Aero Theatre
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Sat, Jun 24, 2017
7:30pm
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THE SUMMER OF LOVE
The Who Double Feature!
QUADROPHENIA / TOMMY

Read more about the Summer of Love on our blog here.

Introduction by Who-ologist Jeff Stein (director of THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT) and music historian and Townshend pal Martin Lewis.
35 mm!

QUADROPHENIA
1979, Westchester Films, 115 min, UK, Dir: Franc Roddam

Inspired by The Who’s landmark concept album and featuring some of composer Pete Townsend’s most ambitious music, director Franc Roddam’s QUADROPHENIA is set against the backdrop of early 1960s England, where scooter-driving Mods and leather-clad Rockers clash for control of the beaches and juke joints. Phil Daniels stars as the rude boy struggling against Britain’s ultra-rigid class and education system, with support from Mark Wingett and Sting (in his acting debut).


TOMMY
1975, Sony Repertory, 111 min, UK, Dir: Ken Russell

Having already brought an outlandish, hellzapoppin’ quality to such films as THE DEVILS, director Ken Russell was the perfect choice to helm The Who’s landmark rock opera TOMMY, transforming it into a stream-of-consciousness catalog of wild performances from Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Tina Turner, Elton John, Keith Moon, Jack Nicholson and others.


Screening format: 35mm (QUADROPHENIA), DCP (TOMMY)
Aero Theatre • Sat, Jun 24, 2017 • 7:30pm
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