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film series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Argo (USA, 2012)
Wednesday, September 11, 2 p.m., Headquarters Regional
Thursday, September 12, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Tuesday, September 17, 5 p.m., South Regional
Directed by Ben Affleck; starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin
The 2012 Academy Award winner for best picture is based on true events. Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis-the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades.
Drama, 120 minutes, color, rated R
The Haunting (UK, 1963)
Wednesday, October 9, 2 p.m., Headquarters Regional
Thursday, October 10, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Tuesday, October 15, 5 p.m., South Regional
Directed by Robert Wise; starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn
Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit the old mansion.
Drama, 112 minutes, B&W, unrated
It Happened One Night (USA, 1934)
Wednesday, November 13, 2 p.m., Headquarters Regional
Thursday, November 14, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Tuesday, November 19, 5 p.m., South Regional
Directed by Frank Capral starring Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly
Spoiled heiress Ellie wants to marry King Westley, but her father disapproves. She manages to slip away from her father only to unknowingly join forces with Peter Warne, a down-on-his luck news reporter looking for a sensational story.
Comedy, 105 minutes, B&W, unrated
Amélie (France, 2001)
Wednesday, December 11, 2 p.m., Headquarters Regional
Thursday, December 12, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Tuesday, December 17, 5 p.m., South Regional
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet; starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Serge Merlin
Set in the charming Montmartre section of Paris, Amélie tells the story of a shy waitress, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation.
Comedy-Drama, 122 minutes, color, Rated R, French with English subtitles
The Apartment (USA, 1960)
Thursday, September 5, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Directed by Billy Wilder; starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray
C.C. Baxter is a go-getting office worker who loans his tiny apartment to philandering superiors for their romantic trysts. He gets in trouble when he finds himself sharing a girlfriend with his callous boss.
Comedy-Drama, 125 minutes, B&W, unrated
The Great Race (USA, 1965)
Thursday, October 3, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Directed by Blake Edwards; starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk
The Great Leslie is a hero among heroes whose purity of heart is manifested by his spotlessly white wardrobe. Leslie’s great rival is Professor Fate, a scowling, mustachioed, top-hatted, black-garbed villain. Long envious of Leslie’s record-setting accomplishments with airships and sea craft, Professor Fate schemes to win a 22,000-mile auto race from New York City to Paris by whatever insidious means possible.
Comedy, 146 minutes, color, unrated
The Fortune Cookie (USA, 1966)
Thursday, November 7, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Directed by Billy Wilder; starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich
CBS cameraman Harry Hinkle is injured when he is accidentally bulldozed by football player Luther “Boom Boom” Jackson during a Cleveland Browns game. Willie, Harry’s brother-in-law, foresees an insurance-settlement bonanza, and he convinces Harry to pretend to be incapacitated by the accident. Comedy, 125 minutes, B&W, unrated
Glengarry Glen Ross (USA, 1992)
Thursday, December 5, 2 p.m., Naples Regional
Directed by James Foley; starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey
Adapted by David Mamet from his stage play. Blake is a sales motivator, informing the group of hard-luck real estate salesmen that they must compete in a contest where the losers will be fired. The agents work their same tired leads, until one hatches a scheme to burglarize the office, steal the leads, and sell them to a rival.
Drama, 100 minutes, color, rated R
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