Published on Monday, November 25, 2013 - 9:35am
The December Film Series will show movies from 2013 film series that were scheduled but cancelled for various reasons. Year-in-Review features three films. Two of these selections are in French with English subtitles. All screening are free and begin at 6pm in the large lower-level meeting room.
Dec. 3 -- Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (1990)
PG, 118 minutes
Madcap adventure follows two minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet as they traipse across the countryside to deliver a letter to the king. The misfits confuse their identities, invent futuristic contraptions, and narrowly escape death. Starring Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss and Gary Oldman.
Dec. 10 -- Jean de Florette (1986)
PG, 122 minutes
This adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's novel takes place in Provence of the 1920s. A city man becomes the owner of farm that has a treasure -- a natural spring. However, two covetous neighbors have dastardly designs to steal the water and the land. What will happen when a mysterious death changes everything?
Dec. 17 -- Manon of the Spring (1986)
PG, 113 minutes
The sequel to Jean de Florette returns to the village where Manon, the deceased farmer’s daughter, is now a beautiful yet reclusive shepherdess. Manon seeks revenge for her father’s untimely death, but drought and a love triangle complicate the story.