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An Eye for Beauty

Le règne de la beauté

2014, Denys Arcand, Canada, 102 min. With Éric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky.

Show Times

  • Fri, Aug 28th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Aug 28th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Aug 29th 3:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 29th 6:30pm
  • Sun, Aug 30th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Aug 31st 8:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 1st 6:00pm
  • Wed, Sep 2nd 8:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 3rd 6:00pm
First Chicago run!

“For once, the title does not lie. This is all about beauty.”
— Dan Fainaru, Screen Daily

"Gorgeous cast and dreamy locations in classically composed widescreen."
— Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter

Oscar-winner Denys Arcand (THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS) has his satirical mojo working in this arch romance, balancing it with a breathtaking vision of changing seasons across a year along the majestic reaches of the St. Lawrence River. There’s a tongue-in-cheek edge to the utter perfection of hot young architect Luc’s (Bruneau) materialist lifestyle, complete with dream house and luscious tennis champion wife (Thierry). The prospect of a one-night stand with a seductive and very eager colleague in another city kicks off more than a crisis of conscience, as the grand design of a perfectly planned life begins to fall apart. In French with English subtitles. DCP digital. (BS)

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