2013 Films

Washington D.C. Premiere


(c) Magnolia Pictures

8:15 PM

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Venue: AFI Silver Theatre

TO THE WONDER (USA, 2012, 112 min.)

Washington, D.C. Premiere An exploration of love in its many forms, Terrence Malick’s latest film is a romantic drama about a man who reconnects with a woman from his hometown after his marriage to a European woman falls apart. Ben Affleck plays a Midwesterner who falls in love with a woman named Marina in Paris and together they visit Mont Saint-Michel, known in France as “the wonder of the Western world.” After they move to Oklahoma, problems soon arise. There, Marina makes the acquaintance of a priest and fellow exile, while Neil, who has taken a job as an environmental inspector, renews his ties with a childhood girlfriend, Jane, played by Rachel McAdams. Told with visual poetry, the film features many spectacular images of the natural world. The decision to tell the story by saying little and implying a lot is conscious. In English, French, Russian, Italian and Spanish with English subtitles. Directed by Terrence Malick. Produced by Nicolas Gonda and Sarah Green. Official Selection, 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.

Introduced by Flo Stone, President and Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

Tickets: $11.50, General Admission; $9, Seniors (65+), Students (with valid ID) and Military; $8.50, AFI Members and $7, Children (12 and under). Tickets may be purchased at the box office (opens 30 min. before the film) or online.

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, Md.(Metro: Silver Spring)

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