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Duration: 190 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2014
Series:
The Royal Opera House presents...

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Sep 21 02:30 pm
Oct 15 07:00 pm

Kasper Holten, ROH Director of Opera, presents a mesmerizing new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy. The impulsive and charismatic Don Giovanni travels through Europe seducing women, accompanied by his long-suffering servant Leporello. When he commits murder, he unleashes vengeance from beyond the grave.

Duration: 93 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2013
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening

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Aug 22 06:45 pm
Aug 23 06:45 pm
Aug 24 05:45 pm
Aug 25 06:45 pm
Aug 26 06:45 pm
Aug 27 06:45 pm
Aug 28 06:45 pm
Sep 06 04:45 pm
Sep 08 06:30 pm

Jesse Eisenberg take 2: here he’s timid office worker Simon James, a non-person to most, including the lovely Hannah (Mia Wasikowska), a co-worker who is also the apple of his eye. Enter charismatic young hotshot James Simon (Eisenberg again). No one seems to notice he’s the spitting image of Simon, and though at first he feigns a certain friendliness to his near-namesake, it’s not long before the new man has begun to take over his job, his apartment, his girl, his entire life... Richard Aoyade’s Dostoevsky adaptation riffs on Kafka, Welles and Gilliam to chillingly hilarious effect.

"As a pure head-trip visual and auditory experience it feels like one of the biggest discoveries, and biggest surprises, of 2014."—Andrew O’Hehir, Salon.com

"Daring, hilarious and wickedly clever."—The Playist (Indiewire)