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July 19, 2012

"Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" to be shown July 24

CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County Film Society and the Rocky Top 10 theater are pleased to announce their joint sponsorship of a free showing of the highly acclaimed film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" on Tuesday, July 24, at 7 p.m.

A group of British retirees, mostly strangers from all walks of life,  journey toward a new life in a restored Indian palace. Although it turns out to be not quite what they expected, all are transformed by the experience. Each discovers that life and love can begin again when the past is truly left in the past. Each is on a quest of one form or another, though they don't always realize it. Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy head a stellar cast in this comedy with an underlying positive message. This "charming, feel-good movie" also stars Dev Patel from "Slumdog Millionaire." He gives voice to the Indian philosophy that echoes the film: "Everything will be all right in the end. If it's not all right, then it's not the end." 124 minutes. Rated PG-13 for a few obscenities and mostly humorous sexual situations.

There is an additional showing at the Rocky Top on Friday, July 20 at 12:45 for Film Society members only. You may join at the door however for $10 for one, $15/couple. For more information on the Film Society, go to ccfsmail11@gmail.com.

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