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Film Society to present 'A Late Quartet' Oct. 24 and 25

Oct 16, 2013
Source: Submitted Starring in "A Late Quartet" are (l-r) Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

For October’s Monthly Screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the drama, “A Late Quartet” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at DiFebo’s at Bear Trap Dunes, and at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, in the upstairs screening room at the Movies at Midway in Rehoboth Beach.

On the eve of a world renowned string quartet's 25th anniversary season, their beloved cellist, Peter Mitchell (Christopher Walken), announces he is diagnosed with early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and that he has decided to make the upcoming season his last. The news places his three colleagues on the edge of letting their hidden resentments, competing egos, suppressed emotions, and uncontrollable passions derail years of friendship and collaboration. As they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert and quite possibly their last, can the power of music and their intimate bond preserve their legacy?

Inspired by and structured around Beethoven's Opus 131 String Quartet in C-sharp minor, this film pays homage to the unique world of a chamber music player living in New York City. This film features performances from Academy Award winners Christopher Walken, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener. [2012, US, Runtime: 105 min, Rated R]

Admission for Monthly Screenings is $4 for Rehoboth Beach Film Society members, current membership card must be presented, and $6 for future members. Tickets will be sold at the door on a first come, first served basis.

Attendees of the Ocean View screenings can also receive 10 percent off DiFebo’s regular dinner entrees on the evening of the screening. The restaurant begins serving dinner at 4:30 p.m.; reservations and early arrivals for dinner are encouraged.

For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, go to www.rehobothfilm.com or call 302-645-9095.

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