French film "La Ronde" to be screened February 12, 2016

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Still image from French film "La Ronde" (1950)

ALBANY, NY (01/28/2016)(readMedia)-- LA RONDE (France, 1950, 97 minutes, b/w, in French with English subtitles, directed by Max Ophüls) will be shown on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, on the University at Albany's downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Spring 2016 Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open to the public.

Romantic love is portrayed as a kind of carousel in this bittersweet and comic film about interlinked love affairs, based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1897 play. The film was nominated for a "Best Screenplay" Oscar.

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