Saturday, July 15
Directed by Carl Reiner
Starring George Segal and Ruth Gordon
(1970) “Is that a tush!” Exasperated son George Segal can’t stop insane Jewish mother Ruth Gordon from kissing his behind, while gorilla-suited brother Ron Leibman finds his true love in Central Park, in the blackest of all black comedies. With the original, uncensored answer to the title. 35mm. Approx. 82 min.
“GENUINELY OUTRAGEOUS…A series of extended slapstick riffs in which each dreamlike scene heads straight into psychosexual hyperbole…Hollywood’s equivalent of the Kafkaesque.”
– J. Hoberman
“Works from the firm conviction that everyone in New York City is insane.”