Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, Aug 16, 2019

The Neo-Noir of John Dahl
Double Feature! Director John Dahl In Person!
Discussion between films with director John Dahl, KILL ME AGAIN writer-producer David W. Warfield and RED ROCK WEST screenwriter Rick Dahl and editor Scott Chestnut.
30th Anniversary!

1989, Park Circus/ITV, 94 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

Jack Andrews (Val Kilmer) is not the detective he was five years ago. The death of his wife drove him to drinking, gambling and a tendency to see her in every beautiful woman. Gorgeous, streetwise Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley) has just stolen three quarters of a million of the mob’s dollars and needs to disappear. She asks Jack to make her look dead and he succeeds beyond his wildest dreams. But when Jack discovers his best friend has has been killed and Fay is nowhere to be found, he becomes trapped in the fight of his life. With Michael Madsen.

Premiere of New DCP!

1993, Universal, 98 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

When a promised job for Texan Michael (Nicolas Cage) fails to materialize in Wyoming, he is mistaken by Wayne (J.T. Walsh) for the hitman contracted to kill Wayne’s unfaithful wife (Lara Flynn Boyle). Michael takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. But during his getaway, things go very wrong when he runs into the real hitman (Dennis Hopper).

Aero Theatre • Fri, Aug 16, 2019 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Aero

Director John Dahl In Person!
Thu, Aug 15, 2019 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre