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A Special Event! Film Classics in 35mm! Post-film Book Signing! Scott Edwards presents


1982 | Tony Richardson


Scott Edwards, author of the new book Quintessential Jack: The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen (McFarland, 2017), appears in person to introduce and lead a discussion after a lesser-known Nicholson film that has contemporary relevance. In The Border, Nicholson plays a new Texas immigration enforcement agent who succumbs to the corruption of his colleagues (Harvey Keitel, Warren Oates) before trying to make amends by helping a young immigrant mother. With Valerie Perrine; music by Ry Cooder. “Perhaps the most underseen and underrated film, and performance, of Nicholson’s career…It’s time it got its due.” –Oliver Lyttelton. Edwards will sell and sign books after the screening. Scope print! 108 min.

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.

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Sunday 3/11
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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