Charles Chaplin's retrospective

Modern Times

Modern Times

Film info

  • Country:SAD
  • Director:Charles Chaplin
  • Year:1936
  • Duration:85'
  • Actors:Charles Chaplin, Paulette Godard, Henry Bergman, Chester Conklin

Storyline

Charlie is a worker on a production line in a factory. His only duty is tightening bolts and later he is selected for an experiment with an automatic feeding machine with which the management wants to cut the time for meals. Because of all of this Charlie becomes mad and ends up in a mental hospital. When he gets out, he is mistaken for a communist leader and ends up in jail but is released when he foils a jailbreak. Again on the street, he befriends with a young girl and the two of them decide to leave the town together.

About the director

Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in Walworth, London, England on April 16, 1889. Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and a funny walk. Chaplin began his official acting career at the age of eight, touring with the Eight Lancashire Lads. At age 18, he began touring with Fred Karno's vaudeville troupe, joining them on the troupe's 1910 United States tour. In 1972, he was honored with an Academy Award for his "incalculable effect in making motion pictures the art form of the century." Six of Chaplin's films have been selected for preservation in the National Film Registry „for their cultural, historical and aesthetical significant“. Charlie Chaplin was considered one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of American cinema, whose movies were and still are popular throughout the world.

Screening schedule

  • 25.08.2018.

    Borovo theatre

    15:00h

Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
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