Movies For Film Lovers

The Brookline Senior Center is offering an escape from the heat every Tuesday at 1:00pm. Lunch is also available at 12 noon before the feature presentation!

 

On Tuesday August 6th: Quartlet (99min 2012)

A trio (Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins) of retired Opera singers’ annual celebration of Verdi’s birthday sours when their estranged fourth member (Maggie Smith) shows up but refuses to sing. Tensions rise and diva drama erupts – will personal problems prevent the show from going on?

 

Tuesday August 13th: Moonstruck (102min 1987)

In this slice-of-life comedy about the Italian American residents of a Brooklyn neighborhood, an independent-minded widow (Cher) falls in love with a one-handed misfit baker (Nicolas Cage), much to the chagrin of her betrothed (Vincent Gardenia).

 

Tuesday August 20th: Not One Less (106min 1999) (In mandarin with English subtitles)

Master Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou turns his lens on the travels of modern China’s peasants. When teacher Gao (Gao Enman) leaves town for a month, 13-year old Wei (Wei Minzhi) is pressed into serving as his substitute at the school from which she just graduated. If she keeps her class intact, she will receive a bonus. But when a student leaves for the city, she follows and strives relentlessly to bring him back.

 

 

Tuesday August 27th: Zero Dark Thirty (157min  2012)

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, this gripping dramatization-seen through the eyes of tenacious CIA operative- chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden in the wake of the September 11 terrorists attacks. Featuring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke and Joel Edgerton.

 

 

The Brookline Senior Center is located on 93 Winchester Street Brookline, Massachusetts 02446. To Reserve lunch before the movie call 617-730-2770. Reservations must be made by 11:00am on the preceding day and on Friday for Monday lunch.

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