Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Alain Tanner
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 | Switzerland | 1976 | 35mm | 116 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Alain Tanner
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Cast: Myriam Boyer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Miou-Miou A group of eight stubbornly nonconformist Genevans from different walks of life get together on a rural retreat to dream of a world which offers more than consumerist inducements in this, another of Tanner’s string of ‘70s masterpieces. Co-written by Tanner and English writer John Berger, this redoubt for May 1968 ideals in the mid-‘70s is that rare explicitly political film that doesn’t reduce its characters to placeholders.