THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD

Director Andrew Dominik
Year 2007
Starring Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck
Rating R
Run Time 160min
More Info IMDb

Rooms seemed hotter when he was in them, rain fell straighter, clocks slowed,” is how the legendary bank robber is described in THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, a stunningly beautiful reinvention of the Western by Andrew Dominik. Casey Affleck is the awkward young acolyte whose life becomes dramatically intertwined with the charismatic criminal, who is played by Brad Pitt. Stunningly photographed by the great Roger Deakins and featuring a heartbreakingly beautiful score by Nick Cave, THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES is conceived as a reflection on the past, filmed in a series of beautifully realized tableaux. The film instantly developed a cult following, yet is rarely revived on the big screen. Don't miss this chance to see it in beautiful 35mm.

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The Forever Fest 2014 Schedule Is Here!

The Forever Fest 2014 Schedule Is Here!

Badges are on sale now for this year's celebration of girlie pop culture (Nov 14-16), which includes MEAN GIRLS with Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese and Daniel DeSanto and AMIRA & SAM with Martin Starr, Paul Wesley and Dina Shihabi.