Shot amid the scenic splendor of the Alps, this postwar-set pastoral follows the fortunes of a young soldier who returns from the front lines to his home village faced with no prospects. Desperate to earn a living, he joins forces with a boisterous, free-spirited old man who teaches him the ropes of a most dangerous line of work: salvaging undetonated bombs leftover from the war for scrap metal. A tender, rollicking portrait of intergenerational friendship shot with a documentarian's eye for naturalism, The Scavengers is an alternately lighthearted and serious variation on Olmi's key theme: the tension between the demands of labor and personal liberty. 35mm print from Istituto Luce Cinecittà.
Venue: Walter Reade Theater
165 W 65th St Map
Gator Bait at Nighthawk Cinema
Thu | 9:30 pm
Director: Beverly Sebastian, Ferd Sebastian Run Time: 88 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1973 Starring: Claudia Jennings, Sam Gilman, Douglas Dirkson Sink your teeth into a Cajun feast of...
Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest at Nitehawk cinema
Thu | 7:30 pm
Nitehawk is generally an 18+ theater. Before 7pm, ages 3-12 allowed with guardian and 13+ without guardian for appropriately rated films. After 7pm, 13+ allowed with guardian for appropriately rated f...
Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest at Nitehawk Cinema
Thu | 7:30 pm
Across 2017/2018 Depeche Mode embarked on their Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows across the globe. This new visually-striking film, directed by awar...