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Manoel de Oliveira’s lush adaptation of Agustina Bessa-Luís’ portrait of an obsessive love affair.
Fanny Owen, the novel by Agustina Bessa-Luís, is a mystery. Francisca deepens this mystery cinematographically. In Francisca, I saw unfold what Manoel de Oliveira called a visual word. “Oliveira films a word like someone filming a tree,” a girlfriend told me a few days ago.
$10 - Regular Admission / $8 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard staff and Senior Citizens
Free for all Harvard students with a valid photo ID.
Discounts apply for Harvard Film Archive Members
Tickets available online or 30 minutes before showtime at the cinematheque on the lower level of the Carpenter Center.
Contact: (617) 496-3211
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.