Cinéma Moderne is proud to present
quality movies on the big screen where new releases, special events and cult
films are offered to the public. In December, moviegoers will have the chance
to discover in exclusivity Uncut Gems by Joshua and
Ben Safdie, which plunges us into a frenzied atmosphere as a New York
jewelry owner sees his life turned upside down; Andrey Tarkovsky. A
Cinema Prayer
, a feature-length documentary by Andrey A. Tarkovsky
which retraces the life and work of a mythical figure of cinema.

Also on the program, The Twentieth Century, a satirical
comedy written and directed by Matthew Rankin,following young
politician Mackenzie King’s dreams of becoming the Prime Minister of Canada; The
, a psychological thriller by Robert Eggers starring
William Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, who play two lighthouse keepers on a remote
New England island at the turn of the 20th century.

Various special screenings will take place during the month of December, such as restorations of Police Story 2 by Jackie Chan and Blade Runner by Ridley Scott. 

The original series, an essential part of the monthly programming of
Cinéma Moderne, continue this month. M: Les Maudits presents Flesh+Blood by
Paul Verhoeven and Santa Sangre by Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Also, on the schedule: Les Petits Modernes with screenings of the
Festival Stop Motion Montreal: Youth Program
, Ernest and Célestine,
Dilili à Paris and Le voyage du Prince, a new film
directed by Jean-François Laguionie and Xavier Picard.


The Twentieth Century by
Matthew Rankin
Quebec, Canada / 2019 / Original version in French and English with English
and French subtitles / 90 min
From December 20

Best Canadian first
feature film – TIFF 2019

Andrey Tarkovsky. A Cinema Prayer by Andrey A. Tarkovsky

Italy, Russia, Sweden / 2019 / Original version in
Russian with English subtitles / 97 min

From December 20

The Lighthouse by Robert Eggers

United States, Brazil / 2019 / Original
version in English with French subtitles / 109 min
Saturday, December 21 at 2:50 p.m. *Sold out
Saturday, December 28 at 4:15 p.m.

Uncut Gems by Joshua and Ben Safdie
United States / 2019 / Original version in English with French subtitles / 135

New York Film Critics Circle
Award – Best Director

From December 26 *in exclusivity


Police Story 2 by Jackie Chan

Hong Kong / 1988 / Original version in Cantonese with
English subtitles / 122 min

*4K restoration

Sunday, December 22,
8:40 p.m.

Saturday, December 28, 9:15 p.m.

Blade Runner by Ridley

United States / 1982 / Original version in
English with French subtitles / 117 min

*4K restoration

Friday, December 27
at 9:30 p.m. 



Flesh+Blood by Paul Verhoeven
Spain, Netherlands, United States / 1985 / Original version with French
subtitles / 126 min
December 21, 9:20 p.m.
*Co-presented with Panorama-cinéma

Santa Sangre by Alejandro Jodorowsky

Mexico, Italy / 1989 / Original version in Spanish
with English subtitles / 125 min

*4K restoration

Sunday, December 29, 9:05 p.m.


Festival Stop Motion
Montreal: Youth Program

*4-years-old and older

Short films program

Ernest et Célestine by Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar *5-years-old and

Belgium, France, Luxembourg / 2012 / Original version in French /
80 min

Le voyage du Prince by
Jean-François Laguionie
and Xavier Picard *8-years-old and older

Luxembourg, France / 2019 /
Original version in French / 76 min

Dilili à Paris by Michel Ocelot *7-years-old and older

France, Belgium, Germany / 2018 / Original
version in French / 95 min


Antigone by
Sophie Deraspe

Atlantique by Mati Diop

Kuessipan byMyriam Verreault

La femme de mon frère by Monia Chokri

Little Joe by Jessica Hausner

Marriage Story by Noah Baumbach

Palmarès courts FNC 

Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders

Sur les pas de Vivian Mayer by John Maloof
and Charlie Siskel

The Irishman by Martin

Vaillancourt: Isn’t It
by John Blouin

Varda par Agnès by Agnès

For more information about the December screenings and schedule, visit:


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