This edition: I'm Going Home
First aired: April 18, 2015.
(2001/France-Portugal, 90 min., color, drama, in French and English with English subtitles) Dir.: Manoel de Oliveira. Cast: Michel Piccoli, Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich. Gilbert Valence, is a successful theater actor who learns that his wife, daughter and son-in-law have been killed in a car accident. Over time, Valence's life regains a semblance of normalcy, but when an American film director offers him a role in an English-language production of "Ulysses," Valence struggles to master the dialogue and the rigors of playing a younger man. Discussion guest: Ivone Margulies, Hunter College CUNY.
Ivone Margulies Hunter College/CUNY