1980, USA, Martin Scorsese, 129 min.
Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci.
Introduced by director Pam MacKinnon.
Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum.
Tickets are available for pick-up after 8:00 p.m. at the will call table in the K2 Lounge (limited capacity).
About the Speaker
Pam MacKinnon's recent credits include Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Broadway, Arena, Steppenwolf; Tony Award and Drama Desk Awards for Best Director of a Play, Outer Critics Circle nomination); Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park (Broadway, Mark Taper, Playwrights Horizons; Tony and Lortel nominations and Obie Award for Direction); Horton Foote's Harrison, TX (Primary Stages); Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman (SCR); Craig Lucas' The Lying Lesson (Atlantic); Itamar Moses' Completeness (Playwrights Horizons, SCR). She is a frequent interpreter of the plays of Edward Albee, having directed six of his plays, including the world premieres of Occupant (Signature) and Peter and Jerry, now titled At Home at the Zoo, (Second Stage and Hartford). She is an alumna of the Drama League and the Lincoln Center Directors' Lab and chairman of the board of the downtown theater CLUBBED THUMB, dedicated to new American plays.
Mind Over Matter Trivia:
- Martin Scorsese chose to use Hershey’s chocolate for blood, reasoning that it would look better in black and white.
- To best prepare for his role, Robert De Niro entered into three actual boxing matches in Brooklyn, winning two of the three.
- Martin Scorsese wrote the script in an astonishing two weeks in seclusion on St. Martin Island in the Caribbean.