• 35 Shots of Rum

35 Shots of Rum

a film by Claire Denis
2008, 100 minutes


Widely hailed as one of the best films of 2009, the latest from the renowned director of Beau Travail, Claire Denis' sublime 35 Shots of Rum is the moving story of a father and daughter whose close-knit, tender relationship is disrupted by a handsome young suitor. Sumptuously filmed and featuring an evocative score by Tindersticks, 35 Shots of Rum casts a lovely spell unlike any other movie you've seen.


"A masterpiece. Seductive and beautiful."
—Armond White, NY Press

"A quietly blissful romance. See 35 Shots of Rum to remind yourself what movies are about."
—Ty Burr, Boston Globe

"Dazzling and affecting. Don't miss this one."
—Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

"A warm, embracing work, with a flowing lyricism and a delicate poignancy."
—Kevin Thomas, LA Times

"A quiet and lovely new film... extraordinary thematic richness... Achieves a rare eloquence... exquisite and expressive cinematography." Critic's Pick!
—A.O. Scott, The New York Times

"Four stars! 35 Shots of Rum is nothing less than exquisite."
—Steven Rae, Philadelphia Inquirer

Press Materials

High-Res Stills and Poster

Where to watch


Sept 16 - Film Forum, New York, NY

Oct 9 - Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
Oct 9 - Laemmle Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Oct 23 - Music Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Oct 23 - Brooklyn Heights Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
Oct 23 - West Hampton Beach Performing Arts Center, LI, NY
Oct 23 - Playhouse, Pasadena, CA
Oct 28 - Ragtag Cinema, Columbia, MO
Oct 29 - Wexner Center, Columbus, OH
Oct 30 - Kendall Square, Boston, MA

Festivals & Awards

Official Selection - Venice Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection - International Film Festival Rotterdam


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