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PEDRO ALMODÓVAR: The Skin I Live In (movie night)

The Dupont Circle Reading Railroad is doing its fourth movie night, screening The Skin I Live In by Pedro Aldomovar. We will be discussing the movie after the screening.

We will be screening in the event space at The Flats at Dupont Circle. The size of the space is limited (20 seats), so please only RSVP if you know you can attend, and change your RSVP if your plans change.










The upcoming schedule is as follows:

November 4: The Skin I Live In (movie night)
November 11: The Burning Plain by Juan Rolfo
November 18: W. B. Yeats poetry
December 2: Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
December 9: movie (to be voted on on November 4)
December 16: The Popol Vuh (Mayan Creation Myth)

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  • claudina C.

    4 stars, I am still visualizing the movie and thinking....

    November 5, 2012

  • Tal

    And Richard Dawkin's Selfish Gene, most apropos.
    But it was chicken salad, not tuna salad, from Five Easy Pieces.
    At a roadside diner, B. wants plain toast, which isn't on the menu-

    Bobby: I'd like an omelet, plain, and a chicken salad sandwich on wheat toast, no mayonnaise, no butter, no lettuce. And a cup of coffee.
    Waitress: A #2, chicken salad sand. Hold the butter, the lettuce, the mayonnaise, and a cup of coffee. Anything else?
    Bobby: Yeah, now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
    Waitress: You want me to hold the chicken, huh?
    Bobby: I want you to hold it between your knees.

    From IMDB "Bob Rafelson produced an underrated masterpiece when he made 'Five Easy Pieces'. Jack Nicholson, atypically understated as a self-hating misogynist ill at ease with himself and the world... gorgeous cinematography from Laszlo Kovaks, excellent soundtrack, writing and black humor.

    1 · November 5, 2012

  • Tyler

    I stll can't believe that there was a shot of a volume of Alice Munro's Short Stories. Lol.

    2 · November 4, 2012

  • Learned

    The event will be held in the event space at the Flats in Dupont Circle (at 2000 N St. NW). Space is limited, so please change your RSVP if you cannot attend.

    November 2, 2012

  • nan

    Shades of Almodavar's Bad Education and Hitchcock's Vertigo, mixed with some bad melodrama. Enjoy - but finish your snacks before the skin comes off!

    October 22, 2012

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