‘French Exit’ opening at the Cinema Art Theater April 2

March 31, 2021

Starting Friday, April 2, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present “French Exit,” a dark dramedy about a wealthy widow and her son who move to Paris when they run out of money. The film is based on a novel by the same name written by best-selling author Patrick DeWitt.

An aging Manhattan socialite (Michelle Pfeiffer) and possessive mother spends the last of her inheritance and is in dire straits. She decides to leave the United States to live in France with her aimless son (Lucas Hedges). 

Screening times are 3 p.m., Friday, April 2; 3 and 6 p.m., Saturday, April 3; 3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 4; 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 7; and 6 p.m., Thursday, April 8.  Admission is $8 for members and $11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase tickets online at If seats are available, tickets can be purchased at the theater starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.

The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education, cultural enrichment, and opportunities for engagement for our diverse communities and audiences. Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at or call 302-645-9095.

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