Movies & Music

HPL Movie Night: Love & Mercy

Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00

Love & Mercy PosterThis biopic of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson focuses on two distinct periods in the songwriter's life.  One timeline follows a young Wilson (Paul Dano) as he quits performing live in order to focus on the creation of the album Pet Sounds.  It’s during this period of intense work that Wilson's mental-health issues worsen.  

The other timeline features John Cusack as an older Wilson, as he attempts to escape the influence of a manipulative doctor (Paul Giamatti) who has become a totalitarianuru. But in this period he also meets a car saleswoman named Melinda (Elizabeth Banks), who will help him find his way through.

Rated PG-13; 120 Minutes. Watch the trailer.

Snacks provided by our programming partner HCAM-TV.

View the list of previously shown HPL Movie Night Films.

Movie Site License

The Library has purchased a public performance movie site license permitting the showing of a wide variety of major studio releases within the Library. Organizations wishing to show a movie for group viewing at the Library should contact the AV Department at 781-741-1405 x1407.

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