Saturday, Aug 6 at 3:15 pm
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Douglas Trumbull. 1983, 106 mins. 70mm print courtesy of the Chicago Film Society. With Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson. Douglas Trumbull’s science-fiction thriller about a device that can record thoughts and dreams features stunning visual effects to portray telepathic experiences, cutting between widescreen and standard size. One of only two films directed by visual effects legend Trumbull, renowned for his work on such films as 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Tree of Life, Brainstorm also features the last performance by Natalie Wood, who died during the making of the film.