‘Sleepless’ first film in holiday favorites series

Nov 29, 2019
Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger and Tom Hanks in “Sleepless in Seattle” (1993, USA).

Thomaston — The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library’s Friday Night Film Series, screening films weekly at 6:30 p.m. in Room 200 of the library, 60 Main St./Route 1, highlights “Holiday Favorites” for December.

On Friday, Dec. 6, the series screens “Sleepless in Seattle” (1993, USA). Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed (Meg Ryan) in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic “An Affair to Remember,” which was inspired by the 1939 classic “Love Affair.” Rosie O’Donnell and Bill Pullman are also in the cast, and it is directed by Nora Ephron.

The PG-rated film runs 104 minutes. Upcoming in the “Holiday Favorites” series are: Dec. 13, “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946, USA); Dec. 20, “Holiday” (1938, USA); and Dec. 27, “Little Women” (1949, USA).

Friday Night Films are open to the public and free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. The Thomaston Academy Building is handicapped accessible from the rear entrance. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 354-2453.

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