- Event details
Cinematheque: The 60s in Scope
The Graduate (US, 1967, 35mm, 105 min.; Directed by Mike Nichols, with Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross)
- DateFriday, Jul. 6, 2012
Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
- DescriptionFresh out of college and returning to the upper middle class womb of his parents’ California home, bored Benjamin Braddock (Hoffman) accepts the aggressive sexual advances of family friend Mrs. Robinson (Bancroft), only to later fall for her daughter, Elaine (Ross). Hilarious, stylishly directed, and innovatively scored with the music of Simon and Garfunkel, The Graduate is one of the key films of the 1960s. A new 35mm print, created in honor of the film’s 45th anniversary, will be shown.
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