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Night Games

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Aug 14 2022
Night Games

One of John Waters’ favorite films tells of an unstable man who brings his fiancée to his childhood home where memories of his Oedipal fixation on his dissolute mother begin to undermine his current relationship.

Sweden, 1966, Mai Zetterling

One of John Waters’ all-time favorite films, Mai Zetterling’s scandalous sophomore directorial outing was denied a public screening at the 1966 Venice Film Festival. (The jury viewed it privately.) This lightning rod of a movie also prompted former child star Shirley Temple to resign from the board of the San Francisco Film Festival when they refused to pull it from their program. It tells of an unstable man who brings his fiancée to his palatial childhood

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