Southland Tales

From the Director of Donnie Darko; Boulder Premiere!

Southland Tales
Richard Kelly's Donnie Darko was said, at first, to be an acquired taste. Later it turned into a cult film sensation that still resonates even today with repeat screenings. Now comes his latest film and, again, it's being labeled as a messy and confrontational black comedy – but this time the political and dystopian tropes have really hit a nerve. Alternately described as "brilliant" or "flailing," it still made it onto some "top ten films of the year" lists and, we suspect, will ultimately become another cult gem. Special thanks to producer Judd Payne for bringing us this print personally!

Southland Tales

Fri & Sat February 15 & 16, 2008, 7:00 & 9:45, Muenzinger Auditorium

Germany, in English, Color, France:160 min (Cannes Film Festival) / USA:144 min, Rated R for language, violence, sexual material and some drug content., 2.35 : 1 • official site



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