1974. USA. Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk. 155.
Movie maverick Cassavetes paints a stark, heartbreaking portrait of a housewife’s decline into madness and the toll it takes on her husband and family. Anchored by Rowland’s iconic performance, this remains among the most influential, affecting works in American independent cinema.
35mm print from the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Preservation Funded by The Film Foundation
DATE: Tonight, February 26
PLACE: CFS, Goldsmith Family Cinema