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Diff 2017: 5 films to watch on December 13

From the space opera ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to an entertaining Arabic comedy ‘Induced Labor’, these are the must-watch films of the day

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Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool

Late Hollywood star Gloria Grahame, towards the end of her life, was reduced to acting in plays in Liverpool. This movie is a heart breaking and bittersweet account of the romance and death of a faded star.

Genre: Biographical/Drama

Cast: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell

Language: English

Watch it at Vox 17, Mall of the Emirates (2.30pm)

Induced Labor

Getting an American visa can drive people to extreme lengths, especially if it is to secure your family or children. An Egyptian couple take things to the extreme when all else fails. They storm the US Embassy in Cairo to give birth to twin babies, technically born on US soil, or so they thought.

Genre: Comedy and Drama

Cast: Horeya Farghaly, Maged Elkedwany, Abdelrahman Abo Zhra, Sayed Ragab, Mostafa Khater, Mai Kassab, Bayoumi Fouad

Language: Arabic

Watch it at Vox 14, Mall of the Emirates (5.30pm)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The eighth film in the overall Star Wars saga, this one is the last one to feature Carrie Fisher. The heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

Genre: Adventure/Fantasy/Drama

Cast: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’O, Andy Serkis

Language: English

Watch it at Madinat Arena (10pm)

Molly’s Game

Based on the true story of Molly Bloom, the young Olympic-standard skier who has a catastrophic injury and ends up hosting a high-stakes poker game in Los Angeles. Molly’s poker school is soon hosting famous actors, sports stars, politicians, tycoons, mobsters and assorted A-list celebrities.

Genre: Biographical/Drama

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Chris O’Dowd

Language: English

Watch it at Vox Screen 14, Mall of the Emirates (8.30pm)

Hunting Season

Young Nahuel falls off track when his mother passes away, and soon he gets himself expelled from school. He seeks out his estranged father, Ernesto, a respected hunting guide in Patagonia.

Genre: Drama

Cast: Lautaro Bettoni, Germán Palacios, Boy Olmi, Rita Pauls

Language: Spanish

Watch it at Vox Screen 13, Mall of the Emirates (8.45pm)