Lithgow Valley Film Society's session times for the next fortnight at 16 Main Street.
Sunday, August 30 2.00pm
In Your Hands (2019) Art Sunday Presentation
Mathieu (Jules Benchetrit) who comes from an underprivileged background, is a troubled young man with a passion for piano playing.
One day when he was playing the public piano at the Gare du Nord in Paris, a music professor, Pierre (Lambert Wilson) heard his playing and was most impressed with his exceptional skills.
However, Mathieu gets into trouble after hanging out with the wrong crowd who robs houses.
At Pierre'ssuggestion, he is sentenced to community service which involves doing janitorial work at the Music academy.
Mathieuis persuaded by Pierre to advance his piano playing by attending the National Conservatory of Music in Paris.
It is there that he meets his stern piano tutor, La Comtesse(Kristin Scott Thomas). However, little does he know that Pierre will push him to his limits in order to reveal his hidden talents.
- Rating: NR Genre: Art House & International, comedy, Drama Written by: Johanne Bernard Language: French with sub-titles
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Karidja Toure and Andre Marcon
Friday, September 4, 10.30am and Sunday, September 6, 2.00pm
The Third Man (1949) Classic movie
A Bafta winning film, The Third Man, is an unforgettable murder story and is considered the best British film ever made.
American novelist, Holly Martins, travels to Postwar Vienna at the invitation of an ex-school friend, Harry Lime, who has offered him a job.
On arrival, he discovers that Lime has recently died in a traffic accident. However, he is dissatisfied and consequently, looks into the mysterious death of his old friend.
His investigations lead him to some intriguing discoveries and corruption. Stories from Lime's friends and associates soon tell Martins that there are troubling inconsistencies and he is determined to find out what really happened to Harry Lime.
- Rating: PG Screenplay: Graham Greene
Cast: Joseph Cotton, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard and Orson Welles
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