Bored of the same old? Join us in star style this winter for the new series of Shimmy’s Absolut Movie Nights! The Shimmy cinema, screening French classics like Amelie, Chocolat and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, offers guests an elegant cinematic experience with all the bells and whistles.
Tickets are priced at R300.00 a pop, available through Quicket [INSERT LINK] and include an Absolut Vodka arrival cocktail, Margarita pizza and… what would the movies be without popcorn and candyfloss.
The space will be cosied up with the integrated heating system and lavish lounging cushioned with blankets for Absolut comfort.
Debuting the series of winter movies, on 28 June, 2018, is the British-American romantic comedy-drama, Chocolat. Created in 2000, the five times Academy Award nominated French film tells the story of a young mother, played by Juliette Binoche, and her daughter, who transform the repressed people of the French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes with her chocolaterie, La Chocolaterie Maya. The motion picture was also nominated for eight BAFTAs, and four Golden Globes. Judi Dench won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the film.
30 August, 2018 will host the screening of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. Set in 18th century France, the film tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Whishaw), an olfactory genius, and his homicidal quest for the perfect scent. Released in 2006 the movie grossed over $135 million worldwide.
The winter film finale wraps on 27 September, 2018 with Amélie, a French romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Starring Audrey Tautou, the film, set in Montmartre, is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life. Receiving critical acclaim Amélie was a major box office success winning Best Film at the European Film Awards; four César Awards in 2002 (including Best Film and Best Director), two BAFTA Awards (including Best Original Screenplay), and was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Tickets are limited to 60 seats and are available on a first come first serve basis.