Producer’s Film Picks for January 17-February 20, 2008
DVD & VHS Selections
Pulled from the Member Envelope, the first movie was picked by Peter Farnum.
DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE (1991) Director Krzystof Kieslowski
@ 98 minutes. It stars , Halina Gryglaszewska, and Kalina Jedrusik.
Two women who do not know each other, one in and one in , seem to share a shard of soul. Both of them love music, and pursue it with passion. Two parallel life paths become synchronized however, as one seems to influence the other. A challenging film by a master director, this film burns an unforgettable memory; or a pair of them.
SLIDING DOORS (1998) Director Peter Howett @ 99 minutes. It stars A woman’s love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on a trivial event –whether or not she catches a train. We get to see it both ways; parallel plotlines moving forward in tandem; sweet, sad, and sublime. , , , and . We all come to important life-altering crossroads daily, without realizing it. This film answers the query of “what if?”
Theatrical film opening at The Grand Theater on January 18, 2008
THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007) Director @ 158 minutes.
It stars , Paul Dano, Kevin J. O’Conner, and . A sprawling epic tale during the dawn of the twentieth century in America, a story of family, love, trust, religion, greed, passion, paranoia, and oil. This was a halcyon period in which petroleum had not yet put the planet at its mercy, and it was based on a 1927 novel OIL! by .
We will screen DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE @ CSL on Friday, February 1, 2008, and we will screen SLIDING DOORS @ CSL on the next Friday, February 8, 2008. We start out the New Year in “grand style”; able to view all three of our picks on the big screen, with state of the art sound systems. I will see you all “at the movies”!
Glenn for David