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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

More Good Movies You Might Have Missed...

by Jill Eisner, Sr. Librarian
SBPL Information Services

Hi Everyone,

Her are a few more titles from our collection that you might enjoy.   Let me know what you think!


Jane Eyre


Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte. Directed by Cary Fukunaga. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Sally Hawkins, Simon McBurney, Valentina Cervi, and Judi Dench.  When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever.
2011. In English, rated PG-13. Drama.

Farewell My Queen


Directed by Benoit Jacquot. Starring Xavier Beauvois, Noemie Lvovsky, Virginie Ledoyen, Diane Kruger, Lea Seydoux.  Sidonie, who serves as reader to Marie Antoinette and displays a singular romantic devotion to the queen, witnesses the final days of the French Revolution from inside the walls of the Palace of Versailles. The film is seen from Sidonie's point of view, and the story takes place over the course of four days.  
2012. In French with English subtitles, rated R.  Drama.

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) Poster

Based on the play by Richard Nelson. Directed by Roger Michell. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Samuel West, Olivia Colman.  With Great Britain facing war with Germany, President Franklin D. Roosevelt invites the King and Queen of England to his home in upstate New York, while engaging in an affair with a distant cousin. 
2012. In English, Rated R. Drama/Biography.

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