Globe Theatrette - a boutique theatre in the heart of Ahuriri Village, Napier

Session times - This Week

Fri 25 May 1.30pm
Sat 26 May 2.15pm
Sun 27 May 7.30pm
Tue 29 May 8.15pm
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Genre: Drama, Biography
Director: John Curran (Tracks, The Painted Veil)
Cast: Jason Clarke (Everest), Kate Mara (House Of Cards), Bruce Dern (Silent Running), Clancy Brown (Shawshank Redemption)

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed after he is involved in a fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of yound campaign strategist Mary Jo Kopechne.

The scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, as Ted Kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed in the new movie starring Jason Clarke and Kate Mara.

Through true accounts, documented from the investigation in 1969, CHAPPAQUIDDICK intimately exposes the broad reach of political power, the influence of America's most celebrated family, and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy in the shadow of his family's legacy.

"Exactly what you want it to be: a tense, scrupulous, absorbingly precise and authentic piece of history" (Variety)

Runtime: 107 mins

In his enchanting debut feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village. Even in this early work, Tati was brilliantly toying with the devices (silent visual gags, minimal yet deftly deployed sound effects) and exploring the theme (the absurdity of our increasing reliance on technology) that would define his cinema.
Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. Tati’s masterpiece of gentle slapstick is a series of effortlessly well-choreographed sight gags involving dogs, boats, and firecrackers; it was the first entry in the Hulot series and the film that launched its maker to international stardom. (
Dates: 24th and 26th May (time tbc)
Other dates
31st May: MON ONCLE
7th June: PLAYTIME

14th June: TRAFIC and PARADE (double featur