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Wed, Feb 5, 2014

(Some of) The Best of 2013Repertory Series Archive

Night Across The Street

Night Across the Street

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Please Note: Due to a storm-related shipping issue, NIGHT ACROSS THE STREET will play in place of MUSEUM HOURS at 4:45 and 9:15. We regret any inconvenience.

(2012) dir Raoul Ruiz w/Christian Vadim, Sergio Hernandez, Santiago Figueroa [110 min; DCP]
On the verge of a forced retirement – or perhaps his death – Don Celso, an elderly office worker begins to relive both real and imagined memories from his life – a trip to the movies as a young boy with Beethoven, listening to tall tales from Long John Silver, a brief stay in a haunted hotel, conversations with a fictional doppelgänger of a real writer. Stories hide within stories and the thin line between imagination and reality steadily erodes, opening up a marvelous new world of personal remembrance and fantastic melodrama. In this playfully elegiac film, loosely adapted from the fantastical short stories of Chilean writer Herman del Solar, Ruiz has crafted a final masterwork on his favorite subjects: fiction, history and life itself.

“One of the cinema’s grandest, most graceful farewells…” – Richard Brody, The New Yorker

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Brattle Passes Accepted. Buy the multi-feature ticket and see NIGHT ACROSS THE STREET and MUSEUM HOURS in a double feature for one low price!

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