New To San Francisco Theatres Starting Friday, June 1st

Girl and cat, brother and sister, man and boat, upper-class quadriplegic aristocrat and lower-class caretaker, two brothers and a bullet train, and a yiddish Romeo and Juliet.  What do all these pairs have in common?  They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theatres.  To see the full list of films, trailers, and where they’re playing, follow the jump.

A Cat In Paris (Opera Plaza Cinema)

A thrilling mystery that unfurls in the alleys and on the rooftops of Paris, over the course of one adventurous evening.

The Color Wheel (Roxie Theatre)

A younger brother/older sister comedic family romance road trip movie.

Hide Away (SF Film Society/New People)

A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.

The Intouchables (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker.

I Wish (Lumiere Theatre)

12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother due to his partents’ divorce, begins to believe that the new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.

Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish (Vogue Theatre – starts Saturday)

A modern telling of Romeo & Juliet – only more jewish.  Bring the Mispocha!


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