FREEWAY (1996)

ROAD TRIP is a new limited screening series at The Paradise Theatre featuring the best road movies to grace the screen. This season of Road Trip we tackle HIGHWAY ANXIETY: unfamiliar landscapes, murderous truckers, and deadly wrong turns highlight this 6-film series. Fasten your seatbelts!

Reese Witherspoon as potty-mouthed white trash Vanessa Lutz is among her most underrated roles. In this modern take on Little Red Riding Hood, Kiefer Sutherland plays the not subtly named Bob Wolverton, a serial killer who meets his match in Vanessa, a fifteen year old on her way to her grandmother’s after her parents are both arrested. Bob picks her up hitchhiking, gains her trust and then reveals himself - but Vanessa is sharp and quick, shooting him and leaving him for dead. Trouble is, he doesn’t die, and instead she finds herself on trial. Can this bad behaving juvenile delinquent win against a well-respected school counselor? You better believe she won’t go down without a fight! Written and directed by Matthew Bright, best known as the screenwriter for FORBIDDEN ZONE, FREEWAY is impressive and often hilarious with a great support cast including Brooke Shields, Amanda Plummer and Dan Hedaya. (Cristina Cacciopo)

(Courtesy of American Genre Film Archive)

Sunday September 3rd, 7 PM/6:30 PM Doors

Door tickets are available for purchase on the day of screening. Refunds can be requested up to 12 hours before the screening. All refunds must be requested and processed through eventbrite.

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Directed by:
Matthew Bright
Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland
United States of America (the)
102 mins

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