U.S, 1965, 174 min, Dir. Robert Wise, Rated G; 20th Century Fox
"The Sound of Music turns 50 this year, as popular as ever, a bedrock memory of untold millions of childhoods." - Lawrence Downes, The New York Times
Julie Andrews’ breakout role as Maria, a woman who leaves a convent and becomes a governess in Robert Wise’s heartfelt musical The Sound of Music, plays at the Gables Cinema on Saturday & Sunday, December 12 and 13 at 11:00 am as part of our children and family program Family Day on Aragon. Set in the 1930s in Salzburg, Austria, The Sound of Music tells the story of Maria (Julie Andrews) who successfully becomes a governess to disorderly children of Naval officer Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) by showing them kindness, love, and music in a changing world. The film was scored by the illustrious Rodgers and Hammerstein who are known for musicals such as South Pacific and The King and I, giving generations songs like “My Favorite Things” ,“Edelweiss”, & “Do-Re-Mi.” This film is appropriate for ages 6 and up.
Beloved classics and new favorites for the whole family to enjoy! Family Day on Aragon takes place every second Saturday and Sunday and is hosted by the Coral Gables Museum, Books & Books and the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Check with our Aragon neighbors for information on activities taking place at their venues. Tickets to these films are $5 general admission and include a free popcorn and soda.