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The Romance of Astrea and Celadon


Dir. Eric Rohmer (2007).
Eric Rohmer’s swan song is his quintessential film. At once silly and straight-faced, this adaptation of a 17th century romance, oddly contemporary although set in an imagined fifth-century Gaul, conflates three time periods, raising Rohmer’s career-long concerns (attractive young people discussing the nature of love, truth, and fidelity) to cosmic heights.

Wed., Aug. 18, 4:30 p.m.; Wed., Aug. 25, 9 p.m., 2010

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