Film Series

Thursday, March 20, 2008
Non-Western Westerns

Part of Non-Western Westerns

Date + Time

Thursday, March 20, 2008
6:30 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

A Girl Is a Gun (Une Aventure de Billy le Kid), Luc Moullet, 1971, 100 min.

Sometimes described as an "acid Western," A Girl Is a Gun is certainly a weird trip. French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud stars as Billy the Kid, attempting to escape capture somewhere near the Mexican border. The film removes all narrative pretext to concentrate on an intense and twisted relationship between a man and a woman in a bizarre, elemental wilderness. Also notable is the droning, psychedelic soundtrack by Moullet's brother Patrice.

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general, students, and seniors; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

Film at SFMOMA is generously supported by the Phyllis C. Wattis
Foundation and Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein.

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