MY DINNER WITH ANDRÉ (1981)

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05/26 - Sunday
  • 2:00 pm
TICKETS:
$8
/ Matinee
$7
/ Strand Member

Part of the CRITERION SERIES

Tickets available at the box office 30 min. prior to show time

In this captivating and philosophical film directed by Louis Malle, actor and playwright Wallace Shawn sits down with his friend the theater director André Gregory at a restaurant on New York’s Upper West Side, and the pair proceed through an alternately whimsical and despairing confessional about love, death, money, and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York–honed personas, Shawn and Gregory, who also cowrote the screenplay, dive in with introspective intellectual gusto, and Malle captures it all with a delicate, artful detachment. A fascinating freeze-frame of cosmopolitan culture, My Dinner with André remains a unique work in cinema history.

PG | USA | 1981 | 1h 51m
Directed by Louis Malle
Starring Wallace Shawn, André Gregory, Jean Lenauer

Beer and wine available at our concessions

 

THE CRITERION COLLECTION was established in 1984, with a mission to preserve important classic and independent films from around the world, making them available to watch in analog and digital formats – with DVD, Blu-Ray, 4K Ultra HD and the Criterion Channel streaming service. In 2017, Criterion launched a series of original programming for the Criterion Channel called Art-House America, to showcase independently run arthouse theaters around the U.S and highlight the people and community that keep them alive. This series was turned into a fundraising campaign in the wake of the COVID pandemic in 2020, raising much-needed funds to provide financial relief to small arthouse theaters.

Now, with their support of the Strand Theatre in Rockland, Criterion is furthering their support of community movie theaters, by sponsoring a year-long series of films that will allow the Strand to screen a wide range of acclaimed, hard-to-see movies for the local audience, and turn these screenings into a fundraising event for the much beloved 100 year old theater.

 

 

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