August Friday Movies




Aug. 4   The Last Word

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her.  When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life altering friendship.  Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, Ann Jewel.   Rating: R (for language) Runtime 107 minutes.


Aug. 11   The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo. Antonina and Jan Zabinski who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Stars:  Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh and Daniel Brubl.  Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking)  Runtime 126 minutes.


Aug. 18   The Salesman

Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation. Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image) Runtime 125 minutes


Aug. 25   The Shack

A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called The Shack.  Stars:  Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer and Tim McGraw. Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material including some violence) Runtime 132 minutes.


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