Welcome to Portsmouth Film Society

Welcome to The Portsmouth Film Society’s website. The society shows the best in world cinema, documentary, independent film, animation and classic movies. Members see great films in a social environment, and meet and chat about movies with other film fans. PFS gives you the chance to watch great films that you might not otherwise get a chance to see.

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Winter Programme continues with:

touch-of-sinA TOUCH OF SIN (China- 2013)
6.45pm  Thursday 29 January
Cert 15 | 125m
Cantonese with English Subtitles

A “brilliant exploration of violence and corruption in contemporary China” (The Atlantic). A miner, enraged by corruption, takes justice touchofsininto his own hands. A migrant discovers the possibilities of owning a firearm. A sauna receptionist is pushed to her limits by an abusive client. And a factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next.

“Jia Zhangke’s brilliantly observed A Touch of Sin paints a bleak and violent picture of contemporary China.” GEOFFREY MACNAB, The Independent.

 

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