One Life

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ONE LIFE tells the inspiring true story of Sir Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Winton, whose unsung endeavours on the eve of World War II saved more than 600 children from their doom. Nicky considered himself a banker, not a humanitarian. Yet when he visited a recently annexed Prague in 1938 and saw the state of the fleeing Jewish refugees, he did what he believed was the right thing to do – the thing that anyone would do – and dedicated himself to the cause. War was approaching, and it was a race against time. How many children could he liberate before it ran out?

Fifty years later, it’s 1988 and Nicky is haunted by the fate of the children he wasn’t able to help. And so it’s not until he’s surprised by the survivors on live television that he can accept that when facing devastating atrocities, saving even one life is a victory, and the British public learn the truth about the hero hidden in their midst.

 

Classification: PG (Mild themes, violence and coarse language)
Running time: 113 mins
Year: 2023
Country: USA, CZECH REPUBLIC
Director: James Hawes
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Johnny Flynn, Helena Bonham Carter, Lena Olin, Romola Garai, Marthe Keller

 

Legend
OC: Open Captions. Text on screen
SD: Spit the Dummy sessions are a friendly screening for adults with children under two. Films screened aren’t intended for children but an opportunity for adults to see a grown-up film. No ticket is needed for the child.
YRFS: Yarra Ranges Film Society session. See here for membership details.
SF: Sensory Friendly (SF) sessions on Sundays at 1pm both venues are all $9: Lower volume slightly, dim lights

Dates and Locations

The Memo, Healesville, 235 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville 3777

When

  • Wednesday, 21 February 2024 | 04:00 PM - 05:55 PM
  • Wednesday, 28 February 2024 | 04:00 PM - 05:55 PM
  • Friday, 01 March 2024 | 07:00 PM - 08:55 PM
  • Saturday, 02 March 2024 | 04:00 PM - 05:55 PM
  • Wednesday, 06 March 2024 | 07:00 PM - 08:55 PM

Arts Centre, Warburton, 3409 Warburton Hwy, Warburton 3799

When

  • Friday, 01 March 2024 | 01:00 PM - 02:55 PM
  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024 | 07:00 PM - 08:55 PM

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