French Cinematheque presents Contempt, 60th Anniversary Screening
Scenes from a marital breakdown between screenwriter (Michel Piccoli) and his wife (Brigitte Bardot), as both become enmeshed in the behind-the-camera struggles of a director (Fritz Lang) and producer (Jack Palance) as they film an adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey.
Restored and digitized in 4K by Studiocanal at Hiventy with support from the CNC, from the original 35mm negative, interpositive, and reference print by Raoul Coutard.
Q&A following the film with Joe Meyers, Director of Programming for the Focus on French Cinema Film Festival
Tue, October 3 7:00pm
Avon Members $9
General Public $14.50