A lot of filmmakers these days are being
compared to John Cassavetes, so this look at the real thing from the folks at ArtsEmerson
might be illuminating. Faces
(1968) is typical of his visceral, cinéma-vérité
examinations of all too convincingly tormented relationships, as an older
married couple (John Marley and Gena Rowlands) break up and pursue younger
lovers. It's followed by a screening of Emerson film prof Tom Kingdon's short "Interfaces"
(2010), a look at a similar situation inspired by Cassavetes's film. They
screen at the Paramount
Center, 559 Washington St, Boston | March 4 @ 7 pm | $10; $5 students |
617.824.8000 or artsemerson.org.