American Graffiti

USA | 1973 | 110min | PG


American Graffiti tells the story of the final day of summer vacation before college, a group of high school graduates spend one last night cruising the local strip.

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 Director George Lucas set the semi-autobiographical vignettes in his own Modesto, California hometown and in the twilight of American innocence: with Mel’s Diner, drag racing, Inspiration Point and Wolfman Jack spinning classic rock, American Graffiti (and its yellow Deuce Coupe) became the cultural touchstone of a generation.

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Director: George Lucas
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard and Cindy Williams


 

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DETAILS

Screened with host Nathalie Atkinson and a special guest, in conversation about 1960s nostalgia, coming-of-age tales and classic cars.


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