FORMAT: 35mm film
RUNTIME: 115 minutes
WHEN: Friday Jan 22 and Saturday Jan 23 @ 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sunday Jan 24 @ 3 p.m.
WHERE: 5th Ave Cinema, 510 SW Hall St. @ PSU
ADMISSION: FREE for PSU Students, Faculty and Staff with ID; $2 for
Other Students, Seniors and Children; $3 General Admission
Can anything be bleaker than the shabby slums of Berlin? Yes, argues director Werner Herzog in Stroszek: try Wisconsin sometime. Bruno S. stars as an ex-mental patient who dreams of the so-called promised land of America. He aligns himself with like-minded prostitute Eva Mattes and elderly, near-senile Clemens Scheitz. Upon their arrival in Wisconsin, the three misfits find that they're just as trapped in Dairy Country as they'd been in Germany--if not more so. The sour and bitter Stroszek earned worldwide critical and commercial acclaim. ~ New York Times
See a brief clip of the film here: