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Head shots of McAdams and Gosling on amid botanical background
"The Notebook" (2004)

This Coming Thursday and Friday at the Packard Campus Theater (April 4 and 5, 2024)

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Valentine’s Day might be over but we are still in love.  How about you?  You will be if you come to the movies this week in Culpeper.


Painted over portrait of film stars O'Brien and Gaynor
“Sunrise” (1927)

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 @ 7:30 p.m. 

Sunrise (Fox, 1927)

German expressionist director F. W. Murnau’s American film debut is considered a masterpiece of the silent era. It was one of the first titles selected to the National Film Registry in 1989. This enchanting parable of temptation and love features an Academy Award-winning performance by Janet Gaynor, recipient of the first-ever Best Actress Oscar as The Wife, along with innovative and mesmerizing Oscar-winning visuals. Themes from Chopin’s Prelude in A Minor feature prominently in one of the earliest examples of the Fox Movietone sound-on-film system. Black & White, Silent with recorded sound, 94 minutes.

Head shots of McAdams and Gosling on amid botanical background
“The Notebook” (2004)


FRIDAY, APRIL 5 @ 7:30 p.m.

The Notebook (New Line Cinema, 2004)

Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams play a young couple falling in love. James Garner and Gena Rowlands play the couple now much older, and their story is told through the reading of a notebook. Nick Cassavetes directed the film based upon Nicholas Sparks’ novel of the same name.  While the Academy avoided the film (it received no nominations), the public fell in love with it and the film continues to be a favorite today.  Color, 124 minutes.


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