French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet directs the animated feature The Triplets of Belleville. A young boy is raised by his grandmother, Madame Souza, in the French countryside. She buys him a bicycle and encourages his dream of winning the Tour de France. However, he gets kidnapped by a group of Mafia gangsters and taken to the big city of Belleville, where he is used for his bicycling prowess in an elaborate gambling scheme. Along with her faithful companion Bruno, Madame Souza sets out to rescue her grandson. They befriend a trio of aging musicians who were once the '30s jazz trio known as The Triplets of Belleville. Features an original jazz musical score by Benoît Charest.
Directed by Sylvain Chomet
Runtime: 80 minutes
Common Sense Media rating: Ages 12+
Hopewell Theater is proud to offer Cry Baby Screenings the third Thursday of each month. Babes-in-arms, infants in strollers, and carriers will be let in for free. Otherwise all tickets are $6. These screenings offer a sensory friendly environment:
Lights are turned up and sound is turned down
All ages are welcome (including infants)
Talking and noise is allowed and guests can move around
Latecomers are admitted
Please note that though the environment is sensory friendly, not all film content may be suitable for this purpose. Please contact our box office at 609-466-1964 for further information.
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