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Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Northrop University of Minnesota 84 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Persepolis Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC
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Quad Cinema Presents "Paris Stripped Bare"

Throughout movie history, Paris has been one of the most lovingly photographed, most idealized cities, every charming café and tree-lined boulevard full of romantic possibility. But for a handful of non-French filmmakers peering in, the City of Lights represents something much darker and more sinister. Inspired by Nathan Silver’s new psycho-sexual black comedy Thirst Street (opening at the Quad September 20, 2017), this series surveys Parisian portraits by directors from Italy, America, and Poland, movies that warp the city’s glorified clichés and expose the seedy underbelly festering beneath those cobblestone streets.


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BITTER MOON
Directed by Roman Polanski, 1992
> Friday, September 8 - 9:00pm

EXPOSED
Directed by James Toback, 1983
> Friday, September 8 - 7:00pm

FRANTIC
Directed by Roman Polanski, 1988
> Saturday, September 9 - 1:30pm

LA BALANCE
Directed by Bob Swaim, 1988
> Saturday, September 9 - 6:20pm
> Sunday, September 10 - 1:25pm

LAST TANGO IN PARIS
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
> Friday, September 8 - 4:30pm
> Sunday, September 10 - 5:30pm

QUIET DAYS IN CLICHY
Directed by Jens Jørgen Thorsen, 1970
> Saturday, September 9 - 8:25pm
> Sunday, September 10 - 3:30pm

THE TENANT
Directed by Roman Polanski, 1976
> Saturday, September 9 - 3:50pm
> Sunday, September 10 - 8:00pm


Image: "Frantic" by Roman Polanski

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