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After a serious ski accident, Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center, where she becomes dependent on the staff and also on pain relievers. But it is not just her knee that hurts. She spends time remembering the ten years she spent falling in love and then feeling destroyed by that crazed man who stole her heart.

This Thursday the Murphy Library is showing the monthly selection from Film Movement, My King, a 2015 French romance. Running time is 124 minutes and the film is not rated but would not be appropriate for children. In French with subtitles in English. Filmed throughout France.

The film follows Tony’s memories of her first dates with Georgio, their laughter and passion.   They fell madly in love and she did not stop to ponder the downside. But soon it was hard to miss.


The week of April 9 to 15, 2017, is National Library Week and to celebrate the Murphy Library is showing a movie about a librarian.  She lives in a small town, a long way from Murphy, and hosts a murder mystery book club because those are her favorite books.

The library is showing Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, a movie starring Candace Cameron Bure and Marilu Henner this Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Running time is 120 minutes. This is a murder mystery but graphic violence is not shown.

The librarian and the book club members enjoy their books. Then something bad happens to one of members and the librarian desperately tries to solve the mystery.

The Murphy Library is showing a Film Movement selection that celebrates the wonderful moments of a long marriage this Thursday, February 23 at 6:00 p.m.

The documentary, My Love, Don’t Cross That River, comes from South Korea and follows fifteen months of the marriage. The husband, Byeong-man Jo, is 98 years old, and his wife, Kang Gye-Yeol is 89.   They’ve been together for 76 years and still can make each other laugh and hold each other when they cry.

They live in their own home in the countryside and do all the housework, even chopping wood. The film follows their day-to-day activities, as well as their thoughts about growing old. Most of all, they carry on caring for each other.

Running time is 86 minutes and the film is not rated.

A divorced mom has two young kids to raise and crazy parents of her own to deal with. However, in spite of the chaos in her life, her creative side never stops coming up with ideas. Maybe one will change her life.

This Thursday at 6:00 p.m., the Murphy Library is showing Joy, a 2015 film about an inventor who is also a mom, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Running time is 124 minutes and the film is rated PG-13.
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A teenage girl finds herself in some trouble and is required to perform community service at a horse rescue ranch. One horse has been horribly abused and won’t let anyone ride him.

The Murphy Library is showing Emma’s Chance, a family movie this Thursday at 6:00 p.m. about a special ranch. The film is rated PG and running time is 93 minutes. Starring Greer Grammer, the daughter of Kelsey Grammer. Read the rest of this entry »

The year is 1936 and a former American diplomat lives in Shanghai, China. The world is in upheaval, especially since the Japanese Army is invading wherever they can. However, the diplomat’s life has already been taken over: he has lost his wife, his daughter, and his sight to terrorist bombings. Then he meets a young Russian woman refugee and perhaps he will smile again.

This Thursday at 6:00 p.m., the Murphy Public Library is showing the Merchant & Ivory film, The White Countess, a historical drama with romance starring Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave. Running time is 135 minutes and the film is rated PG-13. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers make a difference in the lives of their students. However it is not that they are doing things for the children, instead they help students learn to do things for themselves. A teacher is very important in the next movie at the Murphy Library, and so is a librarian.

This Thursday at 6:00 p.m. the Murphy Library is showing Matilda, a 1996 film based on a book by Roald Dahl about very smart little girl. The film is rated PG and running time is 102 minutes.

Her parents have no interest in her brain. They only encourage her not to do anything but watch television. Nevertheless, she teaches herself to read and discovers a whole new world. When she finds her way to her local library at the age of four, she goes there every day. Then the kindly librarian informs the little girl about library cards. She is thrilled.

This is a fun movie if you’re a kid. And it’s also perfect for adults. Call the library at 837-2417.