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Top Pick: Múzeum film club a respite on hot days

As the summer progresses and the mercury rises, one of the better ways to cool off is to take in a movie at one of Bratislava's numerous theatres or film clubs. And on the hottest days, the cool viewing rooms of the Múzeum film club is always a sure bet. While theatres offer the often dull-witted, mainly Hollywood-made movies sweeping western box-offices, film clubs instead show selections which have been out a bit longer and have proven to be intelligent crowd-pleasers. Listed below are future dates for Filmclub Múzeum, located right behind the historical walls of the Town Museum and accessible from Hlavné námestie (Main Square) in the Old Town.
All movies are in English with Slovak subtitles and start at 19:00 in the muzeum projection hall. Tel: 5443 1473.


Step right up - the entrance to the Old Town's Múzeum film club.
photo: Zuzana Habšudová

As the summer progresses and the mercury rises, one of the better ways to cool off is to take in a movie at one of Bratislava's numerous theatres or film clubs. And on the hottest days, the cool viewing rooms of the Múzeum film club is always a sure bet. While theatres offer the often dull-witted, mainly Hollywood-made movies sweeping western box-offices, film clubs instead show selections which have been out a bit longer and have proven to be intelligent crowd-pleasers. Listed below are future dates for Filmclub Múzeum, located right behind the historical walls of the Town Museum and accessible from Hlavné námestie (Main Square) in the Old Town.

All movies are in English with Slovak subtitles and start at 19:00 in the muzeum projection hall. Tel: 5443 1473.


12.7. Four Rooms by A. Anders, A. Rockwell, R. Rodrigues and Q. Tarantino A New Year's Eve celebration in the Los Angeles hotel Mon Signor depicts four different groups of guests, each with their own wild story. Bell-hop Ted (Tim Roth) becomes reluctantly entangled in each absurd affair as the hilarious story unfolds.

19.7. Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino

The story of Jackie Brown, a flight attendant who moonlights as a money smuggler. When she almost gets caught, she cunningly manoeuvres a game of 'who's on whose side?' as she makes her escape.

26.7. Bullets Over Broadway by Woody Allen. In Allen's world of show-business, a thorny love crisis and psychological analyses are tackled with his typical sense of humour.

2.8. Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. A black comedy of the English King Arthur in search of the Holy Grail.

9.8. Basquiat by Julian Schnabel. A chance meeting with Andy Warhol (David Bowie) raises an independent and struggling artist (Jeffrey Wright) into the world of celebrities too quickly. And the price he pays is dear.

16.8. The Big Lebowski by Joel Coen. A criminal comedy of easy-going Jeffrey Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) and his strange life. Lebowski's life changes abruptly when he is mistaken for a millionaire.

23.8. Everyone Says I Love You by Woody Allen. Relationships and Allen's irresistible humour are the core of this modern musical crafted in old-fashioned 30's style. A middle-aged couple's ideal, carefree life is tousled by their daughter's problems with relationships, their son's new-found Republicanism and their close friend's romantic failures.

Zuzana Habšudová

Topic: Tourism and travel in Slovakia


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