Outstanding films under the stars in the winery gardens at Rochford Wines in Yarra Valley. Fast-track your entry by buying online.

Enjoy a picnic on the lawn or choose from a range of food and drink options.

 
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Rochford Wines is an hour drive from Melbourne city and just 30 mins drive
from the Ringwood Bypass on Eastlink.

Just travel up the Marondah Hwy
and the winery is on the corner of
Hill Road, Coldstream.

Rochford is a fully licenced venue.
No BYO alcohol or softdrink permitted.

Please bring a deck chair or picnic rug, as there is no allocated seating. Bring a picnic rug or low back lawn chairs for viewing - also, Bean Bags are available for Hire on the night. Dress warm for the later part of the evening.

Accommodation:
Yarra Valley Info Centre 03 5962 2600

PRESENTING THE 2013/2014 SUMMER SEASON
THE BUTLER (M)
Saturday December 28, 2013

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
Butler
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For three decades, Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) served as the chief butler for eight consecutive US presidents, including Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon and Reagan.

From his unique vantage point Gaines witnessed radical transformations in American history through the civil rights movement to Vietnam and the Cold War - and how those changes affected his life and family.

Based on a true story, Lee Daniels (Precious) directs a stellar ensemble cast including Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, John Cusack, Robin Williams, Alan Rickman, James Marsden and Liev Schreiber. (103mins)


ONE CHANCE (PG)
Saturday January 4, 2014

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
One Chance
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Here's one of the most uplifting films since Billy Elliot - the engaging, true story of Paul Potts (James Corden), the Welsh cell-phone salesman whose dream of becoming an opera singer came true when he appeared on the reality series Britainís Got Talent. But itís the journey to get there that is most extraordinary.

From the director of The Devil Wears Prada and co-starring Mackenzie Crook, Alexandra Roach and Julie Walters. (103mins)


CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2
(G)
Saturday January 11, 2014

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
CloudyMeatballs2
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Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention -- a machine that turned water into food causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals - "foodimals!" Flint and his friends embark on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other foodimals to save the world - again! (95mins)

ABOUT TIME (M)
Saturday January 18, 2014

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
About Time
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Rachel McAdams, Billy Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson star in a romantic comedy revolving around time travel from the maker of Love Actually.

A young man tries to change his past to have a better future. At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (124mins)


PHILOMENA (M)
Sunday January 26, 2014
(Australia Day)

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
Philomena
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Falling pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena's baby was whisked away by the orphanage nuns to America for adoption. Philomena (Judi Dench) spent the next fifty years searching for him in vain. Then she met Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), a world-weary journalist as cynical as she was trusting. Together they set off for America on a journey that would not only reveal the extraordinary story of her son, but also the powerful bond that grew between Philomena and Martin. The film is a bitter-sweet drama, a compelling narrative of human love and loss and ultimately a celebration of life from director Stephen Frears (The Queen). (98mins)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (MA15+)
Saturday February 1, 2014

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
August:OC
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This tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

This film versions of Tracy Lettsí Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play features an all-star cast, including Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, Sam Shepard, and Chris Cooper. (130mins)


THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (TBC)
Saturday February 8, 2014

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
Hobbit2
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the dragon, Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch).

Bilbo Baggins is also in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. (Running Time TBC)


BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (PG)
Friday February 14, 2014
Valentine's Day

Movie begins at Dusk
- 8.45pm (approx.)
(Gates open 6.00pm)
Tiffany's
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As part of Yarra Valley Grape Grazing Festival; Twilight Cinemas brings a touch of romance to Movies in the Vineyard on Valentineís Day with the screening of the classic romantic chic film, Breakfast at Tiffanys.

Struggling writer Paul Varjak (George Peppard) moves into a New York apartment building and becomes intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbour Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn). Holly's lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they're alone she changes into a sweetly vulnerable bundle of neuroses. (115mins)

Screening outdoors on the giant outdoor cinema screen with the backdrop of beautiful Rochford Wines and surrounding Yarra Ranges is the perfect way to end the working week.

Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal with a romantic shared dessert for the two in the Rochford Restaurant, then stay and enjoy the screening; $75* Per Person

Basic admission tickets are $20* per person or book the premium Grand Cru package which includes a platter, wine for $120* per couple.