|January 7, 2010||to||January 13, 2010|
- Session Times
Mesrine: Public Enemy # 1 (MA15+) Exclusive to Chauvel!
Vincent Cassel is Jacques Mesrine – a criminal at the top of his game. After escaping prison with a fellow inmate (Mathieu Amalric), Mesrine disappears into a lawless underworld, taunting the police and reinventing himself as a celebrity through his savvy manipulation of the media. Based on a true story.
WINNER – 2009 CESARS (FRENCH OSCARS) – BEST ACTOR (Cassel), DIRECTOR (Richet), SOUND
Thurs, Fri & Tue, Wed 1.35pm, 6.20pm
Sat 3.30pm, 6.20pm
Sun 6.40pm, 8.40pm
Mon 3.20pm, 8.40pm
Mesrine: Killer Instinct (MA15+)
MESRINE: KILLER INSTINCT introduces us to Jacques Mesrine (Vincent Cassel), a loyal son and dedicated soldier back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Handsome and charming, he is soon seduced by the neon glamour of 60s Paris and the easy money it presents.
Thurs, Fri & Tue, Wed 4.00pm
In Search of Beethoven (G)
The documentary explores the life and music of Beethoven. From Phil Grabsky, the filmmaker behind In Search of Mozart.
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 11.15am
Tue, Wed 11.15am
Where The Wild Things Are (PG)
Max (Max Powers) is a rambunctious and sensitive boy who feels misunderstood at home and one night escapes from his doting mother (Catherine Keener) to where the Wild Things are. He sails to an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. Thurs, Fri & Tue, Wed 2.00, 6.30pm
Sun 11.00am, 6.40pm
Mon 1.30pm, 6.20pm
A Serious Man (M)
After a gloriously doleful prequel, we enter the late 1960s and the resoundingly normal world of Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg). Larry is a good husband and father, and a conscientious university professor. He always tries to do the fair and just thing in the face of life’s temptations. But one day, everything starts to go wrong.
Thur,Fri & Tue, Wed 4.10pm, 8.50pm
Sun 4.40pm, 9.10pm
Mon 1.15pm, 8.20pm
The Informant! (M)
Based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistle-blower in US history. Starring Matt Damon.
Thu, Fri & Tue, Wed 11am, 8.30pm
Sat 2.00, 8.20pm
Mon 11.15 am
Exclusive Season commences
Thursday 14 Jan!
Once Upon a Time in the West (M)
Sergio Leone followed his ‘Dollars Trilogy’ with this masterpiece – a reinvigoration of the American Western and a unique vision of a brilliantly observant outsider.
“Epic in every possible sense… It’s likely that you’ll never have a more complete overall film experience”
The NY Metropolitan Opera 09/10
Direct from New York!
Offenbach’s THE TALES OF HOFFMAN
Thurs (14/1) 11.30am
Sun (17/1) 2.00pm
Tickets. $27 general, $24 senior/conc/palace member
Avail in person, at MCA Tix on Ph: 1300 306 776 or online.
Full details at chauvelcinema.net.au/met
Monday 11th January
THE SILENCE (SWEDEN/1963/B&W/94mins/16mm/NFSA/ 18+) Dir: Ingmar Bergman
Two sisters travel by train to a foreign country seemingly on the brink of war. Regarded as one of the most sexually provocative films of its day, Ingmar Bergman’s The Silence offers a brilliant, disturbing vision of emotional isolation in a suffocating spiritual void
Tix info at chauvelcinema.net.au
Cremaster 1 and 2 Friday 15 Jan
Cremaster 3 Friday 22 Jan
Cremaster 4 and 5 Friday 29 Jan
Drawing Restraint 9 Friday 5 Feb
ALL SESSIONS AT 8.30PM
Cnr Oxford St & Oatley Rd, Paddington
Book online! www.chauvelcinema.net.au
Info Line. 02 9361 5398 Groups 20+ ONLY. 02 9339 0348