ESSENTIAL CINEMA

WE OWN THE NIGHT

Starring Joaquin Pheonix, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall and Eva Mendes

Director James Gray is one of the modern masters of American storytelling; his films, always New York set, have a profound sense of classic drama and an inimitable use of light and color, stemming from the directors early ambitions to be a painter.  In the 1980s set WE OWN THE NIGHT, a successful club manager’s loyalties are tested when a city-wide drug war threatens his police force family members.

“A TREMENDOUSLY crafted crime drama.”--Andrew O’Hehir, Salon.com

“A bloody, passionate melodrama.. demonstrates a rough, lived-in authority and an unpretentious sense of craft.”--A.O Scott, The New York Times


SCREENING INFO

Tuesday, August 14, 7:00 PM
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
(1120 S. Lamar)
Tickets: $8 General Admission / $5 for AFS Members / FREE for Season Pass Holders & Premiere Members

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