The Last Picture Show
A masterpiece whichever way you look at it..Peter Bogdanovich's 1971 ode to a Texan small town is baked in the summer heat of eroticism and sexual tension. ” Peter Bradshaw ★★★★★
Marking the passing of legendary director Peter Bogdanovich and his film’s 50th year, TPH presents an American classic, The Last Picture Show.
High school seniors and best friends, Sonny (Timothy Bottoms) and Duane (Jeff Bridges), live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy (Cybill Shepherd), while Sonny is having an affair with the coach’s wife, Ruth (Cloris Leachman). As graduation nears, both boys contemplate their futures.
While Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business, each boy struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.
- 118 MINS