About Thursday's Films
6:00 PM | Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez
The Troops of St. Tropez 1h30, 1964
The ambitious police officer Cruchot is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with persistent nude swimmers, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling them her father was a millionaire and owned a yacht in the harbor. He gets drawn into it when he tries to cover for her when a friend 'lends' the car of her assumed father. It turns out that the real owners of the yacht aren't exactly what they pretend to be either...
8:00 PM | Le Gendarme à New York
The Troops in New York 1h42, 1965
After being chosen to represent France in an international congress, Cruchot and his troops must go to New York, and adapt to its social and cultural aspects.
New Cinema Programming
Screened at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Co-presented with the Consulate General of France in Boston. In this film, a young girl from a modest Russian family studies classical ballet. After many difficulties, she succeeds as a young woman to enter the prestigious Bolchoi. However she turns to modern dance, then improvisation, then choreography.Read More