A monthly cycle of films is brought to you by Metro Al Madina and picked by film director Rania Rafei.

Under a Theme for every month, Metro will be screening films from different parts of the world; some are new, some are old and some maybe you'll never see again.

September's Theme: "A Married Woman"
6:30 pm | Free entrance | English subtitles

Monday 1st:
-Breaking the waves (1996): Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)
Writers: Lars von Trier, Peter Asmussen, David Pirie
Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge
159 min

Monday 8th:
-Far from Heaven (2002): In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.

Director: Todd Haynes
Writer: Todd Haynes
Stars: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert
107 min

Monday 15th:
Nadi li kolel nass

Monday 22nd:
-A woman under the influence (1974): Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.

Director: John Cassavetes
Writer: John Cassavetes
Stars: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper
155 min

Monday 29th:
-A Gentle Woman 'Une femme douce' (1969): A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to his. Disgusted with his attempts to dominate her, she considered murdering him, but found herself unable to do it…

Director: Robert Bresson
Writer: Fyodor Dostoevsky (from the short story by)
Stars: Dominique Sanda, Guy Frangin, Jeanne Lobre
88 min

مترو المدينة ونادي لكل النس يقدّمان عرض فيلم "حكاية الجواهر الثلاث"

المخرج : ميشيل خليفي
بطولة : بشرى قرمان ، محمد النحال ، مكرم خوري ، هناء نعمة ، محمد بكري و غسان |أبو لبدة
ملخص الفيلم : وفي يوم من الأيام ، بينما يصطاد العصافير ، يقع يوسف بحب فتاة من عمره ، غجرية ساحرة ذات شخصية قوية ... ولكي يتزوجها ، تشترط عليه أن يبحث عن الجواهر الثلاث المفقودة من عقد جدة أبيها الذي حمله لها جد أبيها من جنوب أمريكا، هكذا يصبح يوسف بطلا لحكاية عصرية.
مدة الفيلم : ساعة و خمس و أربعون دقيقة
ترجمة : أنكليزي