Film Club presents “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”
The film club presents a film in English once a month on a Saturday afternoon. This showing will be of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”, is a 1953 American musical comedy film based on the 1949 stage musical of the same name. It was directed by Howard Hawks and stars Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe.
The film is filled with comedic situations and musical numbers. While Russell’s down-to-earth, sharp wit has been observed by most critics, it was Monroe’s turn as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee for which the film is often remembered. Monroe’s rendition of the song “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and her pink dress are considered iconic. Watch the trailer here.
Screening begins at 3 o’clock sharp and will be followed by a discussion in English. This activity is free and open to all library members.
Location: English-language Library in Angers