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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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Director’s Cut! Government agents are baffled as escalating UFO activity is reported across the globe, leaving observers possessed by mysterious visions and a maddening melody of five musical notes. As two witnesses (Richard Dreyfus and Melinda Dillon) attempt to make sense of what they've seen, they're drawn towards an encounter in the Black Hills of Wyoming that will change their lives forever. Loosely based on a film he made when he was 17, Steven Spielberg's follow-up to Jaws is a science fiction masterpiece, featuring gorgeous effects work by Douglas Trumbull (2001: A Space Odyssey) and a captivating ensemble cast.

Rewind\\Redesign is a recurring series where Paradise invites a local, celebrated artist to pick a favourite movie and redesign its poster. This edition of Rewind\\Redesign features artwork courtesy of Drew Shannon. Signed, limited-edition prints will be available for sale before and after the show.

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“Spielberg's greatest work.”
Time Out
“One of the great moviegoing experiences.”
Roger Ebert
“A film of incredible power and intensity.”
The Hollywood Reporter
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Featuring: Melinda Dillon Teri Garr Richard Dreyfuss François Truffaut Bob Balaban
Country: USA Year: 1977 Runtime: 137 mins Rating: G