Saturday, October 24 | 8 pm
Sunday, October 25 | 3 pm
PLEASE NOTE: In order to ensure social distancing in the Noble Theater, tickets and seating capacity are limited. Unavailable seats and rows are marked.
All moviegoers are advised to arrive at least 10 minutes before showtime. We reserve the right to deny entry after the start of the feature.
For the safety and well-being of all of our staff and guests, we ask that you refrain from attending in-person screenings if you have a fever or are feeling ill.
Protective masks are required in the Noble Theater and throughout the Museum. They are available for purchase at the box office and in the Museum Store.
Thank you for helping our community stay safe!
“With her ravishingly sensual take on Herman Melville’s Billy Budd, Sailor, Claire Denis (High Life, Let the Sunshine In) firmly established herself as one of the great visual tone poets of our time. Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French Foreign Legion sergeant (Denis Lavant) sows the seeds of his own ruin as his obsession with a striking young recruit (Grégoire Colin) plays out to the thunderous, operatic strains of Benjamin Britten. Denis and cinematographer Agnès Godard fold military and masculine codes of honor, colonialism’s legacy, destructive jealousy, and repressed desire into shimmering, hypnotic images that ultimately explode in one of the most startling and unforgettable endings in all of modern cinema.” -Janus Films
Museum Films is proud to present this modern masterpiece in a pristine, new 4K restoration.
Director Claire Denis | 1999 | In French with English subtitles | 92 minutes | NR | 4K DCP