THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU

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Showings

Chauncey -Theater 2 Fri, Oct 22 9:30 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sun, Oct 24 9:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:R
Runtime:119 minutes
Director:Wes Anderson
Year Released:2004
Production Country:USA
Language:English
Icelandic
Filipino
Portuguese
French
Tagalog
German
Italian

Description

Masks are required in public spaces at FilmScene in following CDC guidance for current risk levels.

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Presented in partnership with the Bijou Film Board

FREE Team Zissou hat with each ticket!

PLEASE NOTE: this event will be full capacity with enhanced wellness protocols in place requiring either a 72-hour (or less) negative COVID-19 test or documentation of a vaccine card in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test for each individual 12 or older attending.

The Friday show is now SOLD OUT. We have added an additional show on Sunday which will have capacity restrictions in place and follow our standard wellness policies.

"This picture, more than anything Anderson’s done, privileges imaginative exuberance over ham-fisted emotional 'impact'; I savored every frame and gorged on every sound (being a fan of ’70s Bowie helps)." —Glen Kenny, Premiere Magazine

A misunderstood masterpiece that has earned cult status since its initial release, The Life Aquatic is pure Andersonian madness turned up to 11. A tribute to the famous deep sea explorer Jacques Cousteau, even down to red hat and blue shirt, one of his heros and the subject of the new documentary Becoming Cousteau, the film follows the internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew, Team Zissou, as they set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou’s partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline copilot (Owen Wilson), a pregnant journalist (Cate Blanchett), and Zissou’s estranged wife (Anjelica Huston). The all-star cast is rounded out by Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Noah Taylor, Bud Cort, and Seu Jorge (who contributes beautiful David Bowie covers in his native Portuguese throughout) for this wildly original adventure-comedy.