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Saturdays 8.30pm in June
This month, Rialto presents award-winning films for your Saturday nights, starting with The Happy Prince (1st), a portrait of Oscar Wilde starring Rupert Everett. Climax (8th) follows a party that descends into delirium, and The Escape (15th) is a stirring, emotional look at what it means to start over. Starring Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux, Zoe (22nd) tells the tale of a forbidden love between an engineer and a robot. Finally, The Seagull (29th), adapted from Anton Chekhov’s classic play, explores the obsessive nature of love, featuring Saoirse Ronan and Elisabeth Moss.