Film Society

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Thursday – Term 4

Film Society: 1.00 – 3.30 pm – Auditorium.

Coordinators: Rick Thompson, Aileen Harland

Note that films marked * will be shown with subtitles for the hard of hearing

Oct 28RIDE LONESOME, USA, 1959, 73 mins. Directed by Budd Boetticher.
With Randolph Scott and Karen Steele.
One of Boetticher’s sly Randolph Scott Westerns, about a bounty hunter who acquires
odd companions along the way.
Nov 04*FLOATING CLOUDS, JAPAN, 1955, 118 mins. Directed by Mikio Naruse.
Naruse’s masterpiece: a very wry love story as mismatched lovers try to overcome
their complex differences.
Nov 11*THE ASPHALT JUNGLE, USA, 1950, 112 mins. Directed by John Huston.
With Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern and Marilyn Monroe.
A gang of thieves, a tough gunsel, a shifty lawyer, and Marilyn Monroe as a doxy;
how many things can go wrong?
Nov 18ACE IN THE HOLE, USA, 1951, 111 mins. Directed by Billy Wilder.
With Kirk Douglas and Jan Stirling.
Wilder’s sly take on all the things that can go wrong as amoral reporter Douglas’
investigation of a story gets wilder.
Nov 25HALLELUJAH, USA, 1929, 100 mins. Directed by King Vidor.
The first Hollywood film to feature an all-black cast as poor cotton farmer Zeke
follows a girl’s temptation and falls into all manner of problems, until religion
provides salvation – for awhile.
Program updated 11/10/2021