THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT '21

RETURN OF THE SUPPRESSED •"GREAT FILMS, LESS FILLING!"

OCT 24  NOV 12-14  DEC 12 / ROXIE THEATRE

Presented by Mid-Century Productions

SUN MATINÉE, OCT 24
Belmondo before BREATHLESS

À DOUBLE TOUR
WEB OF PASSION

(1959) 2:00

LES TRICHEURS
THE CHEATERS

(1958) 3:45

SUN EVENING, OCT 24
Gabin: Familiar & Rare

TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI
HANDS OFF THE LOOT!  

(1954) 6:45

DES GENS SANS IMPORTANCE
PEOPLE OF NO IMPORTANCE

(1956) 8:30

FRI, NOV 12
Hossein Tribute

TOI LE VENIN
BLONDE IN A WHITE CAR

(1958) 6:00

LE MORT D'UN TUEUR
DEATH OF A KILLER

(1964) 7:45

POINT DE CHUTE
FALLING POINT

(1970) 9:20

SAT MATINÉE, NOV 13
At the dawn of film noir

LES AMOURS DE MINUIT
THE LOVERS OF MIDNIGHT

(1931) 1:00

AU NOM DE LA LOI
IN THE NAME OF THE LAW

(1932) 3:00

SAT EVENING, NOV 13
The best of '65

COMPARTIMENT TUEURS
THE SLEEPING CAR MURDERS  

(1965) 6:30

PIÈGE POUR CENDRILLON
TRAP FOR CINDERELLA

(1965) 8:30

SUN MATINÉE, NOV 14
Vampiric "heroes"

LE SILENCE DE LA MER
THE SILENCE OF THE SEA

(1949) 1:30

LE VAMPIRE DE DUSSELDORT
THE SECRET KILLER

(1965) 3:30

SUN EVENING, NOV 14
Triangles have sharp edges!

VOICI LE TEMPS DES ASSASSINS
DEADLIER THAN THE MALE

(1956) 6:30

VOYAGE SANS ESPOIR
JOURNEY WITHOUT HOPE

(1943) 8:45

SUN MATINÉE, DEC 12
NOIR NOEL: Hossein Tribute

LES SALAUDS VONT EN ENFER
THE WICKED GO TO HELL

(1956) 2:00

LE MONTE-CHARGE
PARIS PICK-UP

(1962) 4:00

SUNDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14 TRIANGLES HAVE SHARP EDGES!

DEADLIER THAN THE MALE / VOICI LE TEMPS DES ASSASSINS  6:30

Voici le temps des assassins - Dealier than the Male

A devious, desperate jeune fille (Danièle Delorme) seeks revenge on a prominent Parisian chef (Jean Gabin) via a duplicitous love affair. "Much darker and more perverse than Panique: Duvivier has fashioned a femme fatale for the ages." —James Travers

(1956) 107 min. Directed by Julien Duvivier. Screenplay by Julien Duvivier, Maurice Bessy, Charles Dorat. Photography: Armand Thirard. Music by Jean Wiener. With Jean Gabin, Danièle Delorme and Gérard Blain.

SUNDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14

JOURNEY WITHOUT HOPE / VOYAGE SANS ESPOIR  8:45

The full-on film noir version of LES AMOURS DE MINUIT, with shattering emphasis on danger created by the cunning, desperate criminal (Paul Bernard) and the bravura lighting from photographer Robert Lefebvre. "Simone Renant gives a performance to die for—and we hope that's not saying too much…"—Mick LaSalle.

(1943) 85min. Director, Christian-Jaque. Screenplay/adaptation by Pierre Dumarchais, Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon & Christian-Jaque from a story by Georg C. Klaren & Maurice Krol. Photographed by Robert Lefebvre (Casque D'Or). Music by Maurice-Paul Guillon & Jean Marion. With Simone Renant, Jean Marais, Paul Bernard.

Voici le temps des assassins - Dealier than the Male