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UK Cinema Releases: Friday 27th May 2011

NATIONAL RELEASES

The Hangover Part II (Warner Bros.): The sequl to the 2009 comedy blockbuster sees friends Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to Thailand for Stu’s wedding where they get into more drunken scrapes. Directed by Todd Phillips, it co-stars Ken Jeong, Jeffrey Tambor, Jamie Chung and Paul Giamatti. [Nationwide / 15]

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules (20th Century Fox): Sequel based on the second book in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series, which follows middle school student Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), his older brother Rodrick (Robert Capron) and the school talent show. Directed by David Bowers and co-starring Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick and Steve Zahn. [Nationwide / U]

ALSO OUT

Apocalypse Now (Optimum Releasing): Re-release of the classic 1979 Vietnam war drama, which has been digitally restored. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, it stars Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall. [Key cities / 15] [Read our full review here]

Le Quattro Volte (New Wave Films): Italian drama about an ageing shepherd (Giuseppe Fuda) and his animals in the southern town of Calabria. Directed by Michelangelo Frammartino, it stars Bruno Timpano, Giuseppe Fuda and Nazareno Timpano. [Key cities / U]

Heartbeats (Network Releasing): Drama about a love-triangle between three friends in Quebec. Directed by Xavier Dolan (who also stars), it co-stars Monia Chokri and Niels Schneider. [Key Cities / 15]

Life, Above All (Peccadillo Pictures): Drama about a mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa. Directed by Oliver Schmitz, it stars Khomotso Manyaka and Keaobaka Makanyane. [12A]

Angels Of Evil (Artificial Eye): Italian gangster drama based on the life and times of Renato Villanzasca, a criminal from Milan who captured Italy’s headlines in the 1970s. Directed by Michele Placido, it stars Kim Rossi Stuart, Filippo Timi, Moritz Bleibtreu, Valeria Solarino, Paz Vega and Francesco Scianna. [Key Cities / 15]

Dancing Dreams (Soda Pictures): German documentary about untrained dancers learning Pina Bausch’s 1970s dance piece, Kontakthof. Directed by Rainer Hoffman and Anne Linsel. [Key Cities]

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> UK DVD & Blu-ray releases for Monday 23rd May 2011, including The Stanley Kubrick Collection and The Hustler