Friday, March 16 - Sunday, March 18, 2018
“‘Some day I’d like to see some of this country we’re travelling through’ says one of the fugitive couple in They Live By Night. Two decades later, their spiritual children had gone ‘underground’, discovered dope, rock and road… and a preference for male friendships. In this amalgam of travelogue and the zoom lens, a beatific Fonda and his mumbling St John go looking for America, financed courtesy of a coke deal with Phil Spector.” – Time Out (London)
Screening as part of the Weekend Classics series Uneasy Riders: 60s Hollywood, part of Carnegie Hall’s The ’60s: The Years that Changed America festival.
- Country USA
- Rating R
- Year 1969
- Running Time 95 minutes
- Director Dennis Hopper
- Writer Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern, Peter Fonda
- Editor Donn Cambern
- Cinematographer Baird Bryant, László Kovács
- Cast Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper
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