When: Sun., Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m. 2014
The Night of the Hunter (1955) is an iconic film that captures the experience of trauma from a child’s point of view. This program will explore the unique way thatdirector Charles Laughton adapted Davis Grubb’s novel, using a daring visual style and an unforgettable musical score to vividly re-create feelings of children’s vulnerability, helplessness and fear. Film and psychoanalysis have long understood the impact of a child’s “story” and have much to teach each other. Elliot Wilhelm will provide an opportunity to understand this film “close up” and to prepare us for a lively discussion.
Price: No admission