Wednesday, April 23

Repertory Series ArchiveKids' Movies Not Just For Kids

Pee-wee’s Big Adventure


(1985) dir Tim Burton w/Pee-wee Herman, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger [90 min; tbd]
Come along on a wild and surreal road-trip as perpetual man-child Pee-wee searches for his stolen love… his customized, cherry red bicycle. PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE remains one of the most purely enjoyable movies of the 80s – for people of all ages.

“Like a wave of fresh, spring air following one of the rottenest winters on record, PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE wafts into the Brattle like a warm rain, green grass, fun and flowers.” Brattle Film Notes contributor Leo Racicot waxes rhapsodic in the opening to his commentary on PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE. Read the rest of Leo’s Film Notes essay


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