Foreign films for the new year
Seattle Art Museum's winter film series "Forever Young: The Films of François Truffaut" begins Thursday with a screening of the French...
Seattle Times movie critic
Seattle Art Museum's winter film series "Forever Young: The Films of François Truffaut" begins Thursday with a screening of the French New Wave master's 1959 drama "The 400 Blows" accompanied by the short film "Les Mistons." The series continues through March 1 with "Shoot the Piano Player," "Jules and Jim," "Stolen Kisses," "The Soft Skin," "Bed and Board,' "Two English Girls" and "The Last Metro." Series passes for the eight films, all screening in 35mm, are $66 ($59 for SAM, SIFF, NWFF or TheFilmSchool members). Plestcheeff Auditorium, SAM, 1300 First Avenue, Seattle; to purchase tickets or for additional information, call the box office at 206-654-3121 or see www.seattleartmuseum.org.
The Grand Illusion kicks off two weeks of "A Touch of Lubitsch" with a run of Ernest Lubitsch's sparkling comedy "Trouble in Paradise," from 1932 and starring Herbert Marshall and Miriam Hopkins. It screens in 35mm through Thursday: 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle; 206-523-3935 or www.grandillusioncinema.org.
SIFF Cinema at the Uptown presents a week's run of Fritz Lang's 1927 silent epic "Metropolis," in its 1984 reissue with a contemporary score commissioned and produced by Giorgio Moroder. According to SIFF, this version (screening in newly remastered HD) has not been exhibited on screen since 1984. Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle; 206-324-9996 or www.siff.net.
No midnight shows at the Egyptian this weekend; they'll return next week. Happy New Year!
Moira Macdonald: 206-464-2725 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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