Category Archives: Road movie

MONDAY APRIL 11, 2016 ***** America, America ***** directed by ELIA KAZAN ***** writen by ELIA KAZAN*****interpreted by Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam

A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family’s fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

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OCT. 12 2015: ROAD TO PERDITION directed by: SAM MENDES with Tom Hanks, Paul Newman and Jude Law (2002) & CINEMATIKI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTATION

“With ”Road to Perdition” they have created a truly majestic visual tone poem, one that…inspires a continuing and deeply satisfying awareness of the best movies as monumental ‘picture shows.'” -STEPHEN HOLDEN, New York Times

Directed by Sam Mendes, with production design by Dennis Gassner and cinematography by Conrad L. Hall. Tom Hanks stars in this Chicago gangster movie as a hitman in the Depression-era, going on the run with his young son (Tyler Hoechlin).

Production Designer of the film, special guest Dennis Gassner, will be presented with the first ever CINEMATIKI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014 *** TAMPOPO *** directed by JUZO ITAMI *** with KEN WATANABE

MONDAY JULY 14, 2014 *** EASY RIDER *** directed by DENNIS HOPPER with PETER FONDA, DENNIS HOPPER, JACK NICHOLSON

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014 *** ” THELMA & LOUISE ” *** directed by RIDLEY SCOTT with SUSAN SARANDON, GEENA DAVIS, BRAD PITT, HARVEY KEITEL

MONDAY JUNE 16, 2014 *** “IL SORPASSO” *** (Easy Life) *** directed by DINO RISI with VITTORIO GASSMAN AND JEAN-LOUIS TRINTIGNANT ***

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MONDAY, 02/04/2013 — “CENTRAL STATION” (1998) — BRAZILIAN SERIES

central-do-brasil-poster051An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who write letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, in search for the father he never knew. This Oscar-nominated drama follows the interplay between Dora and the boy during their journey to Brazil’s remote Northeast region, their bond growing ever stronger with each mile logged.

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MONDAY, 01/28/2013 — “ZABRISKIE POINT” (1970) — MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI SERIES —

Writer-director Michelangelo Antonioni’s vision of late – 1960s America is on full display in this tale that mixes romance and revolution as it explores the love affair between a pot-smoking secretary and a rebel seeking a cause. An Italian filmmaker’s take on American counterculture mythology, this visually stunning film remains an interesting artifact of the times.

*IMPORTANT*: Potluck – 5:45pm; Film – 6:45pm; Discussion after film!