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Area debut of "Little Children" comes to Little Theatre

April 15, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Film Society presents the area debut of "Little Children," starring Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson, Friday through Sunday, April 20-22, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 and 5 p.m. General admission is $5 and $3 for students. The 2006 film is is rated R for sexuality, nudity, language and some disturbing content and has a run time of 130 minutes.

"Little Children" is the newest film from director Todd Field. The film centers on a group of young marrieds, whose lives intersect on the playgrounds, swimming pools and streets of their small community.Winslet plays a bored housewife, Sarah, who is unhappy with the way her life has turned out. Brad, played by Wilson, is the insecure househusband of Kathy, played by Jennifer Connelly. When Sarah and Brad meet one afternoon in the company of their children, it launches a torrid love affair that leads to entanglments with other characters.

"Little Children" was nominated for three Academy Awards, including best adapted screenplay, best actress in a leading role for Winslet's performance and best actor in a supporting role for Jackie Earle Haley.

The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on WMU's historic East Campus. There is free off-street parking behind the theatre. For more information, call the movie line at (269) 387-8221 or visit Western Film Society at www.rso.wmich.edu/wfs.

Media contact: Lauren Reile or Shilo Brungardt, westernfilmsociety@yahoo.com

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