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Love is Strange

Friday, Oct 31, 7:30 pm
Saturday, Nov 1, 3:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 2, 5:30 pm
Monday, Nov 3, 7:30 pm
Runtime: 94 minutes
Rating: R

Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) take advantage of New York's new marriage laws and tie the knot after being together for 39 years. Unfortunately, the Catholic school where George teaches does not approve, and they reluctantly fire him, forcing the couple to split up and stay with friends while they sell their apartment and look for cheaper housing. George crashes with two gay police officers, while Ben, who's a painter, bunks with his nephew's family in Brooklyn—a temporary situation that weighs heavily on all involved.
 
Director:  Ira Sachs

Starring: Alfred Molina, John Lithgow, Marisa Tomei , Charlie Tahan and Darren E. Burrows

 
What the critics are saying:

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Held aloft by remarkable performances from John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, Love Is Strange serves as a graceful tribute to the beauty of commitment in the face of adversity.
 
Time Out New York
Joshua Rothkopf

Love Is Strange emerges as a total triumph for Sachs and his co-leads, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, who, despite lengthy filmographies, turn in career-topping work. a sensitive domestic tragedy about the finite nature of any union.

Los Angeles Times
Betsy Sharkey

In the hands of two of the craft's best, the most ordinary of moments become illuminating, penetrating.
 
RogerEbert.com
Sheila O'Malley

It's a courageous film that's willing to sit in those moments instead of underlining them or hurrying past them, hoping we get the shorthand. Love is Strange is a patient film. The emotions it unleashes are enormous.

The New York Times
A.O. Scott

By the time the movie is over, you feel as if the people in it were friends you know well enough to tire of, and to miss terribly when they go away.

Admission Prices*:

General: $10.00
Seniors, Students and Active Military: $9.00
Members: $8.00
Children 12 and under: $7.00

Bargain Matinee Prices (all shows before 6:00pm)
General: $8.00
Members: $6.00
Children 12 and under: $5.00

Add $2.00 to the above prices for 3D screenings.
 
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*All prices include a $1.50 Preservation Fee that goes directly into our capital account for preservation of the Lincoln Theatre and its programs. Film tickets are only available at the door beginning 45 minutes before the first screening of the day. This saves you, the ticket buyer the fees associated with purchasing online. Never fear – there are plenty of seats!
 
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