Pop-Up Cinema: The Last Picture Show

Pop-Up Cinema: The Last Picture Show
Peter Bogdanovich, The Last Picture Show, 1971 (film poster)


During November and December, the Zabludowicz Collection screens classic American movies in parallel with Laurel Nakadate's exhibition.

Screenings start at 4pm and are free

Sunday 11 December, 4pm
Dir. Peter Bogdanovich

Set in a small Texan town in the early 1950s, it centres on two friends - popular Duane (Jeff Bridges), who's dating wealthy Jacy (Cybill Shepherd), and the sensitive Sonny (Timothy Bottoms), who embarks on an affair with the school coach's wife. Adapted by Bogdanovich and Larry McMurtry from the latter's novel, it succeeds both as a funny, touching, psychologically astute coming-of-age tale and, thanks partly to Robert Surtees' magnificent monochrome camerawork, as a wonderfully vivid evocation of period and place.

Running time: 126 min

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