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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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Thursday, October 6
7 pm
Cost: Free
A group of male friends become obsessed with 5 sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in the mid-1970s.

USA | 97 min | R | 35mm | Dir. Sofia Coppola 

After the suicide death of their youngest sister, the surviving daughters of the Lisbon family descend into a deep melancholy and eventually become isolated socially and physically by their parents (Woods, Turner) within their small-town Michigan house. Their only contact with the outside world is a group of neighborhood boys who become obsessed with watching and attempting to communicate with the girls. (Metacritic)

TW: Suicide

"[Coppola's] instincts clearly tell her that film is not only a visual medium but also an emotional one, and she is eager to confront the pain, frustration and grief that simmer beneath the tranquil affluence of her enchanted suburb." - A.O. Scott

USA | 97 min | R | 35mm | Dir. Sofia Coppola 

After the suicide death of their youngest sister, the surviving daughters of the Lisbon family descend into a deep melancholy and eventually become isolated socially and physically by their parents (Woods, Turner) within their small-town Michigan house. Their only contact with the outside world is a group of neighborhood boys who become obsessed with watching and attempting to communicate with the girls. (Metacritic)

TW: Suicide

"[Coppola's] instincts clearly tell her that film is not only a visual medium but also an emotional one, and she is eager to confront the pain, frustration and grief that simmer beneath the tranquil affluence of her enchanted suburb." - A.O. Scott

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