Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.
May 23, 2013
This is a classic comedy predicated on the double standard. Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband. One of the best of the Tracy-Hepburn films. Directed by George Cukor. Screenplay by Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon. Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday. 1949. 1 hr. 41 min.
May 30, 2013
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, this film tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by a ruthless policeman after he breaks parole. When he agrees to care for a factory worker’s young daughter, their lives change forever. The world's longest-running musical comes to the big screen in this sweeping interpretation of Victor Hugo's epic tale. It won 3 Oscars, including Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway. Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway. 2012. 2 hr. 38 min. PG-13