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Two Lane Blacktop + post-screening discussion

Drag racing east from Los Angeles in a souped-up ’55 Chevy are the wayward Driver and Mechanic (singer-songwriter James Taylor and the Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson, in their only acting roles), accompanied by a tagalong Girl (Laurie Bird). Along the way, they meet Warren Oates’s Pontiac GTO–driving wanderer and challenge him to a cross-country race. The king of the existential road movie, this maverick work is one of the artistic high points of 1970s cinema.

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On Wed 28 October there will be a post-screening discussion led by Maggie Hoffgen, Freelance Film Educator.