UW Cinematheque: Special Presentations

52 Pick-Up | USA | 1986 | 35mm | 110 min. Director: John Frankenheimer

Date
Friday, May 05, 2017
Time
7 p.m.
Location
Description
Cast: Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, John Glover Scheider plays a manufacturer and unfaithful husband to aspiring politician Ann-Margret who falls prey to a sleazy trio of blackmailers. Thriller specialist Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate, Seconds) directed this second, more faithful adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s contemporary crime novel. The cast’s stand-out is the creepy Glover, who offers a classic piece of perverse and quick-witted Leonard villainy.
Cost
Free
Contact
262-3627, ben.reiser@wisc.edu