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Carmen The Met: Live in HD Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00 PM

Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another. 218 minutes.

Cousin Jules (1972/2013) Tournées Festival Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:30 PM

Directed by Dominique Benicheti
Not Rated, 91 minutes, DCP
French with English subtitles

An ode to the simple pleasures of life, Cousin Jules is a beautiful, immersive portrait of a blacksmith living with his wife on a small farm in the French countryside. Shot in CinemaScope, the film meticulously captures their daily rituals and transforms it into a bucolic symphony of sound and image. Lost for nearly 40 years and now exquisitely restored, Cousin Jules is a timeless masterpiece.

The Past (2013) Tournées Festival Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:30 PM

Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Rated PG-13, 130 minutes, DCP
With Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa, Tahar Rahim
French and Persian with English subtitles

Following a four-year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his estranged French wife Marie’s request, in order to finalize their divorce procedure so she can marry her new boyfriend Samir. During his tense, brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie’s relationship with her teenage daughter Lucie. Ahmad's efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past.

Skylight National Theatre Live Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM

Directed by Stephen Daldry
With Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy, Matthew Beard
165 minutes

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.

Osaka Elegy/Sisters of Gion (1936) Classics at the Browning Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 PM

Osaka Elegy (1936)
Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
With Isuzu Yamada, Seiichi Takegawa, Chiyoko Okura
Not Rated, 71 minutes, 35mm
Japanese with English subtitles

A critical and popular triumph, Osaka Elegy established Kenji Mizoguchi as one of Japan’s major filmmakers. Isuzu Yamada stars as Ayako, a switchboard operator trapped in a compromising, ruinous relationship with her boss to help support her wastrel father. With its fluid cinematography and deft storytelling, Osaka Elegy ushered in a new era of sound melodrama for Mizoguchi.


Sisters of the Gion (1936)
Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
With Isuzu Yamada, Yoko Umemura
Not Rated, 69 minutes, 35mm
Japanese with English subtitles

Sisters of the Gion follows the parallel paths of the independent, unsentimental Omocha and her sister, the more tradition-minded Umekichi, both geishas in the working-class district of Gion. Mizoguchi’s film is a brilliantly shot, uncompromising look at the forces that keep many women at the bottom rung of the social ladder.

Free for ND students.

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