Catherine Deneuve is at her best as the title character, an orphan left in the care of libertine aristocrat Don Lope (Fernando Rey), who seduces the woman, setting her on a path to bitterness and manipulation.
1941's SUSPICION stars Joan Fontaine as a woman who suspects husband Cary Grant is trying to kill her. It's followed by 1969 Cuban missile crisis thriller TOPAZ. The final night of our comprehensive 2-part Hitchcock retrospective at the Aero!
Members-Only Free Advance Screening! Director Fred Schepisi In Person!
Director Fred Schepisi joins us for an advance screening of WORDS AND PICTURES, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche as married teachers who involve themselves in a debate rageing across campus - which is stronger, words or images? This screening is for American Cinematheque Members only, who will receive the private invitation to attend. If you are not a Member and wish to become one to receive an invite, please find information on joining here.
Director Fred Schepisi joins us to introduce 1987's ROXANNE, with Steve Martin as a (then) modern-day Cyrano de Bergerac and Daryl Hannah as the titular beauty he's enlisted to help seduce, and a 30th anniversary screening of provoking sci-fi drama ICEMAN.
WORLDS BUILT TO ORDER: ART DIRECTORS GUILD FILM SOCIETY SERIES 2014
Join us as we celebrate the film legacy of John Gabriel Beckman and examine some of his finest murals created for movie palaces such as Grauman’s Chinese Theater and the Avalon Ballroom in Catalina. Charlie Chaplin's black comedy MONSIEUR VERDOUX, with designs by Beckman, will screen.