|Event: 'Palustris Movie- Barefoot Contessa' || |
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 7:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Ava Gardner Film Festival
Barefoot Contessa (1954), March 22 & 24 at 7:30pm
On The Beach (1959), March 23 at 7:30pm & March 25 at 2:30pm
Showboat (1951), March 24 at 2:30pm & March 25 at 7:30pm
Barefoot Contessa: Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when independently wealthy Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film. They go to Madrid to find Maria Vargas, a dancer who will star in the film. Millionaire Alberto Bravano takes Maria from Kirk. Count Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini takes Maria from Alberto.
On The Beach: The residents of Australia, after a global nuclear war, must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Showboat: The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour.