Here is our schedule for the film series Winter 2012 season.
Thank you to all who suggested movies, and special thanks to Ashley McKenzie, Nelson MacDonald, Noreen Golfman, and Kendra Barnes, who offered invaluable guidance.
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A droll comedy about a young African stowaway and the Bohemian shoe shine man who shields him from police in the French port city of le Havre.
Comedy: When Anglo civil servants descend on a pure laine Quebec town for language training, inevitable cross-cultural conflict ensues.
Sci-Fi/Drama: A depressive bride celebrates her wedding at a sumptuous rural estate while the hitherto unknown Planet Melancholia hurtles toward a close encounter with Earth.
Marilyn Monroe takes a break from a disastrous working honeymoon with new hubby Arthur Miller and annoyed director Sir. Lawrence Olivier to tour the English countryside with an incredibly lucky 23-year-old third assistant director who serves as her companion and guide.
Drama: A decades-spanning, elegant and heart-wrenching rumination on love and destiny involving two seemingly unrelated love stories stories set in 1960s Paris and present-day Montreal.
Comedy: An unorthodox Irish cop with a confrontational personality (Brendan Gleeson) teams up with a humorless FBI agent (Don Cheadle) as they try to crack an international drug-smuggling ring.
Drama: A British college student falls for an American classmate, only to be deported and banned from the U.S. when she overstays her visa.
Drama: At the dawn of psychotherapy, Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud fall for the same beautiful but troubled patient. Stars Michael Fassbender and Keira Knightley.
Drama: Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to reconnect with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. Stars Elizabeth Olsen.
Drama: A terminally ill teenage girl falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and commune with the ghost of a WWII Japanese kamikaze pilot.
Comedy/Drama: Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons get into a fight, but the grown-ups’ increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos. Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet
Comedy/Drama: An Algerian immigrant is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically.
Drama: Abandoned by his father, a young boy escapes a state-run youth farm, and persuades the town hairdresser to foster him on weekends.