Wednesday afternoon movies this month at Southbury Public Library begin on April 11th with the first animated film that is fully oil-painted. The story concerns the death of the painter Vincent van Gogh, as a young man who comes to the last hometown of the painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter to his brother ends up investigating his final days.
The April 18th film presents the latest incarnation of an Agatha Christie classic, with Kenneth Branagh in the role of the celebrated detective Hercule Poirot. He is returning home to London from the Middle East when a murder occurs on the train, and he must, of course, solve it. The all-star cast includes Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and Willem Defoe.
On April 25th; Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a renowned dressmaker to high-society clients in London in the 1950s. He finds his fastidious life disrupted when a strong-willed young woman captures his interest and becomes his muse and lover.
Because of licensing and copyright agreements, the Library cannot list titles of the films. They are offered free to the public, sponsored by Friends of the Southbury Public Library. They begin at 1:00 PM in the Kingsley meeting room surround sound theater, with infrared listening system available and closed captioning. For further information, call the Library at 203-262-0626.