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Hull Independent Cinema: THELMA

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:40 pm

£6 - £7

Hull Independent Cinema presents: THELMA
Joachim Trier | 2017 | Norway | Cert 15 | 116 mins | Norwegian language with English subtitles

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A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.

THELMA | Joachim Trier | 2017 | Norway | Cert 15 | 116 mins | Norwegian language with English subtitles

From acclaimed filmmaker Joachim Trier, THELMA is a supernatural thriller about a young woman who discovers that she has inexplicable and terrifying powers. Thelma has just left her religious family to study at a university in Oslo. A sudden bout of violent seizures coincides with her growing affections for fellow student Anja, who reciprocates Thelma’s powerful attraction. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are symptoms of mysterious, often dangerous supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with train secrets from her past and the terrifying implications of her newfound capabilities. Praised particularly for its visual style and homages to classic 80s cinema, as well as Harboe’s electrifying central performance, THELMA is a powerful drama exploring the dangers of repression.

Starring Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Norwegian Film Critics Award, Norwegian Film Festival
Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at 2018 Academy Awards

“THELMA exerts a grip of its own, not least when it presses against other genres, leaching details from both science fiction and horror.” – Anothy Lane, New Yorker

“There is a scariness and sexiness to go with its cool understatements and opaque mysteries. It’s a film that appears to allude at various stages to the classic tropes of Hitchcock and De Palma” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Note: This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

THELMA is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).


Programme details

Vue Cinema is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack? Doors to the screening room usually open around ten minutes before the performance starts.

7:30pm: Programme starts

9:40pm: Programme ends

The programme run time includes an allowance for introductions and trailers. This may vary and in some cases the film will begin immediately after a short introduction. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised programme start time.

Tickets terms and conditions

If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.

If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card/student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card/student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional £1 for your ticket.

** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office or on the door. 

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January 18
7:30 pm - 9:40 pm
£6 - £7
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Hull Independent Cinema


Vue Hull Princes Quay
Top Deck, Princes Quay Shopping Centre
Hull, HU1 2PQ United Kingdom
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08712 240 240

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