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UW Cinematheque - At the Chazen: Stuart Gordon Retrospective, Part One

Fortress | USA | 1993 | 35mm | 91 min. Director: Stuart Gordon Cast: Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith

Event Details

Sunday, January 30, 2022
2 p.m.
In a dystopian 2017, the U.S. government has limited families to one child per female, no exceptions. Arrested after daring to conceive a second time, Brennick (Lambert) and his wife, Karen (Locklin), are sentenced to a high-tech maximum security prison run by a sadistic and cybernetically “enhanced” warden (Smith). Now, the couple must attempt an escape before Karen gives birth. Highly imaginative and consistently witty, director Gordon’s sci-fi action gem was an enormous hit outside of the U.S