Wednesday Movies

Movies at the Southbury Public Library

Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 P.M.

(Starting the second Wednesday of the month)

KINGSLEY MEETING ROOMS

SURROUND SOUND THEATER

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library

Connecticut Libraries provide the films.

(Infrared Listening System Available)

CC: Closed Captions

 

MARCH 2015 MOVIES

 

 

March 25th:    MY OLD LADY (2014) 1 HOUR AND 48 MIN.

Cast: Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas

Based on a play by Israel Horovitz

When Mathias Gold arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he’s surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law.  Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways.

 

APRIL 2015 MOVIES

April 8th:             THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (2014) 2 HOURS AND 3 MIN. CC

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry, Harry Lloyd, Alice Orr-Ewing
Based on the book “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen” by Jane Hawkings

The story of the most brilliant physicist of the 20th Centrury, Stephen Hawkings and Jane Wilde the art student he fell in love with while studying at Cambridge in the 1960s.

 

April 15th:           STELLA DALLAS (1937) 1 HOUR AND 46 MIN. CC

Based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O’Neil, Alan Hale

Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings.  When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence.

Extra….On April 15th, at 7pm the library will host an “Meet the author program” with Victoria Wilson  author of the acclaimed biography, A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True, 1907-1940.

 

April 22nd:          THE IDENTICAL (2014) 1 HOUR AND 47 MIN. CC

Cast:  Blake Rayne, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Seth Green, Joe Pantoliano,  Erin Cottrell, Amanda Crew

A captivating story about a family restored, and a life discovered.  The movie takes place initially during the depression and carries through to the seventies, with music being the main  source of connection  for  two strangers.

 

April 29th:           ELSA & FRED ( 2014) 1 HOUR AND 45 MIN

Cast: Shrley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Scott Bakula, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Noth

The story of two people who discover that its’s never too late to love. From the moment  Elsa burst into Fred’s life like a whirlwind, everything changes.