ROOM FOR TWO, Dir. Jan Hillman
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13:30 Sat 18 Jan 2014

Rio Cinema Rio Cinema

Join us in the romantic art deco surroundings of the Rio Cinema in Dalston for a matinee of romantic dramas. There’s an all-star cast including MacKenzie Crook and Bronagh Gallagher in the award-winning romantic sci-fi space epic Orbit Ever After, Andrew Shim (Milky in This Is England) in bittersweet London love story Off Yer ‘Ead, a grizzled Rutger Hauer in Turn, and a serious turn from comedian Jack Whitehall in one-night stand drama The Houdini Girl

103 min

Rio Cinema

107 Kingsland High Street, London
E8 2PB
020 7241 9410
Peak Standard £12.50 / Peak Concessions £10.50


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  • DOG

    John Fitzpatrick 2 mins (UK, 2013)

    Two men meet in a field. One of them gets cold feet.

    Louis Paxton 14 mins (UK, 2013)

    'DOLLFACE' is a tense BLACK comedy about a young couple's dinner date. Lilly has been seeing Henry for a while now, things are going really well and Lilly suspects that tonight Henry will declare his love for her. ...But Henry Hot-Stuff has a far more unsettling confession; one that will test Lilly's perception of... normality.

    Dean Anderson 11 mins (UK, 2013)

    Coming-of-age Drama about Grace (Natasha Kendall), a socially isolated 17-year-old, who momentarily finds solace in a sexual encounter with Darren (Robert Reina), an older man having a mid-life crisis. Upon finding Darren's lost wallet with a home address, Grace decides this would be an opportunity to track Darren down, and see him once again.

    Kfir Yefet 10 mins (UK, 2013)

    Red, a talented mind-magician, has picked up a beautiful and enigmatic young Irish girl - Rosa - at one of his gigs. After a passionate night together, they start talking, watched over by Red's beloved vintage Houdini poster. As dawn breaks, things take an unexpected turn, and Red finds himself with a tough decision to make

    Leon Chambers 10 mins (UK, 2013)

    Lonely serial killer Henrik may have found a kindred spirit. But the course of true crime never did run smooth..

    Dan Kokotajlo 13 mins (UK, 2013)

    A doomed relationship between a frustrated deaf woman and a lazy man who meet through a smart phone dating app. The story is mostly told through short unedited vignettes.

    Jamie Stone 20 mins (UK, 2013)

    Earth’s orbit. The distant future. Two star-crossed lovers overcome all probabilities and sacrifice everything they have in order to spend one perfect moment together.

    Directed by Jan Hillman, Produced by Sam Mildner 16 mins (UK, 2013)

    A young couple, Sarah and Myles, check into a hotel, but things aren't as they initially appear; Sarah's married. Already unsure if she can go through with the affair, the evening's events force Sarah to make an even bigger decision.

    Nimer Rashed 3 mins (UK, 2013)

    The life of a couple told through the touching of hands.
  • TURN

    Stuart Gillies 4 mins (UK, 2013)

    In that single moment, a lifetime crystallized forcing him to act on instinct. He left his life behind and followed his heart, to her. A new beginning. A second chance. A different end.