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French Cinematheque: Contempt 60th Anniversary Screening

October 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

French Cinematheque: Contempt (1963) (NR) 60th Anniversary
Tue. 10/3/23 at 7 pm ️ https://bit.ly/3QdTQwU

Ticket Prices: Avon Members $9 General Public $14.50
Students & Seniors (Mon. – Thu.) $11

Trailer: https://youtu.be/TYGlHrp6XeM?si=LcVL1wjGS16GUICE

Scenes from a marital breakdown between screenwriter (Michel Piccoli) and his wife (Brigitte Bardot), as both become enmeshed in the behind-the-camera struggles of a director (Fritz Lang) and producer (Jack Palance) as they film an adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey. Run Time 103 Mins.

Restored and digitized in 4K by Studiocanal at Hiventy with support from the CNC, from the original 35mm negative, interpositive, and reference print by Raoul Coutard.

Q&A following the film with Joe Meyers, Director of Programming for the Focus on French Cinema Film Festival.

The parking lots adjacent to and behind the Avon Theatre are privately owned, consider parking elsewhere, pay for parking across the street behind Tutti Pazzi, Italian Restaurant & CVS on Forest Street sealed parking, and outdoor parking lot. Street parking is free on Sundays.

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Venue

Avon Theatre Film Center
272 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06901 United States
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Details

Date:
October 3, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Cost:
$9 – $14.50
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Website:
https://avontheatre.org/movies/contempt/