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New Digital Restoration! Barbara Loden's WANDA • October 26–28

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Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Repertory Series Archive(Some of) The Best of 2014

Land Ho!

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(2014) dir Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens w/Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhorn [95 min; DCP]
A pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid exploration of aging, loneliness, and friendship.

★★★½ “A marvelous slice of lo-fi whimsy about two duffers, longtime acquaintances in the gray zone between middle age and old age, who up and travel from Kentucky to the Land of Fire and Ice.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“Yes, this is yet another bromance, but for people who remember when that was just called friendship.” – Wesley Morris, Grantland

“Walks and talks like a hand-held indie, except that it keeps making these funny skips into horror comedy and the musical.” – Ella Taylor, NPR

“The choice of casting and the use of a handheld camera contributes to “humanizing” the film. I wish the filmmakers had committed to a pure documentary approach.” Bridget Foster Reed looks at LAND HO! for Brattle Film Notes. Read More

LAND HO!: Official Site | IMDB | Facebook

BUY TICKETS – Wednesday 1/21:

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LOVE IS STRANGE
at 7:30 PM
LAND HO!
at 5:30, 9:30 PM

See both films as a double feature for one low price – just select the Multi Feature ticket for the earliest showtime you wish to attend! Brattle passes accepted.

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