Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, Jan 3, 2014
7:30pm

REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
1955, Warner Bros., 111 min, Dir: Nicholas Ray

Director Nicholas Ray’s mythic saga of teen disobedience and alienation in 1950s America made James Dean and co-star Natalie Wood instant cultural icons. Ray’s use of color and the CinemaScope screen remains groundbreaking, rivaling Hitchcock for striking frame compositions and bold symbolism. Co-starring Sal Mineo, Jim Backus and Dennis Hopper, and featuring the Griffith Park Observatory. “The film still breathes like a hurt, brooding animal. It's an indelible vision of a pretty 1950s America with a searing crack in it … a movie so audacious it can only be poetry, a kind of cinematic free verse.” - Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle.


Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Fri, Jan 3, 2014 • 7:30pm