IU CINEMA SPECIAL VIRTUAL EVENT | "Elevator to the Gallows"

  • IU Cinema
  • January 21, 2021
  • Bloomington, IN
  • (812) 856-2463
  • 7:00 PM
  • Free, Zoom registration required

Join us for a virtual film introduction and film screening with the City Lights Film Series team.
To participate in this virtual event:
-Be sure you have downloaded Zoom software to the device you want to use to watch this event.
-Register for the January 21 Zoom webinar to receive a link through which you will join the event at the date and time noted.
-To watch the film, you must tune in to the live Zoom event. At the end of the film introduction, a slide will appear with instructions on how to watch the film, which will include a web link address as well as a passcode.
-Please note: The film will not screen via Zoom. You will need to open a web browser and enter the passcode provided to watch the film.
-For more information on accessing IU Cinema virtual events, please visit our Virtual Cinema Frequently Asked Questions: https://cinema.indiana.edu/plan-visit/index.html
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Directed by Louis Malle
Louis Malle's debut feature, Elevator to the Gallows, not only helped kickstart the French New Wave in 1958, it set a new standard for cool. Taking place over one fateful Paris night, the film stars an utterly captivating Jeanne Moreau, dreamy night cinematography by Henri Decaë, and an improvisational jazz score by Miles Davis that redefined melancholic beauty. Malle's crime thriller pairs Maurice Ronet with Moreau as lovers who conspire to kill her husband, but with Davis' sorrowful score drenched all around them, things could only go wrong—but never did it look, or sound, so damn cool before. In French and German with English subtitles.

IU CINEMA SPECIAL VIRTUAL EVENT | "Elevator to the Gallows"