Film: Wednesday, September 20th, 1:00 PM @ Seniors in the Park, The Empire of Light

Wednesday, September 20th at 1:00 PM, there will be a showing of The Empire of Light @ Seniors in the Park, in the Starin Community Building:


Rated R (sexual content, language)

1 hour, 55 minutes (2022)

Our last Wednesday art film of the summer is a British homage to the movie palaces of a bygone era. Coastal England, 1980. A middle-aged, unmarried cinema manager (Olivia Coleman) struggles to save a dying, chain movie theatre. Her loneliness and depression, compounded by a lecherous boss (Colin Firth), takes a turn when an energetic trainee (Micheal Ward) brightens her perspective on the business and life. Nominations included Best Cinematography (Oscar), Best Actress Film (BAFTA), and AARP Best Grownup Love Story.

One can find more information about The Empire of Light at the Internet Movie Database.

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