Senior Cinema

Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Telephone 617-730-2380

Thursdays
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.

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The Long Hot Summer

Jul 2, 2015

1958. 115 min. Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners. Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa

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Mr. Turner

Jul 9, 2015

2014. 150 min. Rated R An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. Nominated for 4 Oscars. Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson

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My Best Friend (French)

Jul 16, 2015

2007. 94 min. Rated PG-13. Catherine, refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part. Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet

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Nebraska

Jul 23, 2015

2013. 15 min. Rated R. An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. Nominated for 6 Oscars. Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb

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A Month by the Lake

Jul 30, 2015

1995. 92 min. PG In this romantic comedy, set just before the eruption of WWII in Europe, British, middle-aged Miss Bentley has come to Lake Como to visit the family resort. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died. A British spinster, she eyes a factory owner. Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman