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TRAILER TREATS 2018 • Thursday, July 19, Doors at 7:30

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Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Special Engagements ArchiveA Year of Women in Cinema: '80s Comedy

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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Double Feature with VALLEY GIRL at 1:30, 5:30 & 9:30

(1982) dir Amy Heckerling w/Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Moranus, Brian Backer, Phoebe Cates, Ray Walston [90 min; 35mm]
Now considered one of the most iconic movies of the 80s teen comedy boom (it’s even on the Library of Congress’s Film Preservation List), Fast Times landed in theaters with a thud. It’s sympathetic and hilarious portrayals of SoCal teens as they cruise through malls, work part time jobs and talk endlessly about sex and dating has made it a classic. Fast Times launched the film careers of Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Lee, Judge Reinhold, Cameron Crowe and Amy Heckerling. It is also that rarest of things, a comedy about teens, for teens with an R-rating.

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’
Brattle Film Notes: Special Pages | Women Directors behind ’80s Comedy

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