Welcome to Eumundi World Cinema, a member based non-profit organisation dedicated to screening award winning international movies in a social setting each month.

Our mission is to inspire and engage people in our community through the experience of international cinema,  enabling them to enjoy the best of world cinema, building cultural awareness and understanding through film and sharing a cultural experience.

Join Eumundi World Cinema now by completing our application form, so you can enjoy our next movie Don't Look Now by director Nicolas Roeg and starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie on Wednesday 5 November at 6:40pm for 7:05pm start at Eumundi School of Arts Hall, Cnr Memorial Drive and Pacey Street, Eumundi. 


November Event

Don't Look Now

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Wednesday 5 November at 6:40pm for 7:05pm start

Don't Look Now is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is an occult thriller adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple who travel to Venice following the recent accidental death of their daughter, after the husband accepts a commission to restore a church. They encounter two sisters, one of whom claims to be clairvoyant and informs them that their daughter is trying to contact them and warn them of danger. The husband at first dismisses their claims, but starts to experience mysterious sightings himself.

While Don't Look Now observes many conventions of the thriller genre, its primary focus is on the psychology of grief, and the effect the death of a child can have on a relationship. Its emotionally convincing depiction of grief is often singled out as a trait not usually present in films featuring supernatural plot elements.

As well as the unusual handling of its subject matter, Don't Look Now is renowned for its innovative editing style, and its use of recurring motifs and themes. The film often employs flashbacks and flashforwards in keeping with the depiction of precognition, but some scenes are intercut or merged to alter the viewer's perception of what is really happening. It also adopts an impressionist approach to its imagery, often presaging events with familiar objects, patterns and colours using associative editing techniques.

Originally causing controversy on its initial release due to an explicit and—for the time—very graphic sex scene between Christie and Sutherland, its reputation has grown considerably in the years since, and it is now acknowledged as a modern classic and an influential work in horror and British film (Source: Wikipedia).

For those of you who enjoy some background before you come along, please check it out here.  You can also see the preview here.

 

October Movie Night - Classic

 

Thanks also to Starry Nights Outdoor Cinemas for the screen and projection equipment, Lisa Williment from Parti Events for the fabulous French decor, Amanda Isler from Berkelouw Books for the lucky door prizes, Elfi Goodchild from The Nest Eumundi for the delicious coffee.  

And to our wonderful tireless volunteers Paula, Susan, Viv and Bruce.  Thank you everyone for taking us around the world one movie at a time!

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