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Film | The Moon and Sixpence (1942, 89 minutes)

Friday, Jun. 15, 2018 • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Cost
Free
Location
Little Theater
Audience
Adults, Family, Members, Seniors

Loosely based on the life of Paul Gauguin, this film by Albert Lewin tells the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged London stockbroker who abandons all responsibility to become an artist. He pursues his dream to the extent of leaving his family, betraying his friends and associates, and living a life of unending hedonism in Tahiti. Undeniably brilliant as a painter, Strickland is also a good-for-nothing, until he is forced to confront himself on the threshold of death.