THE IRISH FILM INSTITUTE
On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s visit, Dr. Harvey O’Brien (Film Studies lecturer, UCD) will give an illustrated talk on June 27th (16.30) looking at representations of the visit on film and how a nostalgic narrative of national pride at the homecoming of an exalted son glossed over the political dimension of the trip. Collect your FREE ticket from the IFI Box Office.
Join us for this month’s lively film debate when we’ll be discussing Paradise: Love, Much Ado About Nothing and Like Someone in Love on Wednesday, June 26th at 18.40. Our panellists will include lecturer and writer Dr. Eric Egan, filmmaker and lecturer J.J. Harrington, and filmmaker and IFI Irish Film Programming Assistant Michael Ryan. Collect your FREE ticket at the IFI Box Office and share your opinions!
The IFI is pleased to once again collaborate with the SET Collective on the release of their second quarterly publication focusing on the relationship between cinema and architecture. In this issue, Emma Dwyer writes on the Overlook’s maze in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, which will screen at 18.20 on June 10th in its extended U.S. release version. 2
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After You (Damien O'Connor)
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Welcome to the IFI’s June programme as we conclude our EU Presidency events in Europe and offer Irish audiences the unique opportunity to see some classics in 70mm.
JUNE AT THE IFI
Willy Reilly and His Colleen Bawn is a remarkable historical epic and one of the few surviving features from the silent era. Preserved at the IFI Irish Film Archive, it tells the story of Willy Reilly, a Catholic gentleman in love with the daughter of the local Protestant squire, and was directed by John MacDonagh, brother of the executed 1916 leader Thomas MacDonagh. This summer, the film will be presented by the IFI in Berlin, Paris and Madrid as the concluding part of our International Culture Programme to celebrate Ireland's Presidency of the European Union, with a magnificent new score composed and conducted by Bernard Reilly, and performed live by the Irish CinéTheatre Ensemble. This international tour is supported by Culture Ireland. We are also delighted to offer Dublin audiences a unique opportunity to attend a pre-tour, open dress rehearsal on June 5th at the IFI, and the screening will be introduced by the composer Bernard Reilly. Meanwhile, IFI National’s EU Presidency programme of short films exploring impressions of Ireland and Europe in collections at the IFI Irish Film Archive continues to tour nationwide so please visit www.ifi.ie/nationaleu for details of the programme and a list of locations. This programme is supported by the Arts Council Local Partnership Scheme as part of Culture Connects, the EU Presidency Culture Programme.
Thérèse Desqueyroux (see page 8)
Like Someone In Love
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Whenever the IFI shows a film on 70mm, audiences flock to it from far and wide. The IFI is the only venue in Ireland with the projection capability to present film on this wonderful and rare format. This month we celebrate this unique aspect of the IFI with a season of four classics back on the big screen in 70mm: Alien, The Deer Hunter, Ryan’s Daughter and Big Trouble in Little China. It also marks the beginning of a new, ongoing programming strand at the IFI, whereby we will now have bi-monthly screenings of 70mm films. There are also plenty of great new releases this month including Claude Miller’s final film, Thérèse Desqueyroux, starring the wonderful Audrey Tautou in a captivating adaptation of the François Mauriac novel; Abbas Kiarostami’s Like Someone in Love, one of the hits of Cannes 2012 and showing exclusively at the IFI; and Joss Whedon’s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing which was shot inside his own Hollywood home. Many people are also hugely excited by the prospect of the third instalment in the lives of Jess (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) in Before Midnight which opens on June 21st, and if you were unlucky enough to miss out on Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, we’re giving you the chance to finally watch them in advance of the release of this latest chapter. Ross Keane Director
In collaboration with the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland, the IFI is pleased to once again celebrate Irish animation talent with a night of short films made by some of our finest animators on June 11th at 18.30. Jason Tammemagi will present a selection of Irish animation shorts for what audiences can expect to be a fun and vibrant showcase of home-grown talent. 3
JUNE 2013 DATE
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: DOUBLE BILL BYZANTIUM
IRELAND ON SUNDAY: PAULINE BEWICK: YELLOW MAN, GREY MAN THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX
PARADISE: LOVE THE ICEMAN THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (70mm) POPULAIRE BYZANTIUM
13.30, 20.50 13.40, 16.10 13.50, 16.10, 20.40 16.10, 18.30 18.30
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* BEFORE MIDNIGHT
13.40 13.50, 16.10, 18.30, 20.50 14.00, 18.30 16.10, 20.40 16.10, 20.50 18.30
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 1 PARADISE: LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE ICEMAN MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* FEAST YOUR EYES: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE
POPULAIRE BEFORE SUNRISE EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN SOMETHING IN THE AIR
SOMETHING IN THE AIR BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN
SOMETHING IN THE AIR ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 1 BYZANTIUM
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EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN
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SOMETHING IN THE AIR BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN BEFORE SUNSET RYAN’S DAUGHTER (70mm)
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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 2 POPULAIRE
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BYZANTIUM SOMETHING IN THE AIR PRE-TOUR DRESS REHEARSAL: WILLY REILLY AND HIS COLEEN BAWN BEFORE SUNRISE 19.00 EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN 21.00 SOMETHING IN THE AIR 6TH THURS BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN
BYZANTIUM THE ICEMAN THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX POPULAIRE
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 3 THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX BYZANTIUM THE ICEMAN BEFORE SUNSET POPULAIRE
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THE ICEMAN RYAN’S DAUGHTER (70mm) BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 4 BYZANTIUM THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE ICEMAN POPULAIRE IFI & SET COLLECTIVE: THE SHINING
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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 3 BYZANTIUM THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX
POPULAIRE THE ICEMAN 13TH THURS BYZANTIUM
THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX POPULAIRE NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE AUDIENCE MONTHLY MUST-SEE CINEMA: ROMPING THROUGH ULYSSES
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PARADISE: LOVE 20TH THURS THE ICEMAN THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* POPULAIRE BYZANTIUM
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PARADISE: LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE ICEMAN MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* ALIEN (70mm) BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE
13.40, 18.20 13.50, 16.10, 20.50 14.10, 16.10 16.20, 20.50 18.30 18.40 21.00
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 2 PARADISE: LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE ICEMAN MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* BYZANTIUM POPULAIRE
13.10 13.40, 18.20 13.50, 16.10, 20.50 14.10, 16.10, 20.50 16.20, 18.30 18.40 21.00
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* BEFORE MIDNIGHT SHUN LI AND THE POET LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX
BYZANTIUM PARADISE: LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX POPULAIRE THE ICEMAN MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING*
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BYZANTIUM THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE ICEMAN POPULAIRE ALIEN (70mm) IFI & FRACTAL MUSIC IFI & SDGI: IRISH ANIMATION SHORTS
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WILD STRAWBERRIES: HOPE SPRINGS BEFORE MIDNIGHT ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 4 SHUN LI AND THE POET MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX THE CRITICAL TAKE THE DEER HUNTER (70mm)
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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* 27TH THURS SHUN LI AND THE POET
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WILD STRAWBERRIES: HOPE SPRINGS RENOIR BEFORE MIDNIGHT SHUN LI AND THE POET STORIES WE TELL LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE BEYOND GAY: THE POLITICS OF PRIDE
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 3 BEFORE MIDNIGHT STORIES WE TELL SHUN LI AND THE POET THE DEER HUNTER (70mm) RENOIR LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
STORIES WE TELL BEFORE MIDNIGHT
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IFI & IMMA: LA JETÉE + PANEL DISCUSSION ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMMES 1 & 2 SHUN LI AND THE POET MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (70mm) THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE BEFORE MIDNIGHT WHERE I AM
IFI FAMILY: EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES IFI & IMMA: SANS SOLEIL MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* SHUN LI AND THE POET BEFORE MIDNIGHT LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROGRAMME 3 BEFORE MIDNIGHT
SHUN LI AND THE POET MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX
SHUN LI AND THE POET LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX IFI & EXPERIMENTAL FILM CLUB
THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX AFTERNOON TALK: JFK IN IRELAND LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
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SHUN LI AND THE POET RENOIR LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
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* Includes Eleanore Nicholas and Ger Staunton's My Fair Mot, presented by The Little Museum of Dublin (see page 9)
13.50, 16.10, 18.30, 20.50 14.00, 18.30 14.05, 18.35 16.10, 20.40 16.15, 20.55
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JUNE 2013 NEW RELEASES
EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN JUNE 1ST – 6TH (TODOS TENEMOS UN PLAN) FILM INFO:
118 minutes, Argentina, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Kevin Coyne
Viggo Mortensen stars in Ana Piterbarg’s directorial debut as twin brothers Agustín and Pedro. Agustín is a successful doctor, married to the attractive Claudia (Soledad Villamil, The Secret in their Eyes), and ultimately frustrated with his life. Pedro, on the other hand, is a beekeeper with a sideline in kidnapping. When the latter announces his terminal illness, Agustín sees an opportunity to assume his identity and start afresh, which he grasps immediately. Stepping into his
brother’s shoes however, is not without complications, most notably in the form of his young assistant, Rosa (Sofía Gala, Tetro), and shady childhood friend Adrián (Daniel Fanego). At heart a crime thriller, the film gives the ever-reliable Mortensen an opportunity to shine, creating distinctive and complex characters in the dual role. Neophyte Piterbarg shows an admirable restraint, allowing the plot to unfold at its own pace.
(APRÈS MAI) FILM INFO:
122 minutes, France, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
The brilliant Olivier Assayas surveyed the 1970s radical terrorist landscape in his epic Carlos, now he revisits his own back pages in 1971 Paris, reconciling raging hormones, post-‘68 ideological ferment and the nascent stirrings of creativity. It’s a fascinating fresco, with a generous ensemble feel, which never uses hindsight to mock its youthful idealists debating their solidarity with the proletariat. Instead there’s a kind of nostalgia for a culture where ideas were taken so seriously, even if they
119 minutes, Ireland-U.K., 2012, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
Two hundred years old and never been kissed – growing up is hard to do when you’re one of the undead and your mother keeps moving from town to town lest the family’s dark secret be discovered. Remarkably, Neil Jordan’s latest offering finds a fresh take on blood-drinking mythology, as troubled daughter Saoirse Ronan recounts her tale in a concerted effort to make sense of her life, while Gemma Arterton uses her mercilessly voluptuous wiles to play maternal protector. With the film’s
seedy contemporary seaside setting, its love of the Gothic and time-spanning storytelling, screenwriter Moira Buffini proves right at home in quintessential Neil Jordan territory. Starting with a very Irish slant on vampire legend, this certainly has its narrative foibles, yet ultimately balances bloody mayhem with a palpable, poetic depth of yearning. Good to see Jordan going for the jugular again.
SOMETHING IN THE AIR JUNE 1ST – 6TH
JUNE 1ST – 20TH
pointed towards worryingly violent resolutions, and presented doctrinaire restrictions on the development of a personal aesthetic. Shot with the kind of insouciant grace most filmmakers can barely dream of, this is haunting, immersive and impassioned, its moments of visceral threat and casual sensuality intensified by a truly choice soundtrack, including Nick Drake, The Soft Machine, The Incredible String Band and Kevin Ayers.
JUNE 1ST – 20TH FILM INFO:
111 minutes, France, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston FRENCH FILM CLUB Film blogger and teacher James Dempsey will introduce a French Film Club screening of this film on June 11th at 20.30. IFI and Alliance Française member ticket price €7 (please request at the IFI Box Office).
The year is 1959, and for an ordinary girl from the provinces, landing a secretarial job in super-chic Paris is the height of ambition. Gamine-yet-clumsy Rose (Déborah François) however, has something other hopefuls don’t – blazing typing skills! Enter dishy businessman Louis (Romain Duris) who realises her particular gifts are less suited to office duties than the national speed typing championships. A severe training régime is in order, but are troublesome emotions going
to impede their professional tilt at fleet-fingered glory? The just-so costumes and delightfully immersive period detail – where did they get all those vintage typewriters? – are a huge source of pleasure in this very cute Gallic combination of sports movie and romance. There’s a dab of social comment, but essentially it’s a lighthearted charmer, deliciously played by François and Duris relishing the chance to kick back and relax. 7
JUNE 2013 NEW RELEASES
THE ICEMAN JUNE 7TH – 20TH FILM INFO:
106 minutes, U.S.A., 2012, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
Oscar-nominated as the troubled soul whose bitter truths rocked Revolutionary Road, powerhouse actor Michael Shannon enhanced his reputation in the ominous fable Take Shelter, and is surely bound for iconic status providing he gets the right roles. His wide-eyed intensity and looming height make him suitably scary as notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski in this true-life crime-drama, where he compellingly incarnates a walking index of moral contradictions
– a loving family man who kept his dark side secret from his wife and daughters. And we are talking dark, given the sobering body count hinted at by writer-director’s Ariel Vromen’s grisly chronicle. While the film hardly eclipses Scorsese’s mafiosi sagas, it does boast the evergreen Ray Liotta as a permanently edgy crimelord, though Shannon certainly takes the spotlight. When he gets that look, you don’t want to be in his bad books.
110 minutes, France, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
Audrey Tautou shows what a great actress she’s become with a quite mesmerising take on novelist François Mauriac’s confounding anti-heroine in this atmospheric adaptation, the final film from much-admired director Claude Miller (The Little Thief, A Secret). Born into old stock in the Landes region, Thérèse is destined to marry Gilles Lellouche’s Bernard, amiable but conventional scion of neighbouring landowners. It’s to prove a suffocating experience however, for someone
(PARADIES: LIEBE) FILM INFO:
120 minutes, Austria-GermanyFrance, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
As 2007’s ferocious Import/Export demonstrated, Austrian maverick Ulrich Seidl has no fear of making the viewer uncomfortable in the course of exposing a wider truth. This first entry in a completed trilogy (Faith and Hope will follow in July and August) offers an examination of sex-tourism in Kenya which isn’t shy about revealing flesh, but ultimately ponders the yearnings of the soul. Teresa (incredibly brave Margarete Tiesel) is a 50-somethingyear-old Austrian single mum whose
middle-age spread has left her feeling less than desirable, something no longer an issue at an East African beach resort where nubile young black men crowd the wealthy European visitors. Fantasies of romance, rooted in murky cultural history, soon give way to a series of deceptive transactions bringing out the worst in both sides as Seidel’s trademark blend of documentary grunge and authored image-making ventures into the heart of darkness.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX JUNE 7TH – 27TH
JUNE 14TH – 20TH
of such fiercely independent mind, and Thérèse’s subsequent behaviour towards her husband and her bosompal sister-in-law (Anaïs Demoustier) will both scandalise polite society and put compassionate understanding to the test. Miller’s take on the story delivers a more conventional time-line than the original book, yet the linear approach keeps us effectively ensnared in Tautou’s dark spell, fascinated by a woman who’s both class insurgent and in thrall to implacable inner demons.
JUNE 14TH – 27TH FILM INFO:
107 minutes, U.S.A., 2012, Black and White, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston ✔Programmer's Pick These screenings will include My Fair Mot, a short film about immigrants learning to speak ‘Dublinese’, presented by The Little Museum of Dublin as part of their competition ‘Uniquely Dublin’. 2 mins, 2013, Colour.
During a production break on Avengers Assemble, Joss Whedon gathered his favourite actors and shot this Shakespeare adaptation inside a fortnight in his own Hollywood home. What sounds like a vanity project however, has turned out to be a real treat for Shakespeare lovers and Whedon’s own fan-base alike, delivering a witty, affectionate, and utterly convincing modern-dress version of the frisky comedy last seen on celluloid in Kenneth Branagh’s traditional 1993
incarnation. Yes, there are smartphones and cop-movie references, yet instead of flaunted gimmickry, what comes across most strongly here is real enjoyment in delivering the text, allied to Whedon’s facility for whipping up an infectious team spirit in his ensemble cast. Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof shine as the central couple Beatrice and Benedict, spikily striving not to fall in love, while Serenity star Nathan Fillion goofs amiably as bumbling watchman Dogberry. 9
JUNE 2013 NEW RELEASES
SHUN LI AND THE POET
BEFORE MIDNIGHT FROM JUNE 21ST FILM INFO:
108 minutes, U.S.A., 2013, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Kevin Coyne
We’re pleased to screen the first two films in this trilogy – Before Sunrise on June 1st (14.00) & 5th (19.00) and Before Sunset on June 4th (18.30) & 8th (18.30).
Following their first encounter in Vienna in 1995’s Before Sunrise, and their subsequent meeting in Paris in 2004’s Before Sunset, we join Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) in Greece as they once again spend time together discussing life and love. Much has changed in the years since the last instalment, most notably that they are now a couple, parents to twins. However, there are difficulties; Jesse wants to return to Chicago to be nearer to his son from his first marriage, while
Céline is at a career crossroads. As with the first two chapters, Before Midnight consists almost entirely of these two people simply talking to each other. However, the dialogue is so beautifully crafted, so funny, honest, and realistic that the film is incredibly engaging, and a fitting close to one of cinema’s finest portrayals of a relationship.
LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE FROM JUNE 21ST EXCLUSIVELY AT IFI† FILM INFO:
109 minutes, France-Japan, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
After the teasing conundrums of the Tuscan-set Certified Copy, Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami confounds expectations again with this Japanese drama of mistaken identity – which nods towards Ozu’s classic Tokyo Story but takes its title from an American jazz standard. ‘Like’ is the key word here, since the protagonist is a young woman who appears a regular student/ grand-daughter/girlfriend depending on the circumstances, but is actually moonlighting as a call girl, where one of
FROM JUNE 21ST (IO SONO LI) FILM INFO:
92 minutes, Italy-France, 2011, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
A sense of belonging is at stake for the two different exiles at the heart of this immersive first dramatic feature from noted Italian documentarist Andrea Segre. Illegal Chinese immigrant Shun Li (Zhao Tao, the muse of Chinese auteur Jia Zhang-ke) is working bar jobs to pay off her debt to the traffickers who smuggled her into Italy. One of her regulars, an elderly fisherman (Rade Sherbedgia, a Croatian who’s played a few Hollywood heavies in his time), makes up his own rhymes and isn’t
really a ‘poet’ per se, but does yearn for the Yugoslavia he fled years ago. Friendship and acceptance play off against greed and intolerance as their developing bond takes its course, subtly rendered in a film which captures the misty allure of the Veneto lagoon, and is exquisitely scored by ECM artist François Couturier.
RENOIR her clients is, outwardly, a distinguished professor and widower, but obviously with secrets to hide. As these characters’ individual deceptions gather critical mass, Kiarostami mounts the action with breathtakingly economical finesse, never telling us quite what to think, yet suggesting throughout that we ponder how our true selves exist in relation to an everyday cross-weave of social assumptions. Playful, exotic, and wise, as only Kiarostami knows how.
FROM JUNE 28TH FILM INFO:
111 minutes, France, 2012, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
The twilight years of one grand master and the dawning of a new generation’s creativity sustain Gilles Bourdos’ engrossing biographical portrait of impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his son Jean. It’s 1915, and the 70-something-year-old widower is battling arthritis to get his thoughts on canvas, captivated by his latest teenage muse. Another arrival at the Riviera mansion is Jean, recovering from wounds received as a French WWI combatant, unaware of the
catalyst these moments will have on his cinematic future. What’s lovely about the film is its refusal to force events into melodramatic contrivance, wise enough instead to let Michel Bouquet and Vincent Rottiers convincingly inhabit their roles as père et fils, and Christa Theret’s local lass to bewitch them and us. Moreover, for a film about the inspiration of sun-dappled light and rosy flesh, it absolutely looks the part. 11
JUNE 2013 NEW RELEASES
109 minutes, Canada, 2012, Colour, D-Cinema Notes by Trevor Johnston
Actress-turned-director Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz) picks her way through a potential minefield in this deftly mounted documentary, exploring her family’s tangled history via personal emotional catharsis and an intelligent examination of just who owns the past. The saga starts with an in-house joke about how she looks unlike her siblings and pretty much cartwheels from there, sustained by often bracingly revealing interviews and much evocative ‘70s home-movie
FILM HIGHLIGHTS IN JULY Renowned for his distinctive brand of bleak comedy – as established in The Squid and the Whale and Greenberg – director Noah Baumbach teams up for a second time with actress Greta Gerwig for his new film, Frances Ha, for which the pair wrote the script together. Stylishly shot in black and white, the film affectionately traces the steps of 27-year-old Frances as she struggles to find her feet as a dancer living in New York, often to spectacular and comic effect. 12
footage. However, we also see her father, former actor Michael Polley, delivering his own written narration, flagging up the whole issue of just whose agenda is being represented – something increasingly loaded the more we know about traumatic previous events. The end result is quite remarkable however, as Polley’s film balances soulful intimacy with a hard-won realisation of the granular instability of truth. You’ll be talking about it for weeks afterwards.
70MM: THE BIG PICTURE
FROM JUNE 28TH
Based on the story of Snow White and set in an imagined vision of 1920s Spain, Pablo Berger’s beautifully shot silent film Blancanieves won ten Goya Awards including the Prize for Best Film last year. Also screening next month is Hitchcock’s masterpiece Dial M for Murder in 3D which draws our complete retrospective of the director’s work to a close.
In partnership with
Alien (see page 14)
STORIES WE TELL
The increasing pervasiveness of digital projection has led to a correlative decrease in the number of cinemas still capable of showing film. There are few cinemas in Dublin that show the previous industry standard of 35mm with any regularity, of whom the IFI remains the format’s greatest champion. Over the coming months, there are plans to reaffirm our commitment to celluloid by incorporating more screenings from 16mm and by celebrating the fact that the IFI is the only cinema in Ireland capable of showing film on 70mm, beginning with this short season. Never particularly commonly used by filmmakers, principally due to its cost, the technical merits of the format essentially boil down to an image of greater size and clarity, and sound quality which still rivals anything digital has to offer. Since installation of 70mm projectors in the IFI in 2001, a number of films have been shown: Vertigo; Baraka; 2001: A Space Odyssey; Die Hard; and The Thing, to name but a few, and we are always on the lookout for news of additional titles, as the pool of available prints, particularly those shot on 65mm rather than being 35mm blow-ups, grows smaller. Over the coming months, there will be regular screenings of 70mm films, and for those of you who asked – we’re still working on The Master. Tickets for all 70mm screenings: €12 13
70MM: THE BIG PICTURE
RYAN’S DAUGHTER JUNE 4TH (18.30) & JUNE 9TH (14.30) FILM INFO:
206 minutes, U.K., 1970, Colour, 70mm (with Swedish subtitles) Notes by Alice Butler
Shot on 65mm by renowned cinematographer Freddie Young, who also worked with David Lean on Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, Ryan’s Daughter is arguably the most visually impressive film ever made in Ireland. In keeping with his distinctive epic scale, the production was long and drawn out while Lean waited for perfect weather conditions for his many and spectacular outdoor scenes, leading
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA actor Robert Mitchum to comment that working with the director was “like constructing the Taj Mahal out of toothpicks.” Despite this, and along with the cool critical reception that the film received upon its release, it has since been recognised as a modern classic replete with spectacular footage of the beaches along the Dingle Peninsula, the breadth of which can only be fully appreciated on the big screen.
117 minutes, U.S.A.-U.K., 1979, Colour, 70mm Notes by Alice Butler
99 minutes, U.S.A., 1986, Colour, 70mm Notes by Kevin Coyne
Following Elvis (1979), Escape from New York (1981), and The Thing (1982), director John Carpenter and star Kurt Russell collaborated once again on the massively entertaining Big Trouble in Little China, a tonguein-cheek martial arts film that has gained a healthy cult following since its original release. Russell is truck driver Jack Burton, a man with a big heart but a small intellect. When a friend’s fiancée is kidnapped by
the Lords of Death, a Chinese street gang, Burton attempts to help, leading him and his companions (including Kim Cattrall) into a secret world of magic and sorcery as they strive to rescue the victim from the clutches of the evil Lo Pan (James Hing). The dialogue crackles but the film belongs to the hilarious Russell, playing, in Carpenter’s words, “a sidekick who thinks he’s a leading man.”
THE DEER HUNTER
ALIEN JUNE 11TH (18.30) & JUNE 16TH (18.30)
JUNE 18TH (18.30) & JUNE 22ND (16.10)
The film that launched director Ridley Scott’s international career, as well as that of actress Sigourney Weaver with her iconic portrayal of Officer Ripley, also spawned the predatory xenomorph of its title, a sinuous sci-fi creature like no other, designed by Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger who deservedly won the Visual Effects Academy Award for his contribution to the film. Based on figures from Giger’s own original lithographs, the Alien and
its accompanying features reflected the artist’s over-arching interest in depicting biomechanical forms, an element integral to the film’s themes and plot. While the womb-like setting evokes stagnation and claustrophobia, a soundtrack made up of industrial wails and groans builds the necessary tension around each of the seven crewmembers’ alien encounters. One of the greatest films of its genre.
JUNE 26TH (19.30) & JUNE 29TH (15.10) FILM INFO:
182 minutes, U.K.-U.S.A., 1978, Colour, 70mm Notes by Kevin Coyne
After his debut feature, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), director Michael Cimino created something on a grander scale with this tale of three Pennsylvania steelworkers who serve in the Vietnam War – Michael (Robert De Niro), Steven (John Savage), and Nick (Christopher Walken). The tripartite structure begins with Steven’s wedding shortly before the three ship out. Moving to the battlefield, the next section
finds the three held as prisoners of war, forced to play Russian roulette for the amusement of their captors before escaping and then losing each other along the way. Finally, Michael, now home, tracks down his friends and discovers the terrible aftermath of their experiences. The epic film’s success would prove Cimino’s undoing when tried to repeat its scale in 1980’s Heaven’s Gate, which will be reissued in August. 15
South Pacific and that's why I invented The Yellow Man. He, to me, is perfection. I created The Yellow Man because if our society were made up of Yellow Men it would be a marvellous place," Pauline Bewick. However, in the course of their long friendship, Maurice discovered the existence of her Grey Man, drawings dealing with a much darker side of the artist and much less well-known.
PAULINE BEWICK: YELLOW MAN, GREY MAN JUNE 9TH (13.00) DIRECTOR:
54 minutes, 2013, Colour, D-Cinema
Ireland on Sunday is our monthly showcase for new Irish film. In Pauline Bewick: Yellow Man, Grey Man, artist Maurice Galway examines the hugely successful series of work by Pauline known as The Yellow Man. "I was searching for the perfect society. That's why I went to the
HOPE SPRINGS JUNE 26TH & 28TH (11.00) DIRECTOR: David Frankel
100 minutes, U.S.A., 2012, Comedy/Drama/Romance
Who would have thought that pairing the much-loved and gorgeous Meryl Streep with the equally-admired but invariably curmudgeonly-character-playing Tommy Lee Jones could yield this amusing yet thoughtful comedy about a couple trying to resurrect their 30-year relationship. The director of The Devil Wears Prada
Filmed in a series of pellucid Kerry locations, this handsome film captures the charm and energy of one of Ireland’s finest artists on her home ground. Director Maurice Galway will participate in a post-screening Q&A.
The Columban Fathers Present: President Kennedy In Ireland
IRELAND ON SUNDAY WILD STRAWBERRIES ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME IFI FAMILY DUBLIN PRIDE 2013 Willy Reilly AND HIS COLLEEN BAWN MONTHLY MUST-SEE CINEMA IFI & EXPERIMENTAL FILM CLUB FEAST YOUR EYES NATIONAL THEATRE Live IFI & Fractal Music IFI & IMMA: CHRIS MARKER
Join is for FREE screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office.
EMIL UND DIE DETEKTIVE/ EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES
Marking the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s visit to Ireland.
JUNE 23RD (11.00)
PROGRAMME 1: THE COLUMBAN FATHERS PRESENT: PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND
This month, we’re delighted to screen an adaptation of the much-loved German classic about young Emil and his gang of sleuthing friends. Emil lives with his father in former East Germany but when an accident puts his father out of action, Emil is sent to Berlin to live with his teacher’s sister. On the way, he is robbed on the train and, determined to track the thief down, he gets help from an eager bunch of young Berliners.
The only professional colour film of the visit.
FILM INFO: 25 minutes, 1963, Colour
PROGRAMME 2: TAOISEACH LEMASS VISITS THE U.S.A. 1963 State visit to U.S. made just weeks before Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.
Tickets: €4.80 per person, €14.40 family ticket (2 adults + 2 children/1 adult + 3 children)
FILM INFO: 10 minutes, 1963, Colour
Screening in co-operation with the Goëthe-Institut Irland.
manages to get great comic timing from Streep as the put upon Kay who, blushing and skittish, hopes that a week-long residential relationship counselling course will succeed in taking accountant husband Arnold away from the Golf Channel and into her arms. Steve Carrell plays straight as the therapist who endeavours to bridge the communication gap between the longsuffering pair. While the characterisation and plot occasionally veers on the stereotypical, the chemistry between the two leads makes it all highly watchable.
JOHN F. KENNEDY, THE MAN AND THE PRESIDENT 1917 – 1963
FILM INFO: 10 minutes, 1963, Black and White
PROGRAMME 3: JOHN F. KENNEDY IN THE ISLAND OF DREAMS
IFI FAMILY FESTIVAL 2013
Darragh Byrne’s 30th anniversary documentary.
JULY 11TH – 14TH
FILM INFO: 42 minutes, 1993, Colour
PROGRAMME 4: MOTHER OF THE KENNEDYS
€3.85 per person including regular tea or coffee before the screening. Please note: Wild Strawberries is our film club for over 55s. If you are lucky enough to look younger, please don’t take offence if we ask your age.
Radharc’s interview with Rose Kennedy about her life.
Take one talking meatball. Add a trace of galloping horse. Mix with a broom from a flying witch. Stir to the speed of a homemade flying machine. Serve under dark lights with added forest spirits.
FILM INFO: 42 minutes, 1973, Colour
IFI Family Festival. A recipe for a great summer.
See page 2 for details of a talk on June 27th by Dr. Harvey O'Brien on representations on film of JFK's visit to Ireland.
(Keep an eye out for our special IFI Family Festival flyer or see www.ifi.ie for announcements.)
The main events in the public life and death of Kennedy.
Franziska Buch 111 minutes, Germany, 2001, Family/Adventure/Comedy/Crime, DVD
BLOOMSDAY: ROMPING THROUGH ULYSSES
JUNE 13TH (20.00) DIRECTOR:
JAMES JOYCE MEETS ROCKY HORROR
Marking this year’s Bloomsday festivities, our Monthly Must-See Cinema in June is American director Joseph Strick’s AcademyAward-nominated take on James Joyce’s Ulysses, unquestionably the most faithful screen adaptation of the revered and
In collaboration with the National Lesbian and Gay Federation on the occasion of Dublin Pride 2013, the IFI is delighted to present two powerful new documentaries.
WHERE I AM In this new Irish documentary, gay American writer Robert Drake returns to the small town of Sligo from his home in Philadelphia, in an attempt to revisit the memories of his time in Ireland. Twelve years have passed since he was the victim of a violent and bloody attack by two local men there which left him permanently brain-damaged, wheel-chair bound and unable to continue his burgeoning writing career. Accompanied by his sanguine carer, Butch, he meets Colm Tóibín, Dermot Healy and those who cared for him after the attack, and compares life now with life before the brutal event. This is a heart-breaking but ultimately up-lifting tale of forgiveness and redemption. Director Pamela Drynan will be present at the screening.
DIRECTOR: Pamela Drynan FILM INFO: 69 minutes, 2013, Colour, D-Cinema
BEYOND GAY: THE POLITICS OF PRIDE The film follows Ken Coolen, Director of the Vancouver Pride Parade, as he travels the world in the 9 months prior to his own event visiting other countries’ parades. Visits include New York, birthplace of the modern gay rights movement; São Paulo, site of the world’s largest parade; Poland, where the parade is heckled by those who find homosexuality offensive on religious grounds; and Moscow, where the Pride movement is illegal and the parade must be planned in secret for fear of violent reprisals. It’s a fascinating portrait of the movement’s achievements and a reminder of the work yet to be done.
DIRECTOR: Bob Christie FILM INFO: 87 minutes, Canada, 2009, Colour
132 minutes, U.K.-U.S.A., 1967, Black and White, 35mm
MEMORIES OF AN UNBEATEN CHILDHOOD JUNE 25TH (18.30) FILM INFO:
Memories of an Unbeaten Childhood: 17 mins, Ireland-U.K., 2012, Colour, Blu-ray; Arc Arial Trilogy: 40 mins, U.K., 2011, Colour, Blu-ray; The Midnight Party, The Children’s Party & Cotillion: 19 mins, U.S.A., 1940s-1969, Colour, Black and White, 16mm
In this month's programme two contemporary filmmakers, Julius Ziz and Louis Benassi, celebrate the films of American artist Joseph Cornell. Cornell is more widely known for his sculpture work from the 1950s, but he also made mysterious and beautiful found footage films between the 1930s and the ‘70s, three
celebration of tolerance and of the triumph of love across the sectarian divide.
PRE-TOUR DRESS REHEARSAL JUNE 5TH (18.30) DIRECTOR:
80 minutes, Ireland, 1920, Black and White, Silent, Digi-beta
Willy Reilly and His Colleen Bawn, one of few surviving features from the silent era, is set in 18th century Ireland and tells the story of Willy Reilly, a Catholic gentleman in love with the daughter of the local Protestant squire. Directed by John MacDonagh, brother of 1916 martyr Thomas MacDonagh, the film is a
This summer, the film will be presented by the IFI in Paris, Berlin and Madrid as part of the programme celebrating Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union (supported by Culture Ireland), with a magnificent new score composed and conducted by Bernard Reilly and performed live by the 11-piece CinéTheatre Ensemble.
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY…
We are delighted to offer Dublin audiences a unique opportunity to attend this pre-tour Dress Rehearsal which will be introduced by Bernard Reilly.
JUNE 19TH (18.30) DIRECTOR: FILM INFO:
96 minutes, U.S.A., 1989, Colour, Blu-ray
As the setting for When Harry Met Sally’s most memorable scene, Katz’s bustling Manhattan Delicatessen – where a willful Meg Ryan unabashedly brings her argument with Billy Crystal to a successful conclusion – makes for a perfect backdrop, and the eatery has been drawing fans of the film ever since, all eager to savour an ‘authentic’
illustrious novel. Shot on location in Dublin and featuring Milo O’Shea as Leopold Bloom, the film was entered into the 1967 Cannes Film Festival only to be withdrawn by Strick when he noticed subtitles for some of the more provocative scenes had been deleted without his permission. This unique interactive event, organised by At it Again! in collaboration with the Irish Film Institute, presents an evening peppered with party pieces and prizes for the best dressed. So put on your Bloomsday finest for a night that will bring to life the magic of Ulysses. Props for the screening will be supplied from the Bloomsday Survival Kit.
of which – The Midnight Party, The Children’s Party and Cotillion – feature here. These films often explore themes of childhood memories, dreams and fantasy. In their first film, Memories of an Unbeaten Childhood, Benassi and Ziz create a world as seen through the eyes of a young adolescent boy. Sitting by a river he examines bacteria living in the water, revealing a phantasmagoria of found and archive footage depicting the conditions of life and the world. Arc Arial is a pynchonesque meditation on cinema, politics, and the eye in the sky.
New York dining experience. Plenty of the pair’s other key exchanges also take place over traditional diner-style food, the vast majority of which Ryan pedantically orders ‘on the side’. Director Rob Reiner’s film – this month’s choice for Feast Your Eyes – features career-best performances from Crystal and Ryan both of whom are elevated by Nora Ephron’s Oscar-nominated script as well as a brilliant supporting cast led by an urbane Carrie Fisher who plays Sally’s exceptionally candid and resourceful best friend. The screening will be followed by a meal inspired by the film in the IFI Café Bar. Tickets €20 (free list suspended). Online booking is available at www.ifi.ie or call the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477.
THE AUDIENCE JUNE 13TH (18.45) DIRECTOR:
Approx. 180 minutes (including 20 minute intermission), U.K., 2013
Peter Morgan’s The Audience is this month’s presentation in National Theatre Live, a series of enthralling live performances from London’s most prestigious theatres, broadcast onto cinema screens globally. In this revealing and witty new play from acclaimed theatre and film director Stephen
JUNE 11TH (18.30) 64 minutes, 2004-2013, Colour, Blu-ray
The IFI and Fractal Music present a unique screening programme called Synthesis, a showcase of new and innovative audiovisual artworks from musicians and artists all currently based in Ireland. Through digital and abstract imagery, dance, animation, narration and contemporary compositions, these works all explore the
Presented in partnership with IMMA.
Fractal is a new music production company directed and curated by composer Anna Murray and guitarist Philip Lawson, dedicated to providing new outlets and contexts for creating music and art, and to the exploration of inter-media collaboration.
a screening of La Jetée, Marker’s meditation on memory and desire, will be followed by a panel discussion entitled Art and Film – The Magnificent Obsession. The panel will include Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and fellow co-curator Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions at IMMA.
LA JETÉE JUNE 22ND (13.00) SANS SOLEIL JUNE 23RD (13.00)
Presented by the IFI in association with Dublin Theatre Festival. Tickets cost €15. Tickets must be collected by 18.45, with the live performance starting strictly at 19.00.
points at which music and visuals connect. This exciting, one-off programme includes work from the country’s top multimedia artists and composers including Karen Power and Max le Cain, Marc and Luke Balbirnie, Mark Linnane and Donnacha Dennehy, Maura McDonnell and Linda Buckley, Trish McAdam, and many more.
Daldry (The Hours, The Reader), Helen Mirren takes up the role of Queen Elizabeth II once again, following her Oscar-winning performance in Stephen Frears’ 2006 film depiction of how the monarch handled Princess Diana’s death in 1997. Rather than draw focus on one particular period, however, The Audience re-creates a number of the private weekly meetings that have taken place over the last 60 years between the Queen and each of the 12 Prime Ministers in power during her reign, thereby offering an effective overview of the nature and dynamic of these significant encounters.
In partnership with the Irish Museum of Modern Art on the occasion of new exhibition Cloud Illusions I Recall, which explores the relationship between art and cinema, the IFI is pleased to present two films by the great Chris Marker, chosen by artist and exhibit co-curator Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. On Saturday, June 22nd,
On Sunday, June 23rd, there will be a screening of Sans Soleil, Marker’s experimental film-essay, which incorporates elements of travelogue and documentary to again deal with memory and its effect on one’s perception of the world.
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IFI OPEN DAY SATURDAY JUNE 15TH
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