Coming up on Sunday, September 17 is the first of the Sunday film showings & discussions with Bob Coscarelli, featuring 20th Century American Drama.
Manchester by the Sea will be the topic of Dick Adler's film discussion program on Wednesday, September 27, at 7 p.m. Click here for more...
The Country Girl (1954)
Frank Elgin (Bing Crosby) is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. He is desperate to make a comeback and Bernie Dodd (William Holden) is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Grace Kelly plays Frank’s long-suffering wife. Adapted from a play by Clifford Odets and directed by George Seaton.
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Warren Barr North Shore.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
A solitary Boston janitor (Casey Affleck) is forced to return to his hometown and come to terms with his past, after he has unexpectedly become his 16-year-old nephew’s sole guardian. Although initially reluctant to take on this role, uncle and nephew finally embark on a journey of love, sacrifice, and hope. This multi award-winning film was written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
Please note that the film will not be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in the Film & Music Services room. For more information please call 847-681-7033