Director Louis Malle’s 1958 debut is an adroit French noir starring Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet, with a slick jazz score by Miles Davis to sweeten the pot.
At the Charles Theatre Sept. 29 at 9
SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER
The Charles Theatre’s Best of Baltimore-winning revival series returns to François Truffaut with the director’s wry 1960 noir about a dive-bar pianist (Charles Aznavour) with a secret and gang ties that pull him back in, so to speak.
At the Charles Theatre Oct. 1 at noon and Oct. 3 at 7
WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE?
This Boy's Life
established Leonardo DiCaprio as a talent to watch, but it was Lasse Hallstrom’s oddball 1993 film about an oddball family (headed by Johnny Depp) that made him a minor star.