Glory

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April 17 @ 12:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Frank Capra by way of Bulgaria. When a disheveled railroad worker discovers fistfuls of money on some rural train tracks, he turns over the dough to the police. The grateful authorities reward him with a televised ceremony and a new wristwatch to replace his old one (a family heirloom). But the glitzy new watch stops working and the smarmy, workaholic publicist for the Ministry of Transport can’t seem to find his old one. The man’s nonstop attempts to get his beloved old watch back wreak havoc on her efforts to use the heart-warming story of an honest good Samaritan to distract public attention from a burgeoning corruption scandal. A simple premise deepens into an incisive portrait of a bureaucracy riven with cynicism and a government happy to swallow its most idealistic citizens whole. From the directors, and starring the lead actors, of THE LESSON, which Film Forum opened in 2014.

A Film Movement Release.

Details

Date:
April 17
Time:
12:30 pm
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Website:
http://filmforum.org/film/glory-film

Venue

Film Forum
209 W Houston St
New York City, NY 10014 United States
Phone:
(212) 727-8110
Website:
filmforum.org