THE LOST WEEKEND
Sunday, May 15
Screenplay by Brackett and Wilder
Academy Award winner: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Ray Milland) and Best Screenplay
Introduced by Jim Moore, biographer and grandson of screenwriter/producer Charles Brackett. Following the screening, Mr. Moore will present an Academy Film Archive clip reel of additional Brackett and Wilder collaborations.
(1945, Billy Wilder) Failed writer Ray Milland hits the sauce and the bottom. Among the famous sequences: the bat and mouse hallucination and the desperate trek for money past actual Third Ave. pawnshops closed for Yom Kippur. From the novel by Charles Jackson. 35mm. Approx. 100 mins.
Co-presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences