Poly (Family Film)
Date & Time: Sunday Sept 4th / 11am
Location & Tickets: The Gate Cinema
Details: Nicolas Vanier / 102 mins / France, Belgium / 2020
Starring: François Cluzet, Julie Gayet, Patrick Timsit
Synopsis: Writer/director Vanier is renowned for creating charming family-friendly films about the relationships between people and nature. Poly is Vanier’s latest triumph. 10-year-old Cécile is holidaying in the countryside with her mother but, feeling alone and bored, she’s not enjoying it. That all changes with the arrival of a circus to town. The star of the show is Poly a Shetland pony. But Poly not treated well by the unscrupulous circus owner, Brancalou. Between the animal and the child an incredible friendship is born. Enlisting the help of the other children from the village, Cécile puts a rescue mission in place and she and Poly head off for an adventure full of peril and excitement.