Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Discover extraordinary films all through the year!
2018 will be our 23rd year for this popular monthly film series, which provides an enhanced opportunity for local audiences to see the finest Canadian, Independent and World cinema on offer. Screenings are on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month from January through to December at Uptown Theatre.
Individual Tickets: Adults $10, Seniors/Students $8
(prices include HST)
Advance tickets are available online here, or at Uptown Theatre box office (during regular box office hours).
Season Passes $90
Season passes can be purchased online by clicking here.
Wednesday, January 3 – 4pm, 7pm
Thursday, January 4 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Directed by: Mike van Diem
Principle Cast: Ksenia Solo, Giancarlo Giannini, Gijs Naber, Lidia Vitale and Donatella Finocchiaro
Comedy/Drama, 14A, 90 minutes, Language: English/Dutch/Italian with English subtitles (Netherlands)
TULIPANI tells the story of a romantic Dutch farmer named Gauke (Gijs Naber) who after losing his farm during the floods of 1953 is determined to never ever have wet socks again. He cycles to the sizzling hot south of Italy to start a new life and ends up at the outskirts of a small village in Puglia. Due to his fairylike and miraculous tulip trade, his passionate love-life and his turbulent scuffles with the dubious local business practices, he becomes a living legend – to then suddenly disappear. Thirty years later, an Italian police inspector (Giancarlo Giannini) attempts to unravel the story, but struggles to distinguish fact from fiction. With the help of the young Canadian Anna (Ksenia Solo) he discovers what truly happened.
Won, Best International Film/Festival Prize, Terra di Siena Film Festival, 2017