2015 Blind Spots: Children of Paradise

Set in the Parisian theatre scene during the 19th century, the film follows the beautiful courtesan Garance (Arletty) and the four men who love her: actor Frédérick Lemaître (Pierre Brasseur), criminal Pierre François Lacenaire (Marcel Herrand), aristocrat Édouard de Montray (Louis Salou), and mime Baptiste Debureau (Jean-Louis Barrault).

2015 Blind Spots: Persona

A nurse named Alma (Bibi Andersson) is assigned to take care of actress Elisabet Vogler (Liv Ullmann), who has suddenly become mute. Under the advice of the hospital administrator, the two women seclude themselves at a seaside cottage. During their time together, Alma continuously talks to Elisabet, often detailing personal experiences. Though she doesn’t receive any…

2015 Blind Spots: Oldboy

On the night of his daughter’s third birthday, a man named Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) is mysteriously kidnapped. After 15 years of imprisonment, he’s released without explanation. Still trapped in a web of conspiracy, Dae-su begins a quest for vengeance as he tries to unravel the mystery behind his captor’s identity and his motives.

2015 Blind Spots: Tokyo Story

An aging couple travels from their rural village to visit their two married children in Tokyo. Upon their arrival though, they are met with a disappointing reception, as their children and their families give them little attention. Their behavior contrasts that of their widowed daughter-in-law, who tries her best to entertain and accommodate them. Following the trip,…

2015 Blind Spots: The Matrix

Thomas A. Anderson (Keanu Reeves) leads a seemingly ordinary life. By day he’s an average computer programmer and by night he is a computer hacker that goes by the name Neo. One day he finds himself on the run from the police when he’s targeted by a legendary hacker named Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne). It is from him…

2015 Blind Spots: Metropolis

The residents of a futuristic city live a prosperous carefree life. However, these upper-class residents are unaware of what lies below them: a working class that is constantly keeping machines rolling for their convenience. This all changes when the son of the city’s master planner falls for a working-class girl and follows her into the depths of…

2015 Blind Spots: The Leopard

In the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family tries to adjust to the social changes affecting their way of life. To maintain their status among a changing landscape, the Prince of Salina (Burt Lancaster) allows his nephew (Alain Delon) to marry the daughter of a wealthy, middle-class family (Claudia Cardinale).

2015 Blind Spots: The Great Escape

In the midst of World War II, the Germans have decided to house all the prisoners-of-war who’ve made numerous escape attempts into one escape-proof camp. But by doing so, the Germans have placed all the best escape artists in one location, and it doesn’t take long until they all plan their “great escape.” Based on a true story,…

2015 Blind Spots: Cinema Paradiso

After receiving the news about the death of an old friend, a filmmaker named Salvatore Di Vita returns to his childhood home in a Sicilian village. Upon his return, “Toto” reminisces on his youth, where he spent much of his time in the village’s local theater and formed a strong bond with the projectionist Alfredo. Through…