‘Tea with Mussolini’ will be shown on January 19 as part of Movies at the Library.
It is a rare film that not only deserves repeated viewing but demands it. Such a film, “Tea with Mussolini,” is next at Movies at the Library, January 19 at 7 p.m. A 1999 Italian-British production written by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli and directed by Zeffirelli, it is based on the latter’s own experiences as a youth in 1930s Florence. His mother has died and his father has all but abandoned him, leaving him in the nominal care of a group of ex-pats, British and American. (more…)
Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,” playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.
Movies at the Library will return on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. with a memorable comedy of the 1940s.
It is “The Major and the Minor,” from the duo of Billy Wilder directing (his first) and Charles Brackett as co-author, suggested by the odd combination of an Edward Childs Carpenter play and a Saturday Evening Post story by Fannie Kilbourne. (more…)
On Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m., Movies at the Library will begin its 10th year with the age-appropriate comedy “10.” Directed by Blake Edwards from his own script, it pre-dates his “Panther” movies but shares some of their zaniness and sheer idiocy. (more…)