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FRANCE: The Films of Jacques Becker at BAM Sep 12-29, 2002

PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2002 1:20 pm
by bamlorene
Sep 12-29 - The Films of Jacques Becker:

After World War II, Becker began a body work that bridged the gap between the old guard of pre-war directors and the New Wave who began to emerge in the 1950s. Becker had this ability to linger over small, privately beautiful moments that others would just rush past.
The BAMcinematek will be showing nine of Becker's films, with eight rare imported prints from Sep 12th to Sep29th.


Sep 12 - Dernier atout (1942)
With Raymond Rouleau, Georges Rollin, Mireille Balin
4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sep 13 - Antoine et Antoinette (1947)
With Roger Pigaut, Claire Maffei, Gaston Modot
2pm, 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sep 14-15 Le Trou (1960)
With Philippe Leroy, Marc Michel, Jean Keraudy
2pm, 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sep 19-20 Edouard et Caroline (1951)
With Daniel Gelin, Anne Vernon
Thu 19: 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Fri 20: 2pm, 4.30pm, 9.20pm
Sep 20 - Falbalas (1944)
With Raymond Rouleau, Micheline Presle, Jean Chevrier
One screening only! 7pm
Sep 21-22 Casque d'Or (1952)
With Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin
Sat 21: 2pm, 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sun 22: 5.30pm, 7.30pm, 9.30pm
Sep 26 - Rue de l'escapade (1953)
With Daniel Gelin, Louis Jourdan, Anne Vernon
4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sep 27 - Montparnasse 19 (1958)
With Gerard Philipe, Anouk Aimee, Lili Palmer
2pm, 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
Sep 28-29 Goupi mains rouges (1943)
With Fernand Ledoux, Georges Roulin, Blanchete Brunoy
2pm, 4.30pm, 6.50pm, 9.10

How to get there: Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY
General Admission: $9 - Students (Mon-Thu, except Holidays), members, seniors: $6

Contact: call 718-636-4100 or:

Directions: Trains Q, W, M, N, R,1,2,4,5 Atlantic Ave/Pacific St Station - C Lafayette Ave Station - G Fulton Street - Follow the BIG clock!
BAM is easily accessible from the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

Re: FRANCE: The Films of Jacques Becker at BAM Sep 12-29, 2002

PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2002 4:43 am
by john-5
What a shame (for me) this isn't in Britain! I've long wanted to see Casque d'Or, which i understand is one of the great French romantic films. I would wholeheartedly recommend Le Trou, a gripping prison escape film. Becker deserves to be better known- Jean Renoir was an admirer.