Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sun, May 5, 2019
8:00pm

THE PRODIGIOUS JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET
Double Feature! Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Ron Perlman In Person!
THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN / DELICATESSEN
Presented in collaboration with the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Beyond Fest, with the support of the French Film & TV Office, French Consulate
Discussion following THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN with director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and actor Ron Perlman.
Director-Supervised Restoration!

THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN
LA CITÉ DES ENFANTS PERDUS
1995, Sony Pictures Classics, 112 min, France/Germany/Spain, Dir: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

The long-planned second feature from the creative team behind DELICATESSEN is just as bizarre, sinister and wildly imaginative as its predecessor, mixing elements of Dr. Caligari, Victor Hugo and Rube Goldberg into the story of a kind-hearted circus strongman (Ron Perlman) and his coquettish 7-year old sidekick (Judith Vittet), who attempt to stop a wicked scientist (Daniel Emilfork) from stealing the dreams of little children.


Director-Supervised Restoration!

DELICATESSEN
1991, Rialto Pictures, 102 min, France, Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro

Set in a surreal, post-apocalyptic world that’s equal parts Terry Gilliam, Jan Svankmajer and Bozo the Clown, DELICATESSEN stars Dominique Pinon as rubber-faced acrobat Louison and Marie-Laure Dougnac as his myopic sweetheart Julie, trying to find love while they evade the murderous meat-cleaver of her father (Jean-Claude Dreyfus) and a tenement filled with cannibalistic neighbors!


THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN in French and Cantonese with English subtitles. DELICATESSEN in French with English subtitles. | Special Ticket Price: $16. No vouchers. | Screening format: DCP
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