An Evening with Christopher Plummer
Man in the Chair
Christopher Plummer in Person
Saturday, November 29
Unfortunately, last minute conflicts with this event has forced us to reschedule on Mr. Plummer's behalf. Please continue to visit here for further information and an announcement of when this event will take place. For refunds please visit the box office or call 415.454.5813 during normal business hours.
Stage and screen legend Christopher Plummer
joins us on stage to screen his recent film Man in the Chair
, discuss his dynamic career with the audience and sign copies of his new autobiography, In Spite of Myself: A Memoir
, available for sale at the Rafael.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Plummer has acted in more than 100 feature films. In addition to performing leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company, he has starred at Britain's National Theatre, the Stratford Festival of Canada, and in 16 Broadway plays. He has been nominated for seven Tony Awards and won two for Best Actor, for Barrymore and Cyrano.
In Man in the Chair
, Christopher Plummer stars as Flash Madden, a crusty old movie man brought out of retirement by a teenage fan (Michael Angarano
) enlisting his assistance for a student film competition. When he can stay off the bottle, the colorful curmudgeon gathers his crew from friends at the Motion Picture Retirement Home. Written and directed by Michael Schroeder
, Man in the Chair
is a rousing showcase for one of our finest actors. (US 2007) 107 min.
Following the screening and discussion, Christopher Plummer
will sign copies of his autobiography, In Spite of Myself: A Memoir
, that will be available for sale at the Rafael.
This program is presented in association with the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, which presents Christopher Plummer in conversation with author and film critic David Thomson on Sunday, November 30 at 4:00. (Tickets for Sunday's program at www.marinjcc.org)
Playing at the Rafael Film Center
Nov 29 2008