Thursdays, 11:30–1:30, Mar. 29–May 17
Coordinator: Martha Powers
If you enjoyed “Movies from Across the Pond” in previous terms, then you’ll be glad to see that there are eight more great English films coming your way! They’ll be screened in the order shown.
- Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939): An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades. Robert Donat, Greer Garson
- To Sir with Love (1967): An idealistic engineer teaches a group of rambunctious high school students from the slums of London’s East End. Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson
- Educating Rita (1983): An English working-class girl wants to better herself by studying literature, and meets a disillusioned, alcoholic professor. Michael Caine, Julie Walters
- A Room with a View (1985): A young Englishwoman visiting Florence, Italy, in the early 1900s meets an eccentric but charming young man. Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter
- Shirley Valentine (1989): A middle-aged Liverpool housewife takes a vacation in Greece and begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light. Pauline Collins, Tom Conti
- Finding Neverland (2004): The heartwarming story of J.M. Barrie’s friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. Johnnie Depp, Kate Winslet
- Mrs. Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008): A dowdy, middle-aged London governess is catapulted into the glamorous world of an American actress and singer. Frances McDormand, Amy Adams
- The Young Victoria (2009): A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend
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