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Date & Time

Thursday, August 23, 2018
8:00 PM

Location

Off Campus (see description)

Admission

Free and open to the public.

More Information

http://frenchculture.org/events/8145-elevator-gallows

Contact

France Chicago Center
773-702-3662
fcc@uchicago.edu

Description

Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud)
Directed by Louis Malle, 1958, 1h31
With Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet

Taking place over the course of one restless Paris night, Louis Malle’s richly atmospheric crime thriller stars Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet as lovers whose plan to murder her husband (his boss) goes awry, setting off a chain of events that seals their fate. Miles Davis’ pioneering jazz score is rightly famous, capturing the film’s exhilarating, recklessness and mournful moods of this early entry to the French New Wave movement.

Pre-screening concert by Lolo Irving at 7:00 pm.

Washington Park
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago, IL 60615