The Power of the Dog (12A) at Number 8, Pershore
Benedict Cumberbatch gives a magnificent performance in this searing western set in early 1920s Montana. Charismatic, severe and brutal, rancher Phil Burbank (Cumberbatch) inspires fear and awe in all who cross his path. When Phil’s mild-mannered brother George (Jesse Plemons) marries a widow Rose (Kirsten Dunst) and she moves into the family ranch Phil treats her with unrelenting cruelty. But when her awkward teenage son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) returns to the ranch during his school holidays Phil appears to take the boy under his wing …
Written and directed by Academy Award winner, Jane Campion (The Piano, The Top of the Lake) Power of the Dog is exquisitely shot, with beautiful landscapes, compelling performances, and a powerful and complex story.
(plus 80p per ticket if booked online, fees capped at £6 per transaction)
Visit Number 8’s website for booking.
In line with the recent government announcement – from Friday 10 December all of our customers aged 11 and over will be legally required to wear a face-covering within the building, unless medically exempt from doing so. Face covering may only be removed in the coffee bar or auditorium when consuming food or drinks.