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Roxbury Afternoons at the Movies: The Hustle

Roxbury Afternoons at the Movies: The Hustle

Join us as we watch the latest, greatest, and even some classic movies at the library. We’ll supply the movie, you bring the popcorn (or your favorite snack). Free admission! Go to roxburylibrary.org and click events call the library at 973-584-2400 to register

About the Movie:

Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway have winning chemistry as a pair of con artists plying their trade in a stunning seaside town in the south of France. Josephine Chesterfield (Hathaway) is a glamorous, seductive Brit with a sprawling home in Beaumont-sur-Mer and a penchant for defrauding gullible wealthy men from all corners of the world. Into her well-ordered, meticulously moneyed world bursts Penny Rust (Wilson), an Aussie who is as free-form and fun-loving as Josephine is calculated and cunning. Where Penny amasses wads of cash by ripping off her marks in neighborhood bars, Josephine fills her safe with massive diamonds after ensnaring her prey in glitzy casinos. Despite their different methods, both are masters of the art of the fleece so they con the men that have wronged women. Wilson's talent for physicality and Hathaway's withering wit are a combustible combination as the pair of scammers pull out all the stops to swindle a naïve tech billionaire (Alex Sharp). Based on the 1988 movie "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels", the competing female protagonists in "The Hustle" put a feminist spin on the game, and discover in the process that love and money are more elusive than they ever could have imagined.

Rating: PG-13 (for crude sexual content and language)  Genre:  Comedy  
Written By: Jac Schaeffer  Cast: Rebel Wilson, Anne Hathaway, Alex Sharp, Nicholas Woodeson, Ingrid Oliver, Douggie McKeekin

 

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Event Date 09-20-2019 2:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location Roxbury Public Library

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