Directed by Sidney Lumet; Starring Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden; 1982. 129 min. R
Sidney Lumet was known an actor’s director. In this multiple-Oscar nominated film, he directed Paul Newman as an alcoholic lawyer seeking redemption by taking on a seemingly hopeless case.
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at NAU Cline Library Assembly Hall.
The College of Arts and Letters Film Series is free and open to the public. Community members can print a complimentary parking pass for each film at http://nau.edu/Parking-Shuttle-Services/Guest-Parking/
The 2017 Fall College of Arts and Letters Film Series is seeing stars: The series’ theme —20th Century Fox: The Directors—There were five major film studios during Hollywood’s Golden Age, roughly the years from 1932-1947. All five of those studios are still actively producing entertainment productions today. The CAL Film Series has featured two of those studios in the past: Columbia and Warner Brothers. In the future, NAU plans to do series focus on MGM and Paramount.
Get to know about the movies and their famous directors at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings in the Cline Library Assembly Hall. Win prizes as film experts share little-known tidbits about the films, actors and the social issues that impacted the stories and their telling.