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The Asphalt Jungle
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 7:00pm
The Northwest Film Center and the PSU English Department would like to invite you to this month's film screenings for free! With the exception of the Portland International Film Festival, the NW Film Center's screenings are free to all PSU students, faculty and staff.

The Asphalt Jungle
US 1950
Director: John Huston

Exquisitely shot with the characteristic grit and innate beauty of the noir aesthetic, THE ASPHALT JUNGLE remains a classic of the genre. Sterling Hayden stars as tough guy Dix Handley, hired as the muscle for a gang plotting the perfect crime: a million-dollar jewelry store heist. Sam Jaffe portrays the criminal mastermind who hatches a plan so perfect it may just be their undoing. Huston displays his trademark appreciation for the social outsider as he masterfully weaves a seamless plot. A young, pre-stardom Marilyn Monroe co-stars. (112 min)

Sunday, December 21st, 2008
Whitsell Auditorium (1219 SW Park Ave)
7:00 pm
Free to PSU students, faculty and staff

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