Following its well-received outside screenings, in line with COVID-19 well being and security measures throughout the summer time, Kundura Cinema, is now able to welcome it is new movie season.
The movie theater is situated in Beykoz Kundura, a former shoe manufacturing facility that was changed into a singular venue for cultural occasions in Istanbul.
Kundura Cinema will return with a particular screening of literary adaptations for the display screen. It will embody “Doctor Zhivago,” one of essentially the most unforgettable films within the historical past of cinema. It was dramatized from the primary novel of Nobel prize-winning creator Boris Pasternak by the acclaimed British director David Lean.
The program can even embody “The Red Shoes,” which is thought to be a masterpiece for its groundbreaking scenes and poetic fashion. The movie tailored for the display screen by Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell from an 1845 story, penned by Danish creator Hans Christian Andersen.
Keeping with the literature theme, the autumn program additionally features a particular choice for youths and households with the movie adaptation of the novel “Autobiographie d’une Courgette” (“My Life as a Zucchini”), authored by the French author Gilles Paris and filmed by Swiss director Claude Barras.
Located on the website of the unique boiler room that fashioned the guts of the Beykoz Kundura’s manufacturing facility complicated, seating will likely be restricted to 35% of the capability resulting from COVID-19 pandemic rules. With a particular air-con system that circulates recent air into the movie theater and its enchanted inexperienced lounge space, Kundura Cinema affords a protected and wholesome movie expertise.
‘The Red Shoes’
In addition to turning Anderson’s namesake story right into a screenplay, “The Red Shoes” was additionally directed and produced by Pressburger and Powell. It revolves across the story of a ballerina caught between her artwork and her private life that’s full of devotion and ambition. Young ballerina Victoria, portrayed by Moira Shearer, is engraved in everybody’s reminiscence with her incomparable efficiency and physique language displayed skillfully all through the movie. As a chunk of artwork about artwork, “The Red Shoes” astonishes audiences with its sense of rhythm. The movie obtained many awards, together with the Golden Globes for Best Original Score and Best Art Direction.
“The Red Shoes” is a supply of inspiration for a lot of productions that adopted, together with “Moulin Rouge” and “Black Swan,” and in accordance with the British Film Institute (BFI), it ranks within the Top 10 British movies of all time. It is commonly stated that the spectacular story of Victoria has turn out to be a supply of inspiration for a lot of artists, together with director Martin Scorsese and creator Margaret Atwood. The movie will meet cinephiles at Kundura Cinema on Nov. 2 and Dec. 5-13.
Dramatized from Pasternak’s Nobel-winning novel, which had been smuggled out of the united states, “Doctor Zhivago” revolves across the love affair of the story’s protagonist with lovely Lara. The movie captures the lushness of Moscow earlier than the struggle and the violent social upheaval that adopted. Egyptian actor Omar Sharif was spectacular because the physician, which was very important to its worldwide recognition. The movie will likely be screened on Nov. 28.
‘Ma Vie de Courgette’
Adapted from Paris’ novel “Autobiographie d’une Courgette” (“Autobiography of a Zucchini”), Barrasthe directed the 2016 movie. The animation facilities round a 9-year-old boy, Courgette, who begins dwelling in an orphanage after his mom’s sudden demise. Although he at first can’t get used to the place, Courgette makes buddies whereas witnessing the lives of different orphans like him. In time, Courgette learns to belief folks and finds a brand new household.
Addressing the difficulties of dwelling in an orphanage, “Ma Vie de Courgette” is each emotional and humorous. On the opposite hand, its stop-motion animation appeals to not solely youngsters but in addition adults. In an interview, Barras expressed: “Adults cry whereas watching the movie, feeling a kind of nostalgia for his or her childhood. Children, on the opposite hand, go away the movie with questions in regards to the future on their minds.” The movie will meet cinema lovers on Nov. 15 and Dec. 12.
For tickets and detailed details about Kundura Cinema’s movie packages and transportation, please go to Beykoz Kundura’s web site.