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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13)

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:30 pm
- 9:15 pm

| Free

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Part of Pentangle’s Thank You Thursday Free Film Series

Thursday, August 3
7:30 pm

Free. Donations gratefully accepted.

Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris’ trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of class-cutting. Writer/director John Hughes once again tries to wed satire, slapstick, and social commentary, as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off starts like a house afire and goes on to make “serious” points about status-seeking and casual parental cruelties. It brightens up considerably in the last few moments, when Ferris’ tattletale sister (Jennifer Grey) decides to align herself with her merry prankster sibling. A huge moneymaker, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off eventually spawned a TV sitcom. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck and Jeffrey Jones

Directed by John Hughes

Run Time: 1 hr. 43 min.

Details

Date:
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Woodstock Town Hall Theatre
31 The Green
Woodstock, VT 05091 United States
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Phone:
802-457-3981
Website:
www.pentanglearts.org