey” → In a dusty, underpopulated California resort town, a naive southern waif, Pinky Rose (Sissy Spacek), idolizes and befriends her fellow nurse, the would-be sophisticate and "thoroughly modern" Millie Lammoreaux (Shelley Duvall).When Millie takes Pinky in as her roommate, Pinky's hero worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated.
Soon she is entangled with a troubled eight year old boy obsessed with Westerns, and the local estate agent whose awkward interpersonal skills continually undermine his attempts to seduce her. More details on “Adult Life Skills” → Bernadette (Terence Stamp) is a middle-aged transsexual mourning the recent death of her lover.The twelve jurors retire to the jury room, having been admonished that the defendant is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.Eleven of the jurors vote for conviction, each for reasons of his own.But there will be no celebration--their beloved patriarch has been murdered! Could it possibly have been one of his two young daughters? She spends her days making videos using her thumbs as actors - thumbs that bicker about things like whether Yogi Bear is a moral or existential nihilist.The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. A surprise visit from the victim's chic sister sends the household into a tizzy, encouraging hysterics, exacerbating rivalries, and encompassing musical interludes. But Anna doesn't show these videos to anyone and no one knows what they are for.