A Theater Near You

6/19/13 to 7/6/13

Our Theater Near You summer roundup includes digital restorations of Volker Schlöndorff's The Tin Drum (1979), Luis Buñuel's Tristana (1970), and Marcel Carné's Port of Shadows (1938); sci-fi classics The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976) and Kuroneko (Kaneto Shindo, 1968); and Lech Majewski's critically acclaimed The Mill and the Cross (2010), an innovative filmic interpretation of Pieter Bruegel the Elder's The Way to Calvary.

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  • Port of Shadows

    • Saturday, July 6 6:30 pm

    Marcel Carné (France, 1938). (Quai des brumes). Digital Restoration! Carné and Prévert's melancholy poem of life and death in the lower depths of Le Havre. Starring Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Michel Simon, and Pierre Brasseur. “A marvelously moody thriller. . . .Seldom has the seedy side of life seemed so utterly seductive” (Geoff Andrew, British Film Institute). (91 mins)

  • Kuroneko

    • Saturday, July 6 8:30 pm

    Kaneto Shindo (Japan, 1968). A Japanese folk tale is given a feminist, allegorical twist in this eerie Japanese New Wave classic. In the misty bamboo groves of twelfth-century Japan, the vengeful ghosts of a murdered mother and daughter lure samurai to their deaths. (99 mins)

  • The Mill and the Cross

    • Saturday, June 22 6:30 pm

    Lech Majewski (Poland/Sweden, 2010). (Mlyn i krzyz). Bruegel's painting The Way to Calvary is brought to life in this wonderfully creative, technologically stunning interpretation “starring” Rutger Hauer, Michael York, and Charlotte Rampling. “An extraordinary example of both art-historical examination and CGI as a passport to unknown lands” (Village Voice). (92 mins)

  • Tristana

    • Saturday, June 22 8:30 pm

    Luis Buñuel (Spain/Italy/France, 1970). Digital Restoration! Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, and Franco Rey star in Buñuel's tale of amour fou involving a virginal young orphan, a well-to-do older man, and a younger painter. “Nothing less than the quintessential Buñuel film of all time. . . . Extremely funny, bluntly fast-paced, and very, very beautiful in an almost casual, untidy way” (Vincent Canby). (95 mins)

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

    • Thursday, June 20 7 pm

    Nicolas Roeg (U.K., 1976). An alien falls to earth in the form of the pale, sad, androgynous David Bowie, and attempts to return home in Roeg's science fiction tour de force. “Time has done nothing to reduce its cool, confounding strangeness” (New Yorker). (140 mins)

  • The Tin Drum

    • Wednesday, June 19 7 pm

    Volker Schlöndorff (Germany/France, 1979). (Die Blechtrommel). Restored Director's Cut! The rise of Nazism is seen through the diabolically knowing eyes of a child in Schlöndorff's unforgettable fantasia of surreal imagery, striking eroticism, and unflinching satire, adapted from Günter Grass's acclaimed novel. (163 mins)