MDC's Tower Theater

MDC's Tower Theater
  • Marie

    May - Marie's Story

    Beginning May 29. Desperate to find a connection with their daughter, a humble artisan and his wife send Marie, their deaf and blind fourteen-year-old daughter, to the Larnay Institute where Catholic nuns manage a school for deaf girls. Marie’s Story recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever. "An assured, emotionally satisfying French offering. Isabelle Carré plays her determined character with moving obstinacy and grace." -Peter Debruge, Variety

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  • In The Name Of My Daughter (L’homme qu’on aimait trop)
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    May - L'Intrepido: A Lonely Hero

    Beginning May 29. Antonio is a solitary man. To deal with the economic crisis and unemployment, he has invented a job for himself as a stand-in. He stands in for anyone who needs to take time off, whatever their job, so he might be a builder, a waiter, a tram driver… Antonio is not a rich man but he never compromises on morals. He is probably a loser, but a loser who never gives up. “A stinging and sobering portrait of the struggle for subsistence and dignity in the face of economic despair, while laced with muted comedic charm.” -Prairie Miller, Critical Women

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  • The Connection (La French)

    June - The Connection (La French)

    Beginning June 5. A stylish, 70's-period thriller inspired by true events, The Connection tells the story of real-life Marseille magistrate (Jean Dujardin, The Artist) and his relentless crusade to dismantle the most notorious drug smuggling operation in history: the French Connection. “A stirring performance against type by Jean Dujardin, whose title role in The Artist is a gem of comedy, helps make this a riveting police drama.” -Harvey S. Karten, Compuserve

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  • Woman In Gold (Spanish Subtitles)

    June - Woman In Gold (Spanish Subtitles)

    Beginning June 5. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis. Woman In Gold is the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. “Woman In Gold is a thoroughly enjoyable story, engagingly told and with a nice line in gentle humour to balance the legal battle structure” - Mark Adams, Screen International

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  • United Passions

    June - United Passions

    Beginning June 5. United Passions is a controversial film about the notorious FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). It unveils the story of the organization, from its inception in the turbulent 20th century to the present day. The organization has become the frontrunner for sports across the globe, and its World Cup is the main sporting event of the world. After its premiere in 2014 Cannes Film Festival, most critics have accused the film of being just a publicity stunt for FIFA… Investigate for yourself the truth behind the film.

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  • Julie Taymor

    June - Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Beginning June 19. From acclaimed director Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Frida, The Magic Flute), comes a much-heralded, visually breathtaking cinematic experience of Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream”. And stellar performances by David Harewood, Tina Benko, Max Casella, and Kathryn Hunter. Two screenings only! “FIVE STARS. Visionary director Julie Taymor is a thrilling painter of theater…she sprinkles each scene with creative fairy dust. You’d be hard pressed to find a production that rivals Taymor’s for beauty.” – Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

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