Roses are red, violets are blue, Nu Metro cinemas in Pretoria has it all this Valentine’s Day weekend… and it’s waiting for you! They’ll have you swooning and feeling all the Nu Metro love with the fantastic new line-up of movies releasing on Friday, 14 February.
Spoil yourself and your special someone with Nu Metro’s Box Office Passport, filled with amazing discount vouchers to the value of over R1 000 – now available at all Nu Metro cinemas.
Vergeet my nie (13 DLS)
Showing at Nu Metro Menlyn Park and Woodlands
Fall in love with this charming South African story of a young student stuck in the small town of Potchefstroom, simply yearning for escape. Her chance finally comes, and when Mardaleen packs up her bags and moves to London with her best friend, she eagerly believes that her dreams of culture, the city and its lights are about to come true. But then she meets Hugo, who might or might not change everything. This highly-anticipated local romantic comedy-drama is in Afrikaans with English subtitles. It stars Marguerite van Eeden and Sean-Marco Vorster.
Bhai’s Café (7-9PG L)
Showing at Nu Metro Menlyn Park only
Tragedy strikes when Bhai’s Café, the cornerstone of the Wynberg community in Cape Town, comes under threat from a ruthless property developer. Unknowingly, Bhai’s daughter, Rashmi, is being swept off her feet by Patrick, the son of the property magnate. In order to keep away the bulldozers and save the café, Bhai and his family must rally the community and square off with the property developer. This charming local film highlights the essence of modern South African life with entrancing musical numbers and traditional dance.
Ordinary love (13 DNS)
Showing at Nu Metro Parkview only
Joan and Tom have been married for many years, and experience an ease and depth to their relationship that only comes from spending a lifetime together. When Joan is unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their relationship and the difficult, unpredictable journey they now find themselves on. Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville star in this extraordinary look at ordinary love.
Queen & Slim (16 DLNSPV)
Showing at Nu Metro Mams Mall and Menlyn Park
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith) are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defence. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man and woman are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.
Fantasy Island (16 DHLV)
Showing at Nu Metro Menlyn Park only
From Blumhouse, the producer of Get Out and Halloween comes a horrible new spin on an old tale. In this modern horror, the enigmatic Mr Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. When their wildest fantasies turn into horrifying nightmares, the guests have to solve the magical island’s dark mystery in order to escape with their lives.
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