SESSION: Wednesday 20th September at 7:30pm


Romancing the Stone

(1984, dir. Robert Zemeckis, w/ Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman)

Joan Wilder, a mousy romance novelist, receives a treasure map in the mail from her recently murdered brother-in-law. Meanwhile, her sister Elaine is kidnapped in Colombia and the two criminals responsible demand that she travel to Colombia to exchange the map for her sister. Joan does, and quickly becomes lost in the jungle after being waylayed by Zolo, a vicious and corrupt Colombian cop who will stop at nothing to obtain the map. There, she meets an irreverent soldier-of-fortune named Jack Colton who agrees to bring her back to civilization. Together, they embark upon an adventure that could be straight out of Joan's novels. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.453.453.453.45(IMDB rating)


The Jewel of the Nile

(1985, dir. Lewis Teague, w/ Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focás)

The Jewel of the Nile will start at approximately 9:42pm, and finish at approximately 11:34pm.

This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an invitation to go to some middle eastern country as a guest of the sheik, but there she is abducted and finds her- self involved with the "jewel". Jack decides to rescue her with his new partner Ralph. They all go from one adventure to another... What is the story of this "jewel"? (IMDB)

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