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Taste of Cherry’ at Sunday Night Cinema


March 24, 2011

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance’s Spring Sunday Night Cinema Series presents “Taste of Cherry” on March 27 at 7 p.m. Directed by Iranian-born filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, the 1997 film is about a mysterious middle-aged man who drives around the outskirts of a city offering strangers money to help him commit suicide. It raises questions about the morality of suicide and the nature of compassion, and won the Palme d’Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.

The theme of the spring series is “Real or Not Real: Films of Reality and Illusion.” Other upcoming films include “Karthik Calling Karthik” on April 3 and “Harvey” on April 17. Visit waynecountyartsalliance.org or call 570/253-6850.