Aero Theatre
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Sun, Sep 10, 2017
7:30pm
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JEANNE MOREAU REMEMBERED
Double Feature!
THE BRIDE WORE BLACK / ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS
Presented by the American Cinematheque and the French Film and TV Office, Consulate General of France, Los Angeles
35 mm!

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK
LA MARIEE ETAIT EN NOIR
1968, FilmDesk, 107 min, France, Dir: François Truffaut

In Francois Truffaut's delightfully Hitchcock-esque crime comedy, the ever-appealing Jeanne Moreau stars as Julie Kohler, whose betrothed was murdered on her wedding day. In seductive, methodical fashion, she locates each of the men responsible for her husband's death and gives them a taste of their own medicine.


ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS
ASCENSEUR POUR L’ECHAFAUD
1958, Rialto Pictures, 91 min, France, Dir: Louis Malle

“I knew I loved you, but I thought only of myself,” murmurs gorgeous Jeanne Moreau - after setting in motion a murderous plot involving her fat-cat husband, a young intelligence officer (Maurice Ronet) and some of the darkest twists and turns in French cinema. Made when Malle was only 25 years old, ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS helped jump-start the French New Wave as one of the first films to represent the new young voice in French cinema. The dazzling cinematography is by Henri Decaë (who also shot THE 400 BLOWS) and the sublime jazz score is by Miles Davis.


Both films in French with English subtitles. | Screening format: 35mm (THE BRIDE WORE BLACK), DCP (ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS)
Aero Theatre • Sun, Sep 10, 2017 • 7:30pm
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