Our next film, on Tuesday 20 February at 19:45, is Day For Night, the final film in our CFS Extra François Truffaut season. A gentle and warm-hearted comedy about the business of making a film, Day for Night (La Nuit Americaine) won the best foreign film Oscar in 1974. It stars Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud and Truffaut himself as the director of a [cont'd.]
Our next film, on Tuesday February 13 at 19:45, is Fahrenheit 451, the second in our François Truffaut mini-season. Based on a best-selling science fiction novel by Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 was Truffaut’s first film in colour and his only film in English. It stars Oskar Werner and Julie Christie and is an intriguing and little-seen film.
Our next film, on Tuesday 23 January at 19:45, is The 400 Blows by François Truffaut, the first in our CFS Extra mini-season of three films devoted to the director. Released in 1959 as Les quatre cents coups, better translated as ‘Mischief’, it marked the beginning of the French New Wave as well as the start of Truffaut’s remarkable career. The film is a [cont'd.]
Our next film, on Tuesday 9 January at 19:45, is Tale of Tales, Matteo Garrone’s extraordinary collection of grown-up fairytales. With a fine cast, including Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones, and gorgeous production design and cinematography, this assembly of three loosely connected stories is guaranteed to be unlike anything you will see this year.
Our next film, on Tuesday 12 December at 19:45, is Truman, a bittersweet tale of two men and a dog. Tomás flies from Canada to Madrid to visit his old friend Julián. It emerges that Julián has a terminal diagnosis and is refusing further treatment. The two men set about settling Julián’s affairs. Among the outstanding issues is the future of [cont'd.]