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Molly's game [videorecording] / by Sorkin, Aaron,director.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Isler, Samantha,actor.; Elba, Idris,actor.;
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Samantha Isler, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Brian d'Arcy James, Chris O'Dowd, Michael Cera, J.C. MacKenzie, Bill Camp, Graham Greene.Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner star in this US drama which marks the directorial debut of writer Aaron Sorkin. Following the rise and fall of entrepreneur Molly Bloom (Chastain/Samantha Isler), the story follows Bloom as she plans one of the most exclusive high-stakes poker games in history. Managing to run her game for nearly ten years, Bloom suddenly finds herself the subject of an FBI investigation but with her players including members of the Hollywood elite as well as business tycoons and the Russian mob, Bloom faces the ethical dilemma of protecting their anonymity or facing trial herself.BBFC code: 15.DVD.
© 2018., 20th Century Fox Home Ent.,
Available copies: 4 / Total copies: 5
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A most violent year / by Chandor, J.C.,director.; Ebert, Alex,music.; Isaac, Oscar,actor.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Oyelowo, David,actor.;
Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Albert Brooks, Elyes Gabel, Catalina Sandin Moreno, Peter Gerety.J.C. Chandor directs this American crime thriller starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. At a time when New York City is experiencing a spike in criminal activity, heating and oil business owner Abel Morales (Isaac) fights to make himself a living, support his wife Anna (Chastain) and protect his interests. Always looking for a way to expand his business, Abel does things by the book. However, when he becomes the target of opportunistic thieves and a number of his trucks go missing, he takes matters into his own hands to track down those responsible. But, in doing so, he also attracts the attention of the assistant district attorney (David Oyelowo) who has taken an unwelcome interest in Abel's books...BBFC code: 15.DVD.
© 2015., Icon Home Entertainment,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 4
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Zero dark thirty [videorecording] / by Bigelow, Kathryn,director.; Desplat, Alexandre,music.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Pratt, Chris,actor.; Adkins, Scott,actor.;
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Scott Adkins, Taylor Kinney, Joel Edgerton, Mark Strong, Harold Perrineau, Kyle Chandler, Frank Grillo, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Duplass, Jason Clarke.Kathryn Bigelow directs this Academy Award-nominated military action thriller about the mission by American special operations forces to capture or kill al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Shining a light on the secretive processes behind the world's greatest manhunt, the film details the work done by the intelligence team responsible for finally tracking down bin Laden, graphically documenting the unfolding ten-year intelligence hunt through the eyes of CIA analyst Maya (Jessica Chastain), whose initial minor role assumes ever-greater importance as a crack US Navy Seal team readies itself for its most important mission ever. Chastain won a Golden Globe Award for her role in the Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama category.BBFC code: 15.
Subjects: DVD.;
© 2013., Universal Pictures,
Available copies: 5 / Total copies: 7
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Crimson peak [videorecording] / by Toro, Guillermo del,1964-director.; Velázquez, Fernando,music.; Wasikowska, Mia,actor.; Hiddleston, Tom,actor.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.;
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, Doug Jones, Burn Gorman, Jim Beaver, Leslie Hope.Guillermo del Toro co-writes and directs this gothic horror starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Hunnam. Set in rural Cumbria in the 19th century, the film follows young author Edith Cushing (Wasikowska) as she meets and falls in love with the wealthy and mysterious Sir Thomas Sharpe (Hiddleston). However, after Edith moves into Crimson Peak, the Sharpe family home, to live with Thomas and his sister Lady Lucille (Chastain) she realises that there is much more to the Sharpe family and house than meets the eye...BBFC code: 15.DVD.
© 2016., Universal Pictures,
Available copies: 0 / Total copies: 1
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Lawless / by Hillcoat, John,director.; Hardy, Tom,actor.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Oldman, Gary,actor.; Bondurant, Matt,book author.;
Cast: Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Mia Wasikowska, Noah Taylor, Jason Clarke, Dane DeHaan, Lew Temple, Randall Franks, Alex Van.John Hillcoat ('The Road') directs this crime thriller set in rural Virginia in the early 1930s, adapted by musician-screenwriter Nick Cave from the biographical novel by Matt Bondurant, the grandson of one of the main characters. Brothers Jack and Forrest Bondurant (Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy) set up as bootleggers, but soon find themselves under threat from the authorities who want a cut of their profits in the form of 'security money'. A vicious turf war ensues as the brothers fight tooth and nail to retain their hard-won livelihood. The supporting cast includes Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Noah Taylor and Jessica Chastain.BBFC code: 18.
Subjects: DVD.; New DVDs added Dec 12-Jan 13;
© 2013., Momentum Pictures,
Available copies: 6 / Total copies: 9
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Miss Sloane [videorecording] / by Madden, John,1936-director.; Richter, Max,music.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Strong, Mark,1963-actor.; Mbatha-Raw, Gugu,actor.;
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterston, John Lithgow, Grace Lynn Kung, Raoul Bhaneja.John Madden directs this thriller, telling the story of Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain), a highly talented lobbyist determined to advance gun control measures in the United States. Sloane has a reputation as formidable, cunning and ultimately successful. But she has never faced opposition quite like this before, and this bout places her career in jeopardy. The cast also includes Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sam Waterston. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Chastain).BBFC code: 15.DVD.
© 2017., 20th Century Fox Home Ent.,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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Interstellar / by Nolan, Christopher,1970-director.; Zimmer, Hans,music.; McConaughey, Matthew,1969-actor.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Hathaway, Anne,1982-actor.;
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, Topher Grace, Casey Affleck.Sci-fi feature written and directed by Christopher Nolan, director of 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. On a resource-depleted Earth in the near future, the discovery of a wormhole which can transport users through time and space unites scientists and explorers in the most important mission in human history. Among the potential travellers is a widowed engineer (Matthew McConaughey) who must decide whether to remain with his two children or to test the limits of human space travel, to see if there is a future for humanity out among the stars or whether the end of the Earth spells the end for humanity. Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer returns to partner Nolan and score the film. The cast members include Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards and won for Best Visual Effects.BBFC code: 12.DVD.
© 2015., Warner Home Video,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 5
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The zookeeper's wife [videorecording] / by Caro, Niki,director.; Gregson-Williams, Harry,music.; Chastain, Jessica,actor.; Brühl, Daniel,actor.; Heldenbergh, Johan,actor.; Ackerman, Diane,book author.;
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh, Timothy Radford, Michael McElhatton, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Efrat Dor, Val Maloku, Marian Mitas.Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl star in this historical drama directed by Niki Caro. Set in the Polish capital Warsaw, the story follows Antonina Zabinski (Chastain) and her husband Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) as they attempt to help as many local Jews as they can following the Nazi invasion in 1939. Horrified by the treatment of their fellow citizens in the city's newly formed ghettos, Antonina and Jan begin covertly working with Polish resistance forces by smuggling hundreds of displaced Jews into their zoo and providing them with shelter and a place to hide. However, with the Nazi's new chief zoologist Lutz Heck (Brühl) making daily visits and becoming increasingly suspicious of their behaviour, the Zabinskis are forced to go to extreme lengths to continue to protect their secret.BBFC code: 12.DVD.
© 2017., Universal Pictures,
Available copies: 8 / Total copies: 9
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