Friday, August 10 - Saturday, August 18, 2018
20th Anniversary! 35mm Print!
The dazzling sophomore film from Wes Anderson is equal parts coming-of-age story, French New Wave homage, and screwball comedy. Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy’s most extracurricular student—and its least scholarly. He faces expulsion and enters into unlikely friendships with both a lovely first-grade teacher (Olivia Williams) and a melancholy self-made millionaire (Bill Murray, in an award-winning performance). Set to a soundtrack of classic British Invasion tunes, Rushmore defies categorization, capturing the pain and exuberance of adolescence with wit, emotional depth, and cinematic panache. – Criterion Collection
Screening as part of our summer Weekend Classics series, Too Cool for School.
- Country USA
- Rating R
- Year 1998
- Running Time 93 minutes
- Director Wes Anderson
- Writer Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson
- Editor David Moritz
- Cinematographer Robert Yeoman
- Cast Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel, Luke Wilson
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