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The Fall of the American Empire
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 7:45 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: August 14 at 7:45 PM.

The third part of a trilogy that Canadian filmmaker Denys Arcand began with The Decline of the American Empire and continued with The Barbarian Invasions.

Pierre-Paul Daoust, 36, an intellectual with a PhD in philosophy is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. One day, while delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a hold up gone terribly wrong: two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run?
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- Adult - $10.71

 
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Open Caption Wednesday screening: August 14 at 7:45 PM. The third part of a trilogy that Canadian filmmaker Denys Arcand began with The Decline of the American Empire and continued with The Barbarian Invasions. Pierre-Paul Daoust, 36, an intellectual with a PhD in philosophy is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. One day, while delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a hold up gone terribly wrong: two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run?

Film Info
Rating:R
Reason for rating:(for some strong violence, sexual content/nudity and language)
Official Site:https://www.sonyclassics.com/thefalloftheamericanempire/
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edabMM6w3Yw
Country of Origin:Canada
Language:French w/ English Subtitles
Genre:Crime, Comedy
Programs:Accessible
Captions:CCAP