Film Club – Bridges of Madison County – Sunday 15th September 2019
Sunday Film Club– Film starts 7pm – Doors 6.30pm – All tickets £6. Licensed Bar.
Bridges of Madison County 1995- Running time 2hr 15m – Rated 12 – IMDB score 7.6
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.
This film is shown as the first of five of a season of classic weepies! originaly scheduled to show outdoors at Poundisford the films have to been re-scheduled to show at Ciccic in Taunton
Story: The path of Francesca Johnson’s future seems destined when an unexpected fork in the road causes her to question everything she had come to expect from life. While her husband and children are away at the Illinois state fair in the summer of 1965, Robert Kincaid happens turn into the Johnson farm and asks Francesca for directions to Roseman Bridge. Francesca later learns that he was in Iowa on assignment from National Geographic magazine. She is reluctant seeing that he’s a complete stranger and then she agrees to show him to the bridges and gradually she talks about her life from being a war-bride from Italy which sets the pace for this bittersweet and all-too-brief romance of her life. Through the pain of separation from her secret love and the stark isolation she feels as the details of her life consume her, she writes her thoughts of the four-day love affair which took up three journals. The journals are found by her children after the lawyer was going over Francesca’s will and …
Free Parking on site and bar available.
- Bridges of Madison CountySeptember 15, 20197:00 pm - 10:00 pm