Drive-In Screening: SMOOTH TALK

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Date and Time

Fri, Dec 4
8:45 PM - 11:00 PM CST

Price

$12 per car (includes one driver) + $8 per additional passenger

Special Information

Ticket sales end at 4:00 PM the day of the show. All tickets must be ordered online before the event. We will not be offering tickets for sale at the event.

Location

Rocket Cinema at Pioneer Farms
10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754

Please note: due to inclement weather, the date for this Drive-In screening at Rocket Cinema at Pioneer Farms has been changed to Friday, December 4th. 

Newly Restored. This remarkable 1985 coming-of-age story stars Laura Dern in a breakthrough performance as a rebellious teenage girl – bored with her lower-middle-class suburban existence – who relishes every opportunity to meet cute boys. When a charismatic but creepy older stranger, played by Treat Williams, pushes her boundaries to the breaking point, she must face the world and her place in it.

Based on a Joyce Carol Oates story, SMOOTH TALK is directed with great sensitivity by Joyce Chopra, who fills in some of the gender-blind blanks of the ’80s teen movie, and deploys a Hitchcockian register of suspense as the two principals face off.

The New Yorker’s Richard Brody says, “The film’s power is enormous throughout; spare means (long-held close-ups, a four-minute take of sisterly confessions) evoke a drama that seems to have been filmed holding its breath.”

 

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