Screening
Face/Off

Part of See It Big! Action
Saturday, June 8, 7:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Dir John Woo. 1997, 138 mins. 35mm. With Nicolas Cage, John Travolta, Joan Allen. Woo’s third American effort remains one of his most-realized statements. Grieving FBI Agent Sean Archer (Nicolas Cage) seeks revenge for the death of his son from hilariously named villain Castor Troy (John Travolta), yet, in a surprise twist, must assume Castor’s identity courtesy of a radical face transplant surgery to stop the detonation of a nuclear device. If that were not enough, Castor opts to take on the face of his enemy, so we find Cage-as-Travolta and Travolta-as-Cage battling it out in a symphony of masculine over-performance and Woo-style creative destruction.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online.(Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.)

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