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Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Repertory Series Archive(Some of) The Best of 2015

The Assassin

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THE ASSASSIN

Double Feature with MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

(2015) dir Hou Hsiao-Hsien w/Shu Qi [105 min; DCP]
Legendary Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien wowed last year’s Cannes Film Festival (where he won Best Director) with this awe-inspiring take on the traditional wuxia film. The story is simple, if elusive – in 9th-century China, a young woman (Qi) has been trained as an assassin since childhood. After 13 years of exile, she is ordered to return to her homeland and kill her beloved. She must confront a choice to sacrifice the man she loves or break forever with the sacred way of the righteous assassins. Rich with shimmering, breathing texture and punctuated by brief but unforgettable bursts of action, THE ASSASSIN is a martial arts art film like none made before it.

“Masterful. The best film of the Cannes Film Festival. Everyone was, in one way or another, ravished.” – John Powers, NPR

“Hou’s kinetic yet serene approach to martial arts is like watching a fast-moving river. It’s less about the plot and body count and more about contemplating a story rich in symbols and multiple meanings.” – Peter Howell, Toronto Star

“So ravishingly lovely that tracking the plot is far less important than luxuriating in the images.” – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

Buy Tickets – (Some of) The Best of 2015:

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Fri 1/15 at 7:15 PM
THE ASSASSIN
Fri 1/15 at 5:00 9:45 PM
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Sat 1/16 at 12:00 4:45 9:30 PM
THE ASSASSIN
Sat 1/16 at 2:30 7:15 PM
TANGERINE
Sun 1/17 at 1:30 3:30 5:30 7:30 PM
ROAR
Sun 1/17 at 9:30 PM
GIRLHOOD
Mon 1/18 at 2:15 7:00 PM
THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL
Mon 1/18 at 4:45 9:30 PM
THE PEARL BUTTON
Wed 1/20 at 7:15 PM
THE LOOK OF SILENCE
Wed 1/20 at 5:00 9:15 PM
THEEB
Thu 1/21 at 7:15 PM
JAUJA
Thu 1/21 at 5:00 9:15 PM
99 HOMES
Fri 1/22 at 7:00 PM
CRIMSON PEAK
Fri 1/22 at 4:30 9:30 PM
THE FORBIDDEN ROOM
Sat 1/23 at 2:00 7:00 PM
THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY
Sat 1/23 at 4:45 9:45 PM
SHAUN THE SHEEP
Sat 1/23 at 12:00 PM
SHAUN THE SHEEP
Sun 1/24 at 12:00 PM
COURT
Sun 1/24 at 2:00 7:00 PM
GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM
Sun 1/24 at 4:309:30 PM
THE TRIBE
Mon 1/25 at 8:30 PM
GOODNIGHT MOMMY
Tue 1/26 at 9:30 PM
CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA
Wed 1/27 at 4:30 7:00 PM
IT FOLLOWS
Wed 1/27 at 9:30 PM
HEART OF A DOG
Thu 1/28 at 7:30 PM
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH…
Thu 1/28 at 5:15 9:15 PM

 
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