midnight@ten: The Graduate

| 1967 | 106 min. | | , ,
A Film by Mike Nichols

Saturday August 10, 2013


$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center or online BUY TICKETS

A Film by Mike Nichols

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross

If “The Graduate” were released today, it might not be in the form of a film.  The pervasive angst on display in this classic might instead be catalogued as a series of tweets by a character I am going to christen @benjaminb46, and which I will imagine, briefly, for you now.

June 6, 4:36 pm
just graduated.  finally.  have to say, i’m a little worried about my future.

June 13, 9:18 pm
parents throwing graduation party for me right now. any advice on investing in graphene? hear it’s the new plastic.

June 13 1:13 am
met a girl. kind of.

June 20 2:07 pm
how much do you think scuba gear will go for on ebay?

June 21 2:41 am
first dates are like playing a game but the rules don’t make any sense

June 30 10:03 pm
sometimes i wish i went to art school

July 7 6:56 pm
first date mistake #4: take girl to burlesque club then try to make out with her when she’s crying

July 23 10:16 am
been really busy. moved to berkeley. it’s complicated. how do you convince a girl that in fact it was her mother who came on to you?

July 23 4:49 pm
Carl Smith is a stupid name.

August 15 10:16 am
No one has any idea how good it feels to break up a wedding.  Try it. You’ll never be the same.

August 15 4:20 pm
Now what?

 

 

 

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Roger Ebert called The Graduate "the funniest American comedy of the year."  Its reputation has grown considerably since then and this film is now a classic by any measure.  The soundtrack is comprised of some of the best songs of the century.  The actors are legendary.  The story is timeless, yet the film is specific to its era.

Whether you've seen it one hundred times or you're completely new to The Graduate, there's no better way to experience it than on the big screen, in a restored print with surround sound, at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center.

Won the Oscar for Best Director. Nominated for Oscars in the Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actress, Cinematography, and Adapted Screenplay categories.

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