Special Screening: BARRYMORE
December 3, 2012
No longer a leading box office star, the film finds Barrymore reckoning with the ravages of his life of excess. He has rented a grand, old theatre to rehearse for a backer’s audition to raise money for a revival of his 1920 Broadway triumph in Richard III. It leads him to look back on the highs and lows of his stunning career and remarkable life. Directed, and adapted for the screen, by Érik Canuel (Bon Cop, Bad Cop), Barrymore stars Academy Award nominee Christopher Plummer (The Sound of Music, 12 Monkeys, The Insider, A Beautiful Mind, Syriana, The Last Station, Beginners) in the tour de force film performance of his career.