Area Premiere! THE BABADOOK • December 5–11
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DESTRY RIDES AGAIN shows Wed 11/26 in our repertory series, 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year

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  • New Digital Restoration! BURROUGHS: THE MOVIE • December 12–14

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Special Engagements Archive

The Princess Bride

Special Matinees August 24 & 25!

Buy Tickets Brattle passes accepted

(1987) dir Rob Reiner w/Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Andre The Giant, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Fred Savage, Peter Falk [98 min; 35mm]
William Goldman’s fairy tale spoof comes to the silver screen as nothing less than one of the best fantasy films of the past 25 years. Convinced that her true love, the farmhand Westley, has died at sea at the hands of the Dread Pirate Roberts, the beautiful Buttercup allows herself to become betrothed to the sleazy Prince Humperdink. Unbeknownst to her, Humperdink plans to have her murdered in a bid to start a war with a neighboring country and arranges for her to be kidnapped. Fortunately, also unbeknownst to her, the kidnappers are being pursued by the one person who might be able to save her… The Dread Pirate Roberts! A hilarious script, swashbuckling swordplay and “wuv… twue wuv” make for a fabulous film for all ages!

  • New Digital Restoration! BURROUGHS: THE MOVIE • December 12–14
NINOTCHKA shows Sun 11/23 in our repertory series, 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year

Director in Person! Independent Film Festival Boston presents LOW DOWN • Special Boston Premiere Screening Tuesday 11/25 at 8:00 PM
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