A Holiday Tradition!
Friday 12/15 at 7:00
Saturday 12/16 at 12:30, 3:30
Sunday 12/17 at 12:30, 3:30, 6:30
*A very limited number of tickets will be held aside for _Brattle_members_only_ at all shows with exception of Friday 12/15.
Jimmy Stewart plays George Bailey, a forlorn small-town banker with a serious case of regret who, while considering suicide, meets Clarence (Travers), an angel in training. Clarence shows George what life would be like if he had never been born, and through this George is able to realize how valuable one person’s life can be. This film, which offers one of the most memorable (and bittersweet) Christmas stories ever, is a wonderful reminder that life may not be what we expected but it is still sweet and rich. Forget about watching this classic film at home on TV, we’re showing it the way it was meant to be seen: on the Big Screen on real-live 35mm film!
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) dir Frank Capra w/Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers [130 min; 35mm]