“I guess I started smoking when I was about… four. My momma was already dead then from lung cancer.”
Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – wouldn’t be complete without a screening of David Lynch‘s 1990 cult-classic WILD AT HEART. One of our favourite onscreen couples features Cage (in fine form, sporting an iconic, snakeskin jacket that represents a symbol of individuality, and a belief in personal freedom) and Laura Dern as young lovers Sailor and Lula, forced to go on the run from the variety of weirdos that Lula’s mom has hired to kill Sailor. Also starring Diane Ladd (Dern’s mother!), Willem Dafoe, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, Sherilyn Fenn and Isabella Rossellini.
“Joltingly violent, wickedly funny and rivetingly erotic.” (Variety)
“Lynch’s kinky fairy tale is a triumph of startling images and comic invention.” (Rolling Stone)
Friday, October 2
Doors 9:30 | Movie 10:00 pm
Tickets $15 HERE| $15 at the door
*Minors welcome in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.
PLEASE NOTE: All of the Rio Theatre’s screenings are operating at a sharply reduced capacity. We can’t guarantee availability of tickets at the door, so advance tickets for all screening events are strongly recommended. Our online box office can be found at www.riotheatretickets.ca. Online sales for every screening automatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.
WILD AT HEART (David Lynch, 1990 / 124 mins / 18A) Lovers on the run from an angry mother, a private detective and a hit man, encounter a plethora of grotesques and stop for plenty of explicit sex.