(Roberto Rossellini, 1945)
(David Lynch, 1986)
// Double Feature
Fri, Mar 24, 2006 | 7:00PM
Get a double dose of the Rossellini family with this evening's program, which pairs Roberto's WWII resistance film Open City with David Lynch's Blue Velvet, which features a tour-de-force performance by Isabella.
Second feature start time: 8:50 pm.
Starring Anna Magnani, Open City is Roberto Rossellini's neorealist account of the Italian underground during the Nazi occupation of Rome. (35mm, 100 mins.) One of the most influential films of the 1980s, Blue Velvet stars Isabella Rossellini in David Lynch's striking portrayal of an idyllic small town's disturbing underbelly. With Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern, Dean Stockwell, and Dennis Hopper as the gas-huffing Frank Booth. (35mm, 120 mins.)
Added by anton on March 6, 2006