Free Screening of "Jules and Jim"
Thursday, September 6, 2012
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
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Directed by François Truffaut, 1962, France, Drama/Romance, in French and German with English Subtitles, Not Rated, 105m
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Oscar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino
Based on the novel Jules et Jim by Henri-Pierre Roché, Gallimard, 1979, France. Jules and Jim, published in the United States
by Marion Boyars, 2000.
Jules and Jim are inseparable friends who come to meet the free-spirited and capricious Catherine. The three become instant
companions, determined to live their lives to the fullest despite the war around them. When Jules declares his love for Catherine,
Jim agrees to let Jules pursue her, despite his own feelings…
“With this 1961 film Truffaut comes closest to the spirit and sublimity of his mentor, Jean Renoir, and the result is a masterpiece
of the New Wave.” –Chicago Reader