Summer Reading Film Screening: "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
- Date: 06/20/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
- Location: Palm Springs Public Library - The Learning Center
300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Join us to watch The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) on Wednesday, June 20th. In this comedy-adventure film, the title character is a daydreamer, who due to a chain of events embarks on a real-life global journey that turns into an extraordinary adventure. The movie will begin at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center (TLC).
Hector is an eccentric yet irresistible London psychiatrist in crisis. He feels like his life is going nowhere and his patients are just not getting happier. One day, armed with boundless courage and a child-like curiosity, Hector breaks out of his sheltered and comfortable life to go on a global quest to discover the meaning of happiness. Leaving his loving and very understanding girlfriend behind, Hector embarks on a thrilling, dangerous and hysterical journey as he tries to answer the ultimate question. Does true happiness actually exist?
Ben Stiller directs and stars in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, an adaptation of James Thurber's classic story of a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. In this version, when his job along with that of his coworker (Kristen Wiig) are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.