WXXI Classical Presents series
ROAD TO PERDITION
Screening and Panel Discussion
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022
Little Theatre 5 (approx. 8 Winthrop St.)
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ABOUT THE EVENT
Having achieved something wonderful with American Beauty, director Sam Mendes and American composer Thomas Newman teamed up again in 2002 for Road to Perdition, a slick American crime drama starring Tom Hanks and Paul Newman set during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
ABOUT THE FILM
A mob enforcer’s son in 1930s Illinois witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge. Starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Daniel Craig, Stanley Tucci, and Tyler Hoechlin. Featuring an Oscar-nominated Original Score by Thomas Newman.
1 hour 57 mins | Drama/Crime/Thriller | 2002 | USA
English | Rated R
Directed by Sam Mendes
ABOUT THE SERIES
WXXI Classical Presents is a series of films that are related to classical music in some way, co-produced by WXXI Classical and The Little Theatre. Selected by classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in an exciting or non-traditional narrative way.