Tattered Cover Classic

Tattered Cover Classic

From silent-era giants to screwball geniuses, from noir masterminds to post-war auteurs, this film-and-discussion series—hosted by Colorado Public Radio film critic Howie Movshovitz—invites you to rediscover such silver-screen classics as His Girl Friday, The Third Man and Breathless. Sponsored by Tattered Cover and KUNC Radio. Showtimes: First Sunday monthly (except holidays), 2 pm at the Sie FilmCenter.

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: The River

    Tattered Cover Classic: The River

    France , 1951 , 99 min.
    Director: Jean Renoir Plays Sunday, December 7th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are now $1.00 and available for purchase. Yet one more masterpiece from Jean Renoir, The River comes from a book by Rumer Godden about her childhood as an English ... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Floating Weeds

    Tattered Cover Classic: Floating Weeds

    Japan , 1959 , 119 min.
    Director: Yasujiro Ozu Plays Sunday, January 4th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Ozu's remake of his own 1934 silent film A Story of Floating Weeds, in which an aging actor returns to an old lover and their ... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Wise Blood

    Tattered Cover Classic: Wise Blood

    USA , 1979 , 105 min.
    Director: John Huston Plays Sunday, February 1st at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Based on a story by Flannery O’Connor, perhaps the most cynical American writer to date, Wise Blood stars Brad Dourif as a yo... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Lacombe, Lucien

    Tattered Cover Classic: Lacombe, Lucien

    France , 1974 , 138 min.
    Director: Louis Malle Plays Sunday, March 1st at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. After the Normandy invasion, a 17-year-old French country kid, becomes a Nazi collaborator. He’s unformed; he has no moral frame... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Murmur of the Heart

    Tattered Cover Classic: Murmur of the Heart

    France , 1971 , 118 min.
    Director: Louis Malle Plays Sunday, April 5th at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Murmur of the Heart displays the lighthearted (but never trivial) side of Louis Malle’s work. The story is about a boy (... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Paris, Texas

    Tattered Cover Classic: Paris, Texas

    USA , 1984 , 147 min. Plays Sunday, May 3rd at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. This is German filmmaker Wim Wenders at his best. It’s a film of wandering, searching and landscape as a man (Harry Dean Stanton)... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Richard III

    Tattered Cover Classic: Richard III

    United Kingdom , 1955 , 158 min.
    Director: Lawrence Olivier Plays Sunday, June 7th at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Besides directing the film, Laurence Olivier also plays Shakespeare’s great villainous king, who says from the get-go that he is... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Taste of Cherry

    Tattered Cover Classic: Taste of Cherry

    Iran , 1997 , 99 min.
    Director: Abbas Kiarostami Plays Sunday, July 5th at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami’s Taste of Cherry is an emotio... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: PlayTime

    Tattered Cover Classic: PlayTime

    France , 1967 , 124 min.
    Director: Jacques Tati Plays Sunday, August 2nd at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. The ONLY way to see a Jacques Tati film is on a big screen in a real theater because much of Tati’s droll take on the mod... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Mystery Train

    Tattered Cover Classic: Mystery Train

    USA , 1989 , 110 min.
    Director: Jim Jarmusch Plays Sunday, September 6th at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Aloof teenage Japanese tourists, a frazzled Italian widow, and a disgruntled British immigrant all converge in the city of ... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Le Bonheur

    Tattered Cover Classic: Le Bonheur

    France , 1965 , 80 min.
    Director: Agnes Varda Plays Sunday, October 4th at 2pm. Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse (Claire Drouot), young husband and father François (Jean-Claude Drouot)... more
  • Tattered Cover Classic: Wild Strawberries

    Tattered Cover Classic: Wild Strawberries

    Sweden , 1957 , 92 min.
    Director: Ingmar Bergman Plays Sunday, December 6th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Traveling to accept an honorary degree, Professor Isak Borg—masterfully played by veteran director Victor Sjöström—is forced ... more
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