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UW Cinematheque: Summer Cinematheque

Old Boyfriends | USA | 1979 | 35mm | 103 min. Director: Joan Tewkesbury

Event Details

Date
Friday, July 5, 2019
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Talia Shire, John Belushi, Keith Carradine The directorial debut of screenwriter Tewkesbury (Nashville) is one of the most idiosyncratic and hardest-to-see features of the late 1970s. Leonard and Paul Schrader’s original screenplay follows young widow Dianne (Shire, in a rare leading role) on a road trip where she attempts to reconnect with the old boyfriends who had the most impact on her life: filmmaker Jeff (Richard Jordan), lounge lizard Eric (Belushi), and recluse Wayne (Carradine).
Cost
Free

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