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Member Screening: ON THE ROAD Wednesday, 1/9/13



Dear members,

 

Cinema/Chicago and IFC Films cordially invite you to an exclusive screening of ON THE ROAD on Wednesday, January 9 at 7:00pm, at AMC River East 21.

 

Please RSVP with your name and current membership# to membership@chicagofilmfestival.com

 

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY (recommend 30-45 minutes early) as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity. Admission is not guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. Due to space limitations, we are unable to accommodate guests of Cinema/Chicago members at this screening (with the exception of Producer and Founder's Club members).

 

To view the film's trailer: www.themadones.us

 

Synopsis

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Walter Salles and based on the iconic novel by Jack KerouacON THE ROAD tells the provocative story of Sal Paradise (Sam Riley), a young writer whose life is shaken and ultimately redefined by the arrival of Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund), a free-spirited, fearless, fast talking Westerner and his girl, Marylou  (Kristen Stewart).

Traveling cross-country, Sal and Dean venture out on a personal quest for freedom from the conformity and conservatism engulfing them in search of the unknown, themselves, and the pursuit of “it” -- the pure essence of experience.

Seeking unchartered terrain and the last American frontier, the duo encounter an eclectic mix of men and women - Bull (Viggo Mortensen), Camille (Kirsten Dunst), Carlo (Tom Sturridge), Jane (Amy Adams), Terry (Alice Braga), Galatéa (Elisabeth Moss) - each impacting their journey indelibly.

ON THE ROAD will be in theaters January 18.