The CineClub is presenting biweekly screenings at the Crowley Arts Centre here in Montreal every other Sunday, and this month’s first screening is a doozy – Charles Laughton’s ahead-of-its-time chiller Night of the Hunter. Below is a brief synopsis; Hunter screens at 7pm; you can find the Crowley at 4325 rue Crowley, near Vendome metro. Admission is $8, or $6 with a student ID.
NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (1955, U.S., 93 min.) Charles Laughton. A serial killing preacher terrorizes two young children on the run. A visually innovative and stunning masterwork, this is actor Charles Laughton’s sole directorial effort and reveals that his brilliant talent extended to behind the camera as well. His collaboration with cinematographer Stanley Cortez (MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS by Orson Welles) resulted in a striking cinematic work that will haunt you for weeks.
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Doors: 7 p.m. Film: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: 8$, 6$ (students & 65+)
With complementary coffee, tea and spring water! (and cookies if you are nice.)
How to get there:
BUS, METRO, WALK
When coming to Crowley by public transport, we are an easy 4 minute walk from Vendôme station. From Vendôme head west on boulevard De Maisonneuve, continue onto Upper Lachine Road, turn left onto Crowley Exit (after the AMT overpass), and continuing onto Crowley Avenue, passing Prud’homme Avenue. We are located just before Nelson Garage. Distance from subway: only 300 meters.
Drive to Notre Dame De Grace in Montreal. From Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, turn onto Ave. Girourard (heading south). Stay on Ave. Girourard, and turn left onto Chemin Upper Lachine. Then take a right onto the Ave Crowley exit (before the AMT overpass). Cross Prud’homme Ave, and we are on the left, just before Nelson Garage.
DRIVING FROM THE OLD-PORT OR DOWNTOWN
Driving from downtown or the Old Port? Then just follow directions for Autoroute Ville-Marie (QC-720 Ouest). Take Exit 2. Follow directions for Rue St Jacques Ouest. Pass the Mazda Gabriel car dealership & turn right onto Ave. Prud’homme. Turn right onto Ave Crowley, and we are on the left, just before Nelson Garage.
Free parking for the Crowley Centre is located at the back of the building (towards the end of Prud’homme Ave., along Prud’homme Avenue and in the parking lot of Nelson Garage (next door to us).