Set during the tumultuous times of the early 1920s, a Kansas woman (Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey) is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer, Louise Brooks (Haley Lu Richardson, Split), to New York for the summer. One of them is eager to fulfill her destiny of dance and movie stardom; the other is on a mission to unearth the mysteries of her past. The Chaperone reunites the writer, director, and star of Downton Abbey: Michael Engler, Julian Fellowes, and Elizabeth McGovern (Lady Grantham in the hit series).
NR; 103 minutes
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.