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Monday Movies: Colette

Event Start Date: 1/14/2019 2:00 PM

Event End Date: 1/14/2019 4:00 PM

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Tillsonburg Library

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Monday Movies
Movies are subject to change should the title become unavailable. Sign-up for our contact list in-branch to receive notifications about substitutions.

NEW! Tillsonburg Public Library will be screening Monday Movies on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.

On the 4th Monday of the month, we will screen the Monday Movie at both 2:00 p.m. AND 6:00 p.m.!

Monday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m.

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as "Willy" (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
Rated R, 111 mins