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Cinematique of Wilmington is a series of classic, foreign and notable films sponsored by WHQR and Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts.Cinematique is currently on hiatus. To stay up to date on when it will return to Thalian Hall, join our weekly email list and select "Cinematique."Click here to add Cinematique's schedule to your Google or Outlook calendar.00000177-efb4-dee4-afff-efbec49d0000

Cinematique Presents: "Pain and Glory"

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Pain and Glory runs from Monday, November 25 thru Wednesday, November 27. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

In Pedro Almodóvar’s remarkable new film,a film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as the past and present come crashing down around him. Pain and Glory talks about creation, about the difficulty of separating it from one's own life and about the passions that give it meaning and hope. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it, and in that need he also finds his salvation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEjFOkCKb3g

“Almodóvar fills this poignant tapestry of recollections with bold colours and infuses them with emotional detail. It’s a deeply intimate experience and it’ll pierce your heart.” Josep Lambies, Time Out
“Pain and Glory is a film to savour like a fine bourbon, watching how Salvador (and Almodóvar) wrestles with demons of the mind, heart and body.” Peter Howell, Toronto Star

For ticket information, call the Thalian Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 2PM-6PM, 910-632-2285 or visit at 310 Chestnut Street. Advance ticket purchase available – no extra charge to purchase in advance by phone or in person at the Thalian Box Office. Tickets are also available at the Thalian Hall Website. Admission is $7 (+ tax and $1 ticketing fee).