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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

WTF Theater February sked

Posted By on Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 12:25 PM

Pi
  • Pi

Boy, do I love this series. The year's most unexpected treat – cult classics screened at Historic Sanford's strangest bar, Little Fish Huge Pond – continues this month with a slightly more whimsical slate than the last couple of month's lineups.

Only one – Peter Greenaway's truly WTF (the "What the Fuck" kind, not the "Winning the Future" kind) hubbycidal fairy tale Drowning by Numbers – truly merits the series' name, but that doesn't mean the others aren't fully worthy, if not entirely obscure. Go. Soon. It's free.

February 2 - "The Triplets of Belleville" (2003) 8pm

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

February 9 - "Pi" (1998) 8pm

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. Does nature offer any solutions? Can Max find them?

February 16 - "Delicatessen" (1991) 8pm

Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasional prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.

February 23 - "Drowning by Numbers" (1988) 8pm

Tired of her husband's philanderous ways, the mother of two daughters drowns her husband. With the reluctant help of the local coroner, the murder is obscured. Her daughters are having similar problems with relationships, and tend to follow their mother's example, and the coroner becomes reluctantly duplicitous.

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