April 4-14, 2019

Synopsis

Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason and Piper Laurie star in this Academy Award-winning film about an up-and-coming pool player who decides to take on the long-time champion in one single, high-stakes match that just may end up costing him everything.

Presented by RiverRun 2018 Master of Cinema Piper Laurie and film historian Foster Hirsch

35mm print courtesy of UNCSA Moving Image Archives

Film generously sponsored by Susan Von Cannon & Franklyn Millman

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