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About Elly (2015)

About Elly (2015)

Film
Sunday, April 10
8 pm
Cost: Free
A group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend by the Caspian Sea. But the mysterious disappearance of one friend, a kindergarten teacher named Elly, during the trip sets off a series of lies and revelations that threaten to shatter their worlds.

An official Marquee International Film Festival selection

Iran | France | 119 min | 35mm | Dir. Asghar Farhadi

From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes a gripping mystery set among a group of old friends. With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they plan to set up Elly, a kindergarten teacher, with the divorced Ahmad. But seemingly trivial lies, which start from the moment the group arrives, come to the forefront when Elly suddenly vanishes. Her disappearance sets in motion a series of deceptions and revelations that threaten to shatter everything they hold dear. (C) Cinema Guild

"About Elly" is a stunning surprise package, profound in utterly unexpected ways."- Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune - One of Rotten Tomatoes Top 25 Films of 2015 - Winner of Best Director at Berlinale and Best Narrative at the Tribeca Film Festival

Watch the Trailer!

An official Marquee International Film Festival selection

Iran | France | 119 min | 35mm | Dir. Asghar Farhadi

From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes a gripping mystery set among a group of old friends. With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they plan to set up Elly, a kindergarten teacher, with the divorced Ahmad. But seemingly trivial lies, which start from the moment the group arrives, come to the forefront when Elly suddenly vanishes. Her disappearance sets in motion a series of deceptions and revelations that threaten to shatter everything they hold dear. (C) Cinema Guild

"About Elly" is a stunning surprise package, profound in utterly unexpected ways."- Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune - One of Rotten Tomatoes Top 25 Films of 2015 - Winner of Best Director at Berlinale and Best Narrative at the Tribeca Film Festival

Watch the Trailer!

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