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Thunderball

(Terence Young, 1965)

A Summer Abroad '13

Join us on a cinematic world tour with stops in France, Italy, Sweden, Germany, the UK, Japan, and Mexico. Our tour guides are some of the most revered directors in film history, including the likes of Jean Renoir, Jean-Luc Godard, Roberto Rossellini, Ingmar Bergman, Fritz Lang, Sally Potter, Akira Kurosawa, and Luis Buñuel. See all the titles on our big screen, many in new or recent restorations. By the way, the July and August features in our ongoing Film History 101 series are also part of A Summer Abroad ’13.

Thu, July 25, 2013 7 PM

“Mr. Connery is at his peak of coolness and nonchalance.… The scenery in the Bahamas is an irresistible lure. Even the violence is funny.”—New York Times (1965)

The fourth film in the Bond franchise, Thunderball finds 007 (Sean Connery, of course) pitted against Largo, a sophisticated baddie from SPECTRE who is bent on blowing up Miami with stolen atom bombs. Notable for its breathtaking underwater sequences and two of the most glamorous Bond girls ever (former Miss France Claudine Auger as Domino and Luciana Paluzzi as the deadly Fiona Volpe), Thunderball is just great fun. See it on the big screen! (130 mins., DCP)

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.