Film pick: The Green Room

Based on two Henry James novellas, François Truffaut's The Green Room (1978) isn't considered one of his greats, but it's still a charming and affecting parable of grief and loss, and it hardly ever gets shown. Truffaut himself plays a WWI vet and widower who retreats to the title room, where he amuses himself with his wife's possessions and pictures of battlefield casualties - until Nathalie Baye enters his life. Screenwriter Jay Cocks (The Age of Innocence) will be on hand for discussion after this ArtsEmerson screening at the Paramount Center, 559 Tremont St, Boston | November 21 @ 7 pm | $10, $5 students | 617.824.8000 or

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