Wednesday | 25.05.22

Monthly Screenings

Focus on Alain Delon

Onsite screening

Purple Noon

Dir.: Rene Clement
| 118 minutes

A charming psychopathic anti-hero murders a rich friend, takes over his identity, and as casually as anything, kills another one who gets in his way. With its meticulous direction and Delon's mesmerizing breakout performance, Purple Noon is a classic you will not want to miss. 

Onsite screening

Rocco and his Brothers

Dir.: Luchino Visconti
| 180 minutes

After the death of her husband, Rosaria leaves Sicily with her sons for Milan, where her eldest, Vincenzo, has been living for some time. Visconti’s sharp lens follows them through the five years they live in northern Italy.

Onsite screening

The Eclipse

Dir.: Michelangelo Antonioni
| 125 minutes

Vittoria, a beautiful Roman woman who works as a translator, breaks her affair with Riccardo and shortly afterwards drifts into another affair with her mother's handsome young stockbroker, Piero... The Eclipse explores personal relationships in modern society. 

Onsite screening

The Swimming Pool

Dir.: Jaques Deray
| 122 minutes

A young couple's summer vacation at a Saint Tropez villa is interrupted by the visit of their friend and his daughter. This visit sparks a series of events which head towards a tragic ending. A psychological thriller that has become a staple of French cinema. 

Onsite screening

The Red Circle

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Melville
| 140 minutes

A recently released convict, an alcoholic former policeman and a fugitive convict plan a jewelry heist. Gangster movie whiz Melville concocts an electrifying, yet subtle philosophical allegory. Starring Alain Delon and Yves Montand.

Onsite screening

The Widow Couderc

Dir.: Pierre Granier-Deferre
| 92 minutes

Between the two world wars, in a village in France, an escaped convict finds shelter in the house and heart of a widow. 

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Two Men in Town

Dir.: José Giovanni
| 100 minutes

Gino, fresh out of prison, tries to get his life back on track. However, the officer that arrested him will do everything in his power to prove that Gino is still connected to the underworld….  An unforgettable thriller.

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A Cop

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Melville
| 100 minutes

A police commissioner trying to smash a drug-smuggling operation has an affair with a woman who turns out to be the gang-leader's mistress. Melville's last feature is a study of disenchantment and betrayal in an almost experimental form. 

Onsite screening

Borsalino and Co.

Dir.: Jacques Deray
| 110 minutes

Mobster Roch Siffredi sets out to avenge the assassination of his partner in crime, which only leads to further painful violence. Alain Delon's captivating presence in the lead role evokes the simplest of emotions - cruelty and admiration - in this uninhabited and bloody thriller.

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Three Men to Kill

Dir.: Jacques Deray
| 95 minutes

Another cooperative effort between director Deray and actor Alain Delon, Three Men to Kill is a thriller in which an innocent card player is hunted by hitmen after he helps an injured driver who the hitmen were trying to eliminate. 

Onsite screening

Death of a Corrupt Man

Dir.: Georges Lautner
| 120 minutes

Philippe who just killed Serrano, a well-connected but corrupt political activist, asks his friend, successful businessman Xaiver, to help him get away with the crime. But everyone seems to have an interest in the case…. A political thriller, full of twists and turns.

Onsite screening

Mr. Klein

Dir.: Joseph Losey
| 123 minutes

In German-occupied France, Mr. Klein is a successful art dealer who buys valuable artworks at bargain prices from persecuted Jews. One day, he mistakenly receives the Parisian Jewish community newspaper and his life changes dramatically.