Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Thu, Aug 15, 2019

The Neo-Noir of John Dahl
Double Feature! Director John Dahl In Person!
Discussion between films with director John Dahl, THE LAST SEDUCTION producer Jon Shestack and editor Eric Beason, and ROUNDERS editor Scott Chestnut.
35 mm!
25th Anniversary!

1994, Park Circus/ITV, 110 min, UK/USA, Dir: John Dahl

Passion, greed and revenge forge a desperate triangle between Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino), who wants it all; husband Clay (Bill Pullman), a doctor forced to deal drugs to pay off their debt to a violent loan shark; and Mike (Peter Berg), drawn into a steamy affair with Bridget. When Bridget runs off with a cool million in drug money, Clay sends a resourceful private investigator to hunt her down; to keep her fortune, the young woman devises a scheme involving cheating husbands, angry wives, insurance policies and murder.

35 mm!

1998, Park Circus/Miramax, 118 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) loses his money in a poker game against Russian gangster Teddy “KGB” (John Malkovich). Under pressure from his girlfriend (Gretchen Mol), he quits gambling - until his friend, Lester “Worm” Murphy (Edward Norton), gets out of prison and needs to pay off an old debt to Teddy. One of the best poker movies ever made, this underrated gem costars John Turturro, Famke Janssen and Martin Landau.

35mm print of THE LAST SEDUCTION courtesy of the Sundance Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Aero Theatre • Thu, Aug 15, 2019 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Aero

Director John Dahl In Person!
Fri, Aug 16, 2019 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre