Saturday, Dec 2 at 1:00 pm
Location: Bartos Screening Room
NOTE: The December 3 screening will take place in the Redstone Theater.
Dir. Robert Altman. 1980, 114 mins. 35mm print courtesy of the Robert Altman Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive. With Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston. A large-scale musical about the cartoon character Popeye seemed like an odd choice for director Robert Altman, his trademark messy realism an unlikely fit for the stylization of a comic book. Yet the film has stood the test of time, and it is now regarded not only as one of Altman’s neglected gems but also as one of Robin Williams’s most brilliant screen performances.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members at the Senior/Student level and above. Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.