From 23.01. To 28.01.2012.

From the Cinematheque's Archives

From the Cinematheque's Archives


Films in cycle

Zorba the Greek

(Alexis Zorbas, USA, Great Britain, Greece, 1964)

Directed by: Mihalis Kakogiannis
PHOTOGRAPHY: Walter Lassally

An uptight Englishman Basil, writer who has not written a word in a long time, finds out that he inherited a small coal mine in Greece. Basil travels to Greece to open the mine and while waiting for the boat he meets the temperamental Alexis Zorba. Zorba, a man who truly enjoys life, promises to Basil to be his guide. While learning about Greece and the Greeks, Basil’s worldview changes and he begins to enjoy his life. In 1965, the film won three Oscars.

b/w, 141'
Saturday 28.01.2012 AT 19:00
Monday 23.01.2012 AT 19:00

The Conversation

(USA, 1974)

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
PHOTOGRAPHY: Bill Butler, Haskell Wexler

A paranoid and egoistic surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. A routine surveillance becomes a nightmare when Harry notices a scary thing on the tape containing the young couple’s walk in a park. He starts to worry about misuse of the recorded material and gets entangled in a labyrinth of mystery and murder. The film won the Golden Palm and ten other prestigious film awards.

color, 113'
Wednesday 25.01.2012 AT 21:00
Tuesday 24.01.2012 AT 19:00

Quiet Days in Clichy

(Stille dage i Clichy, Denmark, 1970)

Directed by: Jens Thorsen

Joey, an American writer, lives in Clichy near Paris with his friend Carl, a school teacher. Their common interest is a passion for women and Clichy is the place that radiates passion. Joey becomes friends with Nys and Mara who stalks him. Carl becomes obsessed with Christina, an eccentric run-away teenager who lives in her own world.

35 mm, b/w, 80 min
Wednesday 25.01.2012 AT 19:00
Tuesday 24.01.2012 AT 21:00

Un día de vida

(Mexico, 1950)

Directed by: Emilio Fernández
PHOTOGRAPHY: Gabriel Figueroa

The film follows the stories of two men during the Mexican revolution. One is a military officer and the other a prisoner convicted for a death penalty. Mama Juanita visits her son in jail and learns that the former friends became bitter enemies. This touching Mexican drama is a popular film with an outstanding musical score.

35 mm, b/w, 95 min
Friday 27.01.2012 AT 21:00
Thursday 26.01.2012 AT 19:00


(USA, 1931)

Directed by: James Whale
PHOTOGRAPHY: Arthur Edeson, Paul Ivano

Ever since his student days, the young scientist Henry Frankenstein has been obsessed with the idea of artificially creating human life. It seems that he could finally achieve this goal in a Bavarian castle, with the crucial help of his loyal assistant, the physically handicapped hunchback Fritz. The two, namely, finally manage to assemble a human body from the parts of deceased people that they collected in secret from various sources. What Frankenstein definitely wants to succeed in is to use...

35 mm, b/w, 70'
Friday 27.01.2012 AT 19:00
Thursday 26.01.2012 AT 21:00
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