A Prophet (Un prophète)

Apr 22, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday April 23: “A PROPHET (Un prophète)” from writer/director Jacques Audiard. See Calendar for showtimes. Condemned to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena cannot read or write.  Arriving at the jail entirely alone, he appears younger and more fragile than the other convicts.  He is 19 years old.  Cornered by the leader of […]

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Mid August Lunch (Pranzo di ferragosto)

Apr 15, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday April 16.  75 min, NR, in Italian w English subtitles. See Calendar for showtimes. Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. […]

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La Danse

Apr 15, 2010 No Comments

Opens Sunday April 11.  158 min, NR.  Follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets at the Paris Opera Ballet. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers. Proceeds to benefit both Circle and Tulsa […]

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White Ribbon

Apr 08, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday March 26.  Controversy-courting director Michael Haneke (CACHÉ) earned the Palm d’Or at Cannes in 2009 for this arresting drama set just before World War I. In a small German village, a number of unexplained accidents beset the schoolchildren and their parents. Though they at first appear coincidental, it begins to seem that they […]

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Fish Tank

Apr 08, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday April 2:  “FISH TANK” from Academy Award® winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold. Everything changes for 15yr old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.  The most honored British film of the year is Academy Award® winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold’s Cannes Jury Prize winner, FISH TANK. The film is an emotionally stunning coming-of-age […]

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I Am Alive and I Love You (Je suis vivante et je vous amie)

Mar 19, 2010 No Comments

Julien is a shy, bookish railway worker trying to live a quiet and inconspicuous life under the eyes of his German and collaborationist supervisors. One night he answers the whispered plea of a young Jewish woman confined in one of the transport wagons. She slips a message to him through a crack in the floor […]

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