Producer’s Film Picks for February 2016
The theme for the Tacoma Film Club, now in its twelfth year is:
Tango Hotel: Ennui and the World.
This month we combine writer directors Charlie Kaufman,Bernardo Bertolucci & Sophia Coppola into an intricate collage of malaise and discovery.
Written & Directed by Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson @ 90 minutes.
Voice work by David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, & Tom Noonan.
Synopsis: This is an Oscar nominated animation-feature about a man crippled by the mundanity of his life who experiences something extraordinary–a stranger with an infectious & positive view of humanity.
LOST IN TRANSLATION (2003)
Written & Directed by Sophia Coppola @ 101 minutes.
The film stars Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, & Giovanni Ribisi.
Synopsis: A faded movie star, traveling to Japan to film commercials, & a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.
Tagline: Everyone wants to be found.
LAST TANGO IN PARIS (1972)
Written & Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci @ 129 minutes.
The films stars Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi & Jean-Pierre Leaud.
Synopsis: A young Parisian woman meets a charismatic American businessman who demands that their clandestine affair be based solely on sex.
ANOMOMALISA is already playing at the Grand Cinema; get out to see it soon.
LOST IN TRANSLATION will be shown at the Center for Spiritual Living on Friday, February 5, 2016.
LAST TANGO IN PARIS will e shown at the Center for Spiritual Living, the next Friday, February 12, 2016.
All three marvelous films will be reviewed & discussed on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.