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    DROWNING BY NUMBERS

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    May 18, 2013


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    DROWNING BY NUMBERS

    Introduction by Neil Gaiman

    Three women from the same family (all named Cissie Colpitts) each drown their troublesome husbands – and convince the local coroner to help cover up their crimes. It sounds simple but in the hands of masterful visual artist Peter Greenaway, the film becomes a baroque meditation on the nature of life and games – and the game of life. (1988) dir Peter Greenaway w/Joan Plowright,...

    Introduction by Neil Gaiman

    Three women from the same family (all named Cissie Colpitts) each drown their troublesome husbands – and convince the local coroner to help cover up their crimes. It sounds simple but in the hands of masterful visual artist Peter Greenaway, the film becomes a baroque meditation on the nature of life and games – and the game of life. (1988) dir Peter Greenaway w/Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Bernard Hill, Jason Edwards [118 min]

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    40 Brattle St, Harvard Square
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Tickets: Adults $10; Students, Seniors, Brattle Members $8. Brattle passes accepted at the door as seating allows.


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    Seating begins approximately 30 minutes prior to listed time.


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