STEVEN SPEILBERG | USA | 1971 | 90 MIN | PG | ENGLISH
Before he inspired oohs and aahs with E.T.’s unforgettable plight home, Steven Spielberg thrilled TV audiences with his astounding debut film about an unstoppable semi truck and its helpless target.
Cast: DENNIS WEAVER, JACQUELINE SCOTT, EDDIE FIRESTONE
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s Movie Club series.
Movie Club is a new monthly film series designed around the needs of film enthusiasts and students of cinema to be a forum for discussions of film analysis, aesthetics, history, and production. We kick off MOVIE CLUB with an ongoing showcase of first films by groundbreaking filmmakers from around the world and across film history. Each film will feature an introduction, robust post-viewing discussion, and a packet of suggested additional viewing, listening, and reading.