Showing independent and foreign films weekly on the Purdue campus. All screenings are subject to availability; we will make every effort to show the listed films as shown. We will update this list if/when changes need to be made.

The Fall 2016 Season runs September 2-December 16, 2016. All screenings but one for this season begin at 7:00 p.m. in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, 640 Oval Drive. Parking is available in the University Street parking garage, on the Purdue University campus. (Screening on September 9 will be in Forney Hall, G124, 480 Stadium Mall Drive, parking in Northwestern Avenue garage.)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

February 16, 2011 - The Flower of Evil

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Flower of Evil, 2003


This is the second of three films we will screen by the late French director, Claude Chabrol.

Director: Claude Chabrol
Origin: France
Language: French
Running time: 104 min

Fran├žois (Benoit Magimel) returns home from four years of school in Chicago to his family's estate in Bourdeaux, where he finds anonymous leaflets suggesting that his beloved Aunt Line (Suzanne Flon) may have caused the 1944 death of her father. The leaflets threaten the mayoral campaign of Francois's stepmother, Anne (Nathalie Baye), and soon, the family is caught in a vicious circle of history as all the secrets of the past come to light.

MPAA rating: Rated R for language
U.S. box office: $181,798

To find out more about his career, read Claude Chabrol's obituary in the New York Times.   

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