Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Location la: Redstone Theater
Dir. Leos Carax. 2021, 139 mins. With Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg. Visionary filmmaker Leos Carax (Holy Motors) creates a spellbinding tale of love, passion, obsession, and regret in this operatic musical fable, featuring story and songs by Ron and Russell Mael of the band Sparks. Henry (Adam Driver) is a charismatic and audacious stand-up comedian; world-famous diva Ann (Cotillard) lends her ethereal soprano to classical music’s most iconic roles. With their union the subject of intense speculation from the public and paparazzi, Henry and Ann hide away in a perfect, private bubble for themselves and their beloved daughter Annette—audaciously portrayed as a literal puppet. As Henry’s career begins to falter and Ann’s continues to soar, their privileged life breaks down into a cycle of rage, madness, and abuse. Carax’s richly imagined tour de force creates a universe all its own, at once phantasmagorical and sadly real. An Amazon Studios release.
Note: This film contains explicit sexual content.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.