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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.)

Monday, August 22, 2011

August 24, 2011 - "35 Shots of Rum" (2007)

35 Shots of Rum, 2007
Director: Claire Denis
Origin: France | Germany
Languages: French | German
Running time: 100 minutes

This heartfelt slice-of-life drama by filmmaker Claire Denis tells the story of widower Lionel (Alex Descas), a train driver, and his grown daughter, Sophie (Mati Diop). The two spend most of their time together, but change is in the cards. A neighbor (Grégoire Colin) becomes attracted to Sophie, a family friend retires and Lionel tries to maintain a friendship with his ex-girlfriend (Nicole Dogue). (from

MPAA rating: PG
U.S. box office: $177,511

More information about Claire Denis.

See the trailer at IMDB.

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