In June, you will see cinema at the cinema. confused? The films of the month will have movie theaters, studios, camcorders, projectors, projectionists and old glories of animated cinema!
by Giuseppe Tornatore, with Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Salvatore Cascio, Mario Leonardi, Agense Nano | Italy, 1989 – 120 min / subtitled in Portuguese | M/12
Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Festival, CINEMA PARAÍSO is an incursion into the adolescent memory of cinema, a memory evoked by an Italian director, who returns to his native village to attend the funeral of the old projectionist of the old closed cinema. The death of that man represents the end of a time and a way of living and watching cinema.
June 4th at 3pm
by Tim Burton, with Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus (voices) | United States, 2012 – 87min / subtitled in Portuguese | M/12
FRANKENWEENIE is the animated feature film directed by Tim Burton in 2012 as a “remake” of his 1984 short film. This black and white film was made in stopmotion, a technique usually used by the author whenever he ventures into this cinematographic genre. It’s a charming homage to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein universe and James Whale’s films. FRANKENWEENIE tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a lonely and precocious science genius who defies the laws of physics to bring his faithful friend Sparky back to life.
June 11 at 3pm
The Purple Rose of Cairo
by Woody Allen. with Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello | United States, 1985 – 82 min / subtitled in Portuguese | M/6
Cecília is a waitress in New Jersey who dreams of a different life in movie nights. Tom Baxter is an adventurous archeologist, protagonist of the movie “The Purple Rose of Cairo”. After losing her job in the midst of the depression of the 30s, Cecília takes refuge in the cinema. To her surprise, Tom Baxter leaves the screen and enters her life. There’s just one problem… Tom isn’t real.
June 18 at 3pm
Looney Tunes: Back in Action
by Joe Dante, with Brendan Fraser, Jena Elfman, Heather Loclear, Steve Martin, Timothy Dalton | Germany/United States, 2003 – 91 min / dubbed in Portuguese | M/6
Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny opposite Jenna Elfman, Brendan Fraser and Steve Martin. It’s Warner’s Looney Tunes again in action by Joe Dante. When Daffy Duck demands more protagonism and wants to stop being Bugs Bunny’s eternal sideman, the vice president of Warner fires him, but even when he is unemployed, he manages to be the protagonist of this film. “That’s all folks!”
June 25th at 3pm