*La gueule ouverte (The Mouth Agape).* 1974. France. Directed by Maurice Pialat. Courtesy of Collection Musée Gaumont

La gueule ouverte (The Mouth Agape). 1974. France. Written and directed by Maurice Pialat. With Nathalie Baye, Hubert Deschamps, Philippe Léotard. In French; English subtitles. 82 min.

In 80 unflinching, unsentimental shots, Pialat charts the physical and emotional agonies of a middle-aged woman who is captive to the selfish preoccupations of her husband, son, and daughter-in-law even as she lies dying of cancer.

  1. Tuesday, August 9, 2016,
    7:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Sunday, August 7, 2016,
    2:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
This film accompanies Gaumont: Cinéma pour tout le monde.