Event Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017, 4:00 pm
The Manchurian Candidate Screening And Discussion
Tickets: $20 and include complimentary popcorn. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
About The Manchurian Candidate
Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is a Staff Sergeant in the Korean war serving alongside Major Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) when their patrol is ambushed by Communist soldiers. Having escaped, the squad returns to the US where Raymond is to receive the Medal of Honor for single-handedly saving the lives of his squad. Marco, however, becomes suspicious of Shaw after his recurring nightmares lead him to believe there is more to the rescue than meets the eye and launches himself into a world of corruption, politics, intrigue, and of course, brainwashing.
“The true mark of an essential film is how well it stands the test of time. When it was re-released in 1988, The Manchurian Candidate caused as much, or more, of a sensation than on its initial theatrical run, finding an entirely new generation of admirers. Since that time, it has taken on an almost mythic importance due to the events that transpired in its wake. NOT to be missed” – Variety Magazine
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