Film Series

Sunday, March 04, 2007
Fidelity and Betrayal: Variations on the Remake

Part of Fidelity and Betrayal: Variations on the Remake

Date + Time

Sunday, March 04, 2007
12:30 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Double Feature
Irma Vep, Olivier Assayas, 1996, 97 min.
Les Vampires (The Vampires), parts 1-3, Louis Feuillade, 1915, 120 min.

Irma Vep, which stars Maggie Cheung playing herself playing a jewel thief in a rubber catsuit, is a witty, sexy, stylish film about film - and one of the cult movies of the 1990s. René Vidal (Jean-Pierre Léaud) is a has-been film director struggling to remake Feuillade's legendary serial, Les Vampires. This is a rare opportunity to see, in its entirety, a classic of early silent cinema.

$7 general; $5 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

Admission + Ticketing

Film at SFMOMA is generously supported by the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation and Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein.

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