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:: Spotlight :: Nissan Moonlight Cinema 2006/2007

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Every summer, Nissan Moonlight Cinema sets up the big screen in Australia’s most beautiful parks and gardens to create a dramatic backdrop for the very best in new release, classic and contemporary film favourites.

Located within the spectacular Botanic Gardens, Melbourne's Nissan Moonlight Cinema is again set to be the star attraction on this summer’s entertainment calendar.

The big screen will light up with the opening night screening of Volver on Thursday, December 14, 2006, with the season running until Sunday, March 11, 2007.

It’s a great pastime for many Australians - soak up the last rays of sunshine in beautiful gardens and parklands, kick back with friends, and watch the best in Australian and international cinema.

Taking a look at this season's schedule, you can take a romantic trip down memory lane with Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Or if hot new releases are more your scene, there’s Casino Royale and The Devil Wears Prada. If you prefer your cinema with a bit more edge, A Scanner Darkly is such an offering. For the documentary buffs who like their entertainment true to life there’s An Inconvenient Truth. And if you’ve lost that lovin’ feeling, take a step back in time to the 1980s with Top Gun.

Nissan Moonlight Cinema also continues its commitment to supporting Australian film with Kenny and Jindabyne among the Aussie offerings this summer.

You can spread out on a picnic rug or nestle up in a bean bed, while there is on-site catering offered.

Discount Tickets
You can join the Moonlight Movie Club for great discounts and other benefits online

The location is at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne (Entry is via Birdwood Avenue)
Gates open at 7.00pm with the screenings starting at sundown.

Tickets
Adults $14.00
Concession $12.00
Child/Pensioner $10.00
Gold Grass luxury ticket package $30

Bean Beds are available for hire

Tickets can be purchased at the gate from 7.00pm/
Book online
Phone bookings 1300 551 908

2006/2007 Schedule - Melbourne

Thursday, 28-Dec-06 - Kenny
Friday, 29-Dec-06 - Grease
Saturday, 30-Dec-06 - Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Sunday, 31-Dec-06 - Closed

Tuesday, 2-Jan-07 - Suburban Mayhem
Wednesday, 3-Jan-07 - Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
Thursday, 4-Jan-07 - Fast Food Nation
Friday, 5-Jan-07 - Top Gun
Saturday, 6-Jan-07 - Little Miss Sunshine
Sunday, 7-Jan-07 - Clerks II
Tuesday, 9-Jan-07 - The Wizard of Oz
Wednesday, 10-Jan-07 - Snakes on a Plane
Thursday, 11-Jan-07 - Glastonbury
Friday, 12-Jan-07 - Brokeback Mountain
Saturday, 13-Jan-07 - Nacho Libre
Sunday, 14-Jan-07 - Hidden (Cache)
Tuesday, 16-Jan-07 - A Scanner Darkly
Wednesday, 17-Jan-07 - For Your Consideration
Thursday, 18-Jan-07 - United 93
Friday, 19-Jan-07 - Thank-you for Smoking
Saturday, 20-Jan-07 - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Sunday, 21-Jan-07 - Charlotte's Web
Tuesday, 23-Jan-07 - C.R.A.Z.Y.
Wednesday, 24-Jan-07 - Zoolander
Friday, 26-Jan-07 - Jindabyne
Saturday, 27-Jan-07 - The Departed
Sunday, 28-Jan-07 - Barfly
Tuesday, 30-Jan-07 - The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Wednesday, 31-Jan-07 - Napoleon Dynamite

Thursday, 1-Feb-07 - The Godfather
Friday, 2-Feb-07 - The Exorcist - Director's Cut
Saturday, 3-Feb-07 - Casino Royale
Sunday, 4-Feb-07 - MIFF Shorts
Tuesday, 6-Feb-07 - March of the Penguins
Wednesday, 7-Feb-07 - The Motorcycle Diaries
Thursday, 8-Feb-07 - Jackass Number Two
Friday, 9-Feb-07 - A Good Year
Saturday, 10-Feb-07 - Transamerica
Sunday, 11-Feb-07 - Blade Runner - The Director's Cut
Tuesday, 13-Feb-07 - Secretary
Wednesday, 14-Feb-07 - Trust the Man
Thursday, 15-Feb-07 - Confetti
Friday, 16-Feb-07 - Déjà Vu
Saturday, 17-Feb-07 - The Notorious Bettie Page
Sunday, 18-Feb-07 - House of Flying Daggers
Tuesday, 20-Feb-07 - The Descent
Wednesday, 21-Feb-07 - Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
Thursday, 22-Feb-07 - Happy Feet
Friday, 23-Feb-07 - Volver
Saturday, 24-Feb-07 - Babel
Sunday, 25-Feb-07 - Amelie
Tuesday, 27-Feb-07 - A Prairie Home Companion
Wednesday, 28-Feb-07 - The Breakfast Club

Thursday, 1-Mar-07 - Borat
Friday, 2-Mar-07 - Marie Antoinette
Saturday, 3-Mar-07 - Hideo Nakata's The Ring
Sunday, 4-Mar-07 - Shortbus
Tuesday, 6-Mar-07 - Sketches of Frank Gehry
Wednesday, 7-Mar-07 - Mulholland Drive
Thursday, 8-Mar-07 - Becoming Jane
Friday, 9-Mar-07 - The Holiday
Saturday, 10-Mar-07 - The Black Dahlia
Sunday, 11-Mar-07 - Donnie Darko:The Director's Cut

For more information, visit

www.moonlight.com.au