The Green Ray

FRANCE | 1986 | 99 min | PG


It’s July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and “empty”, but this won’t last; one day she accidentally meets someone who seems to be totally made for her…

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Winner of the Golden Lion at the 1986 Venice Film Festival, Eric Rohmer’s The Green Ray perfectly captures those melancholy end-of-summer vibes. Newly-single Parisian Delphine (Marie Rivière, who shares a writing credit with Rohmer for the film’s mostly-improvised dialogue) tries to enjoy her precious few weeks of summer vacation while coping with feelings of loneliness and isolation. Equal parts vulnerable and hopeful, The Green Rayis a masterpiece of summertime sadness. – MALLORY ANDREWS

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Director: Éric Rohmer
Cast: Marie Rivière, María Luisa García, Vincent Gauthier


DETAILS

The screening will be hosted and introduced by Mallory Andrews.


PRICING

This is a free screening.


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