(Utica, NY – Sept. 2013) On Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 pm, the Utica Public Library will screen this highly acclaimed crime family classic. The American Film Institute has designated this 1972 feature as the second best film in the history of American cinema.
Director Stanley Kubrick hailed this award winning work as the best American film ever made. This richly detailed, sprawling epic about a Mafia family is completely mesmerizing and filled with startling visuals that are not to be forgotten.
Winning Best Picture, this screen saga also boasted stellar performances by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Diane Keaton. Based on Mario Puzo’s sensational bestseller, the film received an astounding 11 Oscar nominations. See it on the big screen in the library gallery.
As a special treat, library staffer, Dorothy Voce will make a batch of her delicious soft Italian cookies.
The film is rated R and is free to the public. Free refreshments.
For more information, call 735-2279.