Memoir of War is adapted from autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras (she wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima, Mon Amour). It’s 1944 Nazi-occupied France, and Marguerite is an active Resistance member along with husband, the French writer Robert Antelme, and a band of fellow subversives. When Robert is deported to Dachau by the Gestapo, Marguerite seeks to learn of her husband’s whereabouts by becoming friendly with a French Nazi collaborator. Mélanie Thierry stars. Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel (a former assistant director to one of Duras’ great admirers, Jean-Luc Godard. Memoir of War will represent France as the country’s official submission to the 2019 Academy Awards.
France / subtitles / 127 minutes
Mélanie Thierry is Brilliant as Marguerite Duras! -Indiewire
Fri Oct 19
Madeline’s Madeline 6:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater
Three Identical Strangers 8:15 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater
Sat Oct 20
Madeline’s Madeline 5:45 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater – up
Memoir of War 7pm at the IU Radio and Television Theater *
Three Identical Strangers 7:30 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater – up – Last Chance!
*Memoir of War was originally scheduled in the Global & International Theater. It will be shown instead in Radio and Television, which is on the other side of the courtyard. If you aren’t sure where to go, a Ryder guide will be waiting for you at the Global & International Theater to escort you.
Sun, Oct 21 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater
NY International Children’s Film Festival 2pm
Mary Shelley 5:15
Dark Money 8pm
Sun, Oct 21 at Bear’s Place
Madeline’s Madeline 5:15 @ Bear’s Place – Last Chance!
Memoir of War 7:30 @ Bear’s Place
Fri Oct 26
Memoir of War 7pm at the IU Fine Arts – Up
Dark Money 7:30 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater – Down
Sat Oct 27
Mary Shelley 5:30 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater
Memoir of War 7pm at the IU Global & International Theater – Last Chance!
Dark Money 8pm @ the IU Fine Arts Theater