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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies – Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Saturday, May 8, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Members & guests–$3.99 to rent on Amazon Prime and other streaming services. To RSVP, please scroll down.. Registered attendees will receive an email the day before the discussion with a link to join via Zoom.

Did you know? Because this is an ongoing virtual Village event, we use the same Zoom link for every Saturday Afternoon at the Movies meeting! You can use the link from an old confirmation email to join, even if you forgot to RSVP–just search your inbox for Zoom Details Saturday Afternoon at the Movies.

Watch the film any time before the discussion–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! After several years of living with a cult, Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy (Sarah Paulson), for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted (Hugh Dancy), but the memories of what she experienced in the cult make peace hard to find. As flashbacks continue to torment her, Martha fails to shake a terrible sense of dread, especially in regard to the cult’s manipulative leader (John Hawkes). Led by a mesmerizing debut performance from Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene is a distinctive, haunting psychological drama. Village member Mel Washburn will host a discussion of the film via Zoom this Saturday at 3:00 PM.



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Saturday, May 8, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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