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The Apartment

Sun, Dec 08 at 2:00PM

This is part of Free Member Screenings

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For our December Cinema Classics screenings, we proudly present THE APARTMENT. The screening on 12/7 is free for Hollywood Theatre members!

Jack Lemmon plays C.C. Baxter, an opportunistic middle-manager who, always angling for promotion, lends his apartment to his superiors in order to facilitate their extramarital dalliances. He meets a melancholy elevator operator (Shirley MacLaine) and begins a tentative romance that plays out against a backdrop of boozy office Christmas parties, mocking holiday decorations, and mirthless cheer. 

The razor-sharp script by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond gives the film its acerbic slice, while Joseph LaShelle’s elegant, cool black-and-white photography and the brittle tinkle of Adolf Deutsch’s jazz lounge score bring out the underlying sadness of this brilliantly bittersweet paradigm of the comedy-drama.

Guest passes accepted.