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When:

Mon 10 Mar 2008, 6:30pm–8:30pm

Where: Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, CBD, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • New Member Premier Card: $150.00
  • Returning Member Premier: $130.00
  • 3 Film Sampler: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: AuckFilmSoc

Opening Night screening:

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Les parapluies de Cherbourg, Jacques Demy, France/West Germany 1964, 35mm (PG)

Catherine Deneuve in an enchanting tale of young love menaced by parental ambition, unwanted pregnancy and the Algerian War – with Demy’s dialogue sung throughout to Legrand’s melodious score. Rich pastel colours and unostentatiously fluid cinematography situate the proceedings in a magical territory somewhere between reality and fairy tale. The ending, especially, is unforgettable. “Few Hollywood-style musicals ever wove beauty, irony, and sadness into such a bittersweet emotional tapestry.” – Christian Science Monitor AFS thanks Time Out Bookstore Ltd

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