Year-end fiesta

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Comic caper Kind Hearts and Coronets is the greatest of the Ealing comedies
Comic caper Kind Hearts and Coronets is the greatest of the Ealing comedies

Bangalore Film society will be screening three cinema classics from across the world, over the weekend. The movies will be screened at Ashirvad, 30, St. Mark's Road cross. On Friday at 6.30 p.m., watch “Kind Hearts and Coronets”, directed by Robert Hamer. It is the tale of the charming Louis Mazzini, ostracized from aristocratic society because his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer as he makes a determined attempt for Dukedom. However, he has to contend with eight relatives in his path to achieving the goal. On Saturday, catch “Kiki's Delivery Service”, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It is the tale of Kiki, a thirteen year witch-in-training who has to leave her home with only her cat Jiji for company and find her place in the world. On Sunday at 6.15 p.m., “Watch Night on Earth”, directed by Jim Jarmusch. It is an incandescent film, equipped with Frederick Elmes cinematography, Tom Waits' brilliant bebop waltz score and career best performances from an ensemble cast, which includes Gina Rowlands, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Rosie Perez, Beatrice Dalle etc. It chronicles five stories set in taxi cabs in five cities across the world from Los Angeles to Helsinki, `and includes elements of comedy, drama and melancholy. Call 25493705/9886213516 or mail for more information.




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