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Peter O'Toole stars in "Venus" at Little Theatre

May 8, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Kalamazoo Film Society presents "Venus," starring Peter O'Toole, Friday through Sunday, May 11-13, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Little Theatre show times for "Venus" are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and $3 for students. The 2006 film is rated "R" for sexual content and language and has a run time of 95 minutes.

O'Toole stars as Maurice this moving story of an elderly actor and his somewhat questionable relationship with a younger woman. Maurice and his friend Ian (Leslie Phillips) are two classy curmudgeons whiling away their hours in coffee shops and at the theater, but their routine is thrown for a loop when Ian's grand-niece Jessie (Jodie Whittaker) is sent from the country to act as his nurse. "Venus" is an honest, moving portrait of human desire--how it can both beat us down and lift us up--no matter the age.

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 KFS at www.kalfilmsociety.net.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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