Film Screening: Forrest Gump
Film screening — 7:30 p.m., Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, Downtown Campus
Directed by Robert Zemeckis (United States, 1994, 142 minutes, color and b/w)
Starring Tom Hanks, Sally Fields, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise
Tom Hanks plays the title role of a man of less than average intelligence who lives an extraordinary life, managing to be involved with major events in American history from the 1950s through the 1980s. The film received six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Hanks. The film is being shown in conjunction with the December 1 appearance of Phillip Caruso, who was the still photographer for the film and ranks it as one of his favorites.