Star Cary Elwes joins us in person for this double feature! In the new THE QUEEN OF SPAIN he plays leading man to actress Penelope Cruz on a chaotic film shoot in Franco-era Spain. Followed by tongue-in-cheek fairy tale THE PRINCESS BRIDE, in which he tries to save his beloved princess, Buttercup (Robin Wright).
THE QUEEN OF SPAIN
LA REINA DE ESPAÑA
2017, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 128 min, Spain, Dir: Fernando Trueba
Director Fernando Trueba revisits the characters of his THE GIRL OF YOUR DREAMS some 20 years later with another comedic tale of a chaotic film shoot. Penelope Cruz returns as Macarena Granada, now a Hollywood star, who has been cast in a musical biopic of Queen Isabella being made in Madrid during the Franco regime; Mandy Patinkin and Cary Elwes join the crew as a screenwriter and leading man, respectively.
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
1987, 20th Century Fox, 98 min, Dir: Rob Reiner
This adaptation of William Goldman’s wonderful, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale stars Cary Elwes as the dashing Westley, who is forced to fight off the villainous Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon) and Count Tyrone (Christopher Guest) in order to save his beloved princess, Buttercup (Robin Wright). This cult hit features marvelous sets by Norman Garwood and high-spirited supporting performances by Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Peter Falk and Andre the Giant.
Screening format: DCP