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July 27, 2005

Last Days

The IFP/Chicago Facets Film Series Presents

Film still: Last Days
"Van Sant's new detached almost documentary approach to filmmaking along with his skewered chronology is refreshing"
  —Film Threat
"An opaque masterpiece...the brilliant concluding chapter in the death trilogy that inspired Gus Van Sant's artistic rebirth"
  —Village Voice
"One of this year's indisputably great films...Last Days makes for hypnotic viewing"
  —New York Times

Fresh from Cannes, come to this preview of Gus Van Sant's new film, Last Days, starring Michael Pitt. A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's. Starring Michael Pitt, Kim Gordon and Asia Argento. Directed by Gus Van Sant, 2004, USA, 97 min.

Producer Dany Wolf will be present for a pre-screening workshop and Q&A, beginning at 6pm.

AFTER-SCREENING PARTY! Join us at: THE GRAND CENTRAL 950 W Wrightwood, 9:30 p.m.; Sponsored by CORZO TEQUILA


  • Wed., July 27 at 7 pm
    (Workshop begins at 6 pm)
    Free for IFP, NATAS and FACETS members!
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$9 general admission

FREE for Facets Members

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