Doug Benson's Movie Interruption: Road House
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Showings
State TheatreFri, Aug 1 11:59 PM
Sponsored by:
Brian Steinberg
Start time: 12:15 am
Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:Midnight
Release Year:1989
Runtime:114 min.
Type of Film:Feature Narrative
Rating:R
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Portuguese
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Patrick Swayze
Kelly Lynch
Sam Elliott
Ben Gazzara
Marshall R. Teague
Julie Michaels
Director:Rowdy Herrington
Produced by:Joel Silver
Screenwriter:David Lee Henry
Hilary Henkin
Cinematography:Dean Cundey
Editing By:John F. Link
Frank J. Urioste
Music By:Michael Kamen
Description
Please note: This screening starts at 12:15am

When Doug Benson told us he wanted to return to the Traverse City Film Festival this year and do one of his famous Movie Interruptions, there was really only one film that came to mind—a film of such raw masculinity, such compelling Zen wisdom and deep human insight, such beautiful mustaches and mullets, and such blistering pain that it remains the gold standard of 80s prestige filmmaking (read: it’s gloriously campy). Benson and buddies will seat themselves in the front row of the State with microphones in hand to hilariously riff on the timeless story of Dalton (Patrick Swayze), a barroom bouncer (or “cooler” as they say in the biz) on a mission to bring peace to a sleazy saloon.
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