Monterey Cinema Abroad
The Monterey Cinema is pleased to announce that every Friday, at 6:30pm, we will be offering a cinematic OE. For only $15 you can enjoy a glass of wine or a hot beverage and a wonderful foreign film.
In a Better World
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Winner of Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival 2012, this slow-burning Cold War drama follows a doctor torn between the West, where her lover has emigrated, and her obligations in the East. Banished from Berlin for trying to obtain a travel visa, Barbara (Nina Hoss) winds up practicing medicine in an East German village. While her partner plans her escape via the Baltic Sea, she grows fond of Andre (Ronald Zehrfeld), the seemingly good-natured boss at her new clinic.
A Lady In Paris
Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris and care for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stephane, her younger lover from years ago. Stephane, however, is desperate for Anne to stay and look after Frida, even against the old lady's will. In this conflict of strangers, Anne finds her own way..
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