Movie of the month (June 2017)

Miller offers us simultaneously a portrait of a lost individual, a drama about fathers and sons and a critique of the capitalist system.

In June 2017 we choose a movie for you:

“Death Of a Salesman”

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Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Based on: Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang
Year: 1985
Running time: 136 min
Awards: Golden Globe to Dustin Hoffman for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television”

Plot: The Salesman Willy Loman is in a period of crisis of his life. He’s about to lose his job, he can’t pay his bills. His sons Biff and Happy haven’t any respect for him and it seems they don’t rise up life in the best way. He ask himself what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

Movie of the month (May 2017)

In May 2017 we choose a movie for you:

“Sarah’s Key”

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Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Based on: Elle s’appelait Sarah, Tatiana de Rosnay
Starring:  Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot
Year: 2010
Running time: 111 min

Plot: Sarah’s Key tells the story of two people: Sarah, a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d’Hiv Roundup in 1942, and Julia, a middle-aged woman who writes an article in a modern-days Paris. The story is about the particular remote connection between their lives in France: at the beginning of the novel, the chapters alternate between the two separate lives of Sarah and Julia, and there will be an unexpected end! 

Movie of the month (April 2017)

In April 2017 we choose a movie for you:

“The Hours”

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Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Based on: The Hours by M.Cunningham
Starring: M.Streep, J.Moore, N.Kidman
Year: 2002
Running time: 114 min
Awards:  nine Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture), and a win for Nicole Kidman as Best Actress.

Plot: The plot focuses on three women of different generations whose lives are interconnected by the novel Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. These are Clarissa Vaughan (Streep); Laura Brown (Moore); and Virginia Woolf (Kidman) herself in 1920s England, who is struggling with depression and mental illness while trying to write her novel.

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