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French Film at MFAH: Celine & Julie Go Boating

Join me (Amanda) for a French film at Museum of Fine Arts! Film is in French with English subtitles. We can speak English OR French at the meetup. I am also inviting my Houston Film & Theater Snobs meetup group.

3:45PM - meet in lower lobby near box office for the 4PM show. Look for Amanda wearing a light pink cap with meetup pin or call/text[masked]-9160.

AFTER THE FILM: Meet back in the lobby for quick hellos/goodbyes and discussion.
If we want to go somewhere after the film, now is the time to make arrangements.

About the Film:
France, 1974
Runtime: 109 minutes
LANGUAGE: French with English subtitles

This magical tale recounts the adventures of librarian Julie (Dominique Labourier) and the flamboyant Celine (Juliet Berto), who acts as a kind of White Rabbit leading Julie through the Looking Glass into a world of imagination. With some memory-inducing candy, Celine and Julie plug into a bizarre drama in a mysterious house. They enter disguised as nurses and encounter two women in love with the same man. The widower promised his wife he would not remarry as long as their daughter was alive. As the competition in the triangle reaches a murderous level, the high-spirited heroines plot a daring rescue of the young victim. One of the seminal films of 1970s, Celine and Julie Go Boating is a brilliant meditation on the art of cinema and the nature of fantasy.

More info and buy tickets:

$9 adults, $7 museum members and senior citizens, $5 members of MFAH Film Buffs group.

Free street parking on Sundays.
Free parking in the Presbyterian church parking lot across the street.
Pay parking in the MFAH garage.

Dinner & Movie Deal:
Movie-Time Duo
MFAH Films offers a weekend discount on dinner and a movie. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, dine before the screening and save! Arrive early to purchase your tickets at the film box office and request a coupon to use at Cafe Express.

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  • Amanda

    Kudos to those of us who sat through this entire 3-hour weird movie and made it to the end! I saw a few of you leaving and I wanted to let you know that it DID get better and more interesting toward the end! I don't think I'd ever want to sit through it again though. It was your typical "arty" French film. "Alice in Wonderland" meets "Groundhog Day" and "The Matrix" as if directed by Luis Bunuel.

    July 22, 2013

  • Amanda

    I only found 4 other group members, so I am marking the rest of you as "no-shows". Chronic no-shows will be removed from the group.

    July 22, 2013

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