Movies in English During Christmas Week


The Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, will be shown at the Cinema Odeon (piazza Strozzi) on December 25 and 26 at 4, 6:45 and 9:15 pm.  Read all about the movie in English here.

The holiday season also features a highly acclaimed film directed by David Lowery based on a true-life story: The Old Man and the Gun.  Starring Robert Redford in his declared final role, the long-time actor truly ‘goes out in style.’  The film will be screened in English with Italian subtitles at the Odeon.

Showings are scheduled on Thursday, December 27, Friday, December 28, Saturday, December 29, Sunday, December 30, Tuesday, January 1 and Wednesday, January 2 (4, 5:45, 7:30 and 9:15 pm) and Monday, December 31 (6:30, 8:30 and 10:20 pm).

In “The Old Man and the Gun” Robert Redford plays Forrest Tucker, a charismatic criminal and escape artist, who escapes San Quentin Federal Penitentiary at age 70 and proceeds on a mind-boggling crime spree for four years before apprehended.  This true story also stars Casey Affleck as the rookie detective, who becomes captivated with the senior felon, and Sissy Spacek as the woman who loves him despite his chosen profession.  (rita kungel)