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Cinegrand: First Reformed

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

Thursday, 6:00pm, Friday, 1:00pm (Closed Caption)

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

(2018. US 1 hr, 48 min. Directed by Paul Schrader. R.) Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the church is now a tourist attraction catering to a dwindling congregation, eclipsed by its nearby parent church, Abundant Life, with its state-of-the-art facilities and 5,000-strong flock. When a pregnant parishioner (Amanda Seyfried) asks Reverend Toller to counsel her husband, a radical environmentalist, the clergyman finds himself plunged into his own tormented past, and equally despairing future, until he finds redemption in an act of grandiose violence. From writer-director Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver," "American Gigolo," "Affliction") comes a gripping thriller about a crisis of faith that is at once personal, political, and planetary. With Cedric the Entertainer and Michael Gaston.

Earlier Event: January 24
Cinegrand: First Reformed
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