Event: 'Great American Film: Pleasantville' Print
Date: Sunday, August 04, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Great American Film: Pleasantville

Sunday, August 4, 2:00 pm, Chiego Lecture Hall


From summer vacations to soda jerks, four films pay homage to Norman Rockwell’s Post-World War II America in the McNay’s Great American Film Festival. Free with museum admission. Some films may not be appropriate for all audiences.

■ 1:00 pm Tour of Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

■ 1:30 pm Classic American snacks

■ 2:00 pm Feature film

Brother and sister played by Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon travel back in time to 1950s Pleasantville, a fictional sitcom reminiscent of Leave it to Beaver. The siblings experience culture shock as they adjust to the wholesome nature of their peers. USA. 1998. English, 124 minutes, color. PG-13. © New Line Cinema

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