** Films on the Green's 10th Anniversary **

MATTHEW WEINER’S PICK
LA CEREMONIE

 

"The superb acting, directing, and exquisite score of La Ceremonie combine to create an unnerving mixture of kindness and evil.
This masterpiece of storytelling seems more relevant than ever, elevating a classic noir mood to unforgettable social commentary.
" - Matthew Weiner
 


Directed by Claude Chabrol
With Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset
1995 | Crime-Drama | 1h52 | France | Janus Films/Institut français

When Catherine Lelievre hires rigid, taciturn Sophie, she thinks she has found the perfect housekeeper for her family’s remote mansion in Brittany. But, detached and automated, Sophie displays odd behavior that becomes inexplicably disturbing. When she becomes friends with the impertinent, outspoken busybody Jeanne who runs the post office, the tension between Sophie and her employers increases.

#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Films in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
 


FILMS ON THE GREEN FESTIVAL

In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.

Tompkins Square Park Avenues A & East 7th street New York, NY

Matthew Weiner's pick: La Cérémonie

When
July 7, 2017 | 8:30pm
Where
Tompkins Square Park
Avenues A & East 7th street
New York, NY

** Films on the Green's 10th Anniversary **

MATTHEW WEINER’S PICK
LA CEREMONIE

 

"The superb acting, directing, and exquisite score of La Ceremonie combine to create an unnerving mixture of kindness and evil.
This masterpiece of storytelling seems more relevant than ever, elevating a classic noir mood to unforgettable social commentary.
" - Matthew Weiner
 


Directed by Claude Chabrol
With Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset
1995 | Crime-Drama | 1h52 | France | Janus Films/Institut français

When Catherine Lelievre hires rigid, taciturn Sophie, she thinks she has found the perfect housekeeper for her family’s remote mansion in Brittany. But, detached and automated, Sophie displays odd behavior that becomes inexplicably disturbing. When she becomes friends with the impertinent, outspoken busybody Jeanne who runs the post office, the tension between Sophie and her employers increases.

 

#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Films in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
 


FILMS ON THE GREEN FESTIVAL

In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.

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