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Femmes Fatales – Rusty Mondays Big Screen Film Club
October 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 4, 2016 @ 2:00 am
Monday, October 3, 2016 – 6:00pm
6pm- Les Diaboliques (1955)
Les Diaboliques, is a French black-and-white psychological thriller feature film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse and Charles Vanel. It is based on the novel Celle qui n’était plus (She Who Was No More) by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. The story blends elements of thriller and horror, with the plot focusing on a woman and her husband’s mistress who conspire to murder the man; after the crime is committed, however, his body disappears, and a number of strange occurrences ensue. The film was the 10th highest grossing film of the year with a total of 3,674,380 admissions in France.
8pm – Beautiful Creatures (2000)
After being abused by her boyfriend, Tony (Iain Glen), Dorothy (Susan Lynch) leaves him. At a bus station, she sees Petula (Rachel Weisz) being attacked by her boyfriend, Brian (Tom Mannion), and knocks him out. The girls drag him to Petula’s apartment, where he dies. Panicked, the pair fakes a kidnapping to get a ransom from Brian’s psychotic brother, Ronnie (Maurice Roëves). When corrupt Inspector Hepburn (Alex Norton) is sent to investigate, he forces the women to cut him in on their scheme.
Doors 5:30pm . Film start at 6pm
Entrance is FREE but donations are appreciated. All proceeds go to The Opera House Preservation Fund.
Watch Les Diaboliques trailer:
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