SWFS: Death of a Salesman

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Wednesday November 14

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7:00 PM  –  9:30 PM

Six Week Film School: Classic Broadway Stage to Stylized Hollywood Screen

Arthur Miller's revered drama focuses on Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman), an aging traveling salesman in the midst of a major crisis. Burdened by financial woes and distanced from his wife, Linda (Kate Reid), and two grown sons, Biff (John Malkovich) and Happy (Stephen Lang), the increasingly unstable Willy dwells on various memories of his family and his career as he looks back to find out what went wrong with his life. Directed by Volker Schlöndorff. FREE to attend. PG / 136 min.

The Six Week Film School is co-sponsored by Illinois State University's Department of English and the Normal Theater. Notes on this class screening can be found on our website by following this link.