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Top Pick: American Film Preservation Showcase - A Millennium Celebration

A selection of the most famous and diverse Hollywood movies will be shown in Slovakia for six days, from March 9 to 14. The showcase is a tribute to American film history, filmmakers and studios.
All films will be shown at the Charlie's Centrum cinema on Špitálska 4. Tickets cost 20 Sk for children's movies, 35 Sk for other showings.
MARCH 9 - Legends 1: films starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marlon Brando
17:30 Some Like It Hot (1959) - cross-dressing comedy cult classic, by Billy Wilder.
20:00 On the Waterfront (1974) - drama of an ex-prize fighter's struggle against corruption along the New York waterfront, by Elia Kazan.


Raging Bull, where De Niro puts on 70 pounds.
photo: Courtesy SFÚ

A selection of the most famous and diverse Hollywood movies will be shown in Slovakia for six days, from March 9 to 14. The showcase is a tribute to American film history, filmmakers and studios.

All films will be shown at the Charlie's Centrum cinema on Špitálska 4. Tickets cost 20 Sk for children's movies, 35 Sk for other showings.


SCHEDULE:


MARCH 9 - Legends 1: films starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marlon Brando
17:30 Some Like It Hot (1959) - cross-dressing comedy cult classic, by Billy Wilder.
20:00 On the Waterfront (1974) - drama of an ex-prize fighter's struggle against corruption along the New York waterfront, by Elia Kazan.


MARCH 10 - Legends 2 - films starring Jack Nicholson and Robert De Niro
17:30 Chinatown (1974) - mystery classic with dark motives, by Roman Polanski.
20:00 Ragging Bull (1980) - drama about a self-destructive boxer, by Marin Scorsese.


MARCH 11 - Something For Everybody
15:30 Steamboat Willie, What's Opera, Doc?, and Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs - Walt Disney and Warner Bros. animated films.
17:30 Dr. Strangelove: or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb (1964) - one of America's funniest movies, by Stanley Kubrick.
20:00 Sunrise (1927) - silent film, a seductress convinces a farmer to kill his wife, by F. W. Murnau.


MARCH 12- Musicals
17:30 The Band Wagon (1953) - a fading star's path to a Broadway stage, by Vincente Minnelli.
20:00 Carmen Jones (1954) - Bizet's Carmen updated with an all-black cast, by Otto Preminger.


MARCH 13 - Western Movies
17:30 The Searchers (1956) - the post-Civil War American film starring John Wayne, by John Ford.
20:00 Shane (1953) - a gunfighter defends homesteaders from a thug's gang, by George Stevens.


MARCH 14 - Romantic Movies
17:30 The Philadelphia Story (1940) - Katharine Hepburn as an irresistible bride, by George Cukor.
20:00 Casablanca (1942) - melodrama of a love torn apart by war, by Michael Curtiz.


By Zuzana Habšudová

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