Movie at Winton Library: Insomnia (2002)

Winton Foreign and Independent Film Series

2/24/2014; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm

Winton Branch

 - Winton Community Room

Age Level: Adult

Screening "Insomnia" (2002; rated R; 118 minutes). Not recommended for children. 

 Christopher Nolan directed this stylish remake of a Norweigan thriller. Al Pacino stars as Will Dormer, a Los Angleles police detective who is sent to Alaska one summer to investigate a murder that has local authorities flummoxed. The lack of darkness in summertime Alaska, coupled with his own guilty past, cause Dormer to begin to lose his grip on sanity. Also starring Hilary Swank and Robin Williams.  

This film was chosen as a companion to the "If All of Rochester Read the Same Book" selection The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Popcorn will be served but feel free to bring your own snack and non-alcoholic beverage. For more information: 428-8204. 

( Movie description taken from Winton Library Programming website, 2/12/14)

After we can walk over to the Winfield Grill for some food, drink and discussion.  Join us for a Monday movie.

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  • Rich A.

    Fun! Good movie, great group! I wish I could have stayed for the discussion afterwards, but I had to run. Next time!

    February 27

  • Denise L.

    It was very suspenseful. Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank all played excellent roles. Even cops are human and make mistakes, just like the rest of us.

    February 27

  • jean

    Great movie! Great time afterwards with interesting chatting!

    February 24

  • Christina A.

    Never got to see this film when it came out, tho' I wanted to. This is a great opportunity to see it now!

    February 24

  • Adenew

    Hello, my name is Adenew. I am single. I moved to Rochester NY from Roanoke Virginia around 8 months ago. I work part time as a Customer Service/ Sales Associate at Stein Mart Inc. I am new and I have no friend in Rochester so I am glad to join in this group.

    February 24

  • Christine

    I'd like to see this film again but I have to be at work at 6am. Enjoy!

    February 23

  • Brian

    Unfortunately, I can't attend the movie (will be screening other movies for a local film festival), but will go to Winfield Grill a little after 9 to see if anyone is still there.

    February 22

  • Biker B.

    I will try my best to get there. Always depends on those work demands.......

    February 16

  • Salvatore L.

    I saw two films at the Winton Library. Both were primo!

    February 6

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