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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies: The Misfits
Sunday, October 21, 2012
1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
See the Film, Read the Book
Why did Adam Braver entitle his new book Misfit?
Watch the film on Sunday and bring your insight to the book talk and signing on Monday!
Expertly directed by John Huston (The Maltese Falcon) from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Miller, The Misfits is a probing, exciting drama of honesty, intensity and sheer poetic brilliance. Divorced and disillusioned, Roslyn Tabor befriends a group of misfits, including an aging cowboy, a heartbroken mechanic and a worn-out rodeo rider. Through their live-for-the-moment lifestyle, Roslyn experiences her first taste of freedom, exhilaration and passion. But when her innocent idealism clashes with their hard-edged practicality, Roslyn must risk losing their friendship...and the only true love she's ever known.
The film stars Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Eli Wallach and Montgomery Clift.
For more on the film and the stars, check out Making The Misfits on PBS.org
Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours. Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.