CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2 pm – Free
Enduring French star Juliette Binoche plays a 40-something actress who is asked to star in a remake of the play that launched her career. Only this time, she is asked to portray the older character, while a younger, rising Hollywood starlet (Chloe Grace Moretz) takes her former role, unleashing a myriad of frustrations and insecurities in the former. Meanwhile, Kristen Stewart shines as the veteran star’s assistant. Writer-director Olivier Assayas’ meditation on aging, the art of acting and the role of women on film and in life is both moving and profound.
“Clouds of Sils Maria is an expertly filmed insider’s look at the film business, the trappings of fame and the unstoppable, sometimes bone-chilling march of time. It’s complex and wickedly funny and dark, and it features the best ensemble acting of any film I’ve seen so far this year.” (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times)
In English, French and German with English subtitles
France / Germany – 2014 – 123 mins.
Introduced by Gayle Cohen with a post-screening discussion lead by her