The Majestic

Showings

Franklin Theatre Thu, May 19 7:00 PM
Franklin Theatre Fri, May 20 7:00 PM
Cinema Info
Rating:PG
Run Time:152
Year:2001
Language:English

Description

In celebration of May’s National Preservation Month, the historic Franklin Theatre presents “Pay What You Can” showings of the 2001 movie about “The Majestic” - a historic movie palace that gets restored and helps return joy to a small town. 

 

(Synopsis) In this Frank Capra-esque drama set during the 1950s blacklist, a young, ambitious Hollywood screenwriter (Jim Carrey) loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage, love and the power of conviction in the heart of a small town. Carrey’s character suffers amnesia and is mistaken for a soldier presumed dead in the war. Directed by Academy Award nominee Frank Darabont (The Green Mile; The Shawshank Redemption).

 

NOTE: Before the May 20th screening, discover the fascinating history of the success, decline and rebirth of The Franklin Theatre from the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County team.

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