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Chlotrudis Society Summer Film Series: MARION BRIDGE
June 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$5
Screenings will start at 6pm, $5 donation at door
run time: 1h 30min
The ‘Before They Were Famous’ series will kick off on June 12th with 2003’s MARION BRIDGE, a Canadian film which first showcased the talents of a young Ellen Page. The New York Times called it “a small, exquisitely acted Canadian film”, which “takes the raw ingredients of soap opera and spins them into something truthful and quietly compelling”. Starring Molly Parker (House of Cards), MARION BRIDGE tells the story of 3 grown sisters gathered together again in their small town to be with their dying mother, and the emotions arising out of that reunion. In her film debut, Ellen Page is Joanie, a young girl drawn into the drama involving one of the sisters, part of a badly kept family secret soon to be revealed.
Celebrating its 22nd year, the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is a Boston-based non-profit group devoted to honoring and supporting independent and foreign films and their audiences. Over the decades, the group has worked with film festivals, local art-houses and theatres, production companies, directors and actors to bring creative, quality films to the attention of audiences and film-lovers. Visit our website, www.chlotrudis.org, for announcements of upcoming events, and for regular weekly independent film listings, and join our Facebook page, or follow @chlotrudis on twitter, to get updates and the latest news.
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