arts 02.9.11

The Susan Sarandon Picture Show
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The Susan Sarandon Picture Show
From midnight movies (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) and romantic comedies (Bull Durham) to cult lesbian vampire flicks (The Hunger) and feminist road movies (Thelma & Louise), Susan Sarandon's multi-faceted career has earned her five Oscar nominations, including a win for her brilliant turn in Dead Man Walking. BAMcinématek celebrates the iconic actress with some of her biggest hits alongside remarkable work in unsung gems, culminating in an in-depth conversation with Sarandon on BAM's Opera House stage.


Romance & Cigarettes
*Q&A with Sarandon and John Turturro

Turturro updates the musical by setting it in New York (Sarandon and James Gandolfini play husband and wife) with tunes ranging from Springsteen to Berlin.

Light Sleeper
*Q&A with Susan Sarandon and Paul Schrader

Willem Dafoe is a high-end drug dealer who sells his wares exclusively in trendy nightclubs and upscale apartments—until his employer (Sarandon) contemplates changing her racket.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Stranded in a storm, a young couple (Sarandon and Bostwick) seek refuge in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a "sweet transvestite from Transexual, Transylvania."

Bull Durham
*In-depth conversation with Sarandon on BAM's Opera House stage

Sarandon stars as a world-class baseball groupie who takes wild rookie Tim Robbins under her wing.


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