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Film Screening: Splendor in the Grass @ Soper Reese
August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The touching 1961 drama, “Splendor in the Grass,” starring Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty, screens at the Soper Reese Theatre on Tuesday, August 14, at 1:00 and 6:00 pm. Entry to the film is by donation.
Written by Willian Inge and directed by Elia Kazan, Splendor in the Grass is a sensitively handled love story considered to be one of director Elia Kazan’s masterpieces. A powerful film about a small town love affair between two teenagers which examines growing pains, repressed sexuality, and social hypocrisy. Features Warren Beatty in an astonishing screen debut and Natalie Wood at her very best.
The movie is sponsored by Vivian Wilson and Jean Mead. Rated G. Run time is 2 hours and 4 minutes. The Soper Reese Theatre is located at 275 S. Main St., Lakeport, 707-263-0577, soperreesetheatre.com.