UW Cinematheque: Westlake on Film

The Grifters | USA | 1990 | 35mm | 114 min. Director: Stephen Frears

Date
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time
7 p.m.
Location
Description
Cast: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening Small-time conman Roy (Cusack), is reluctantly drawn into bigger crimes by his long-estranged mother, Lily (Huston), and his cunning girlfriend, Myra (Bening). Tough-as-nails and splendidly acted (Huston & Bening both received Oscar nominations), The Grifters was produced by Martin Scorsese, who also provides some voice-over narration.
Cost
Free
Contact
262-3627, ben.reiser@wisc.edu