Sunday, July 16
Directed by John Cassavetes
Starring John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara and Peter Falk
(1970) Cassavetes’ epic of male menopause, as he sends Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara and himself on a transcontinental bender. A search for lost youth moving from barroom to basketball court to gaming tables, to a series of sordid hotel room trysts – and back home again for the dreaded morning after. DCP restoration. Approx. 154 min.
“Impossible to dismiss or shake off. The performances are potent.”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum
“Few films capture with such life-affirming wonder the despair, hatred, and incomprehension that drives the sexes together and apart.”
– Richard Brody