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Big (1988)

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Big (1988)

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Thursday, January 19
7 pm
Cost: Free
A 12-year-old boy who has been transformed into a 35-year-old man by a carnival wishing machine.

USA | 130 min | PG | DCP | Dir. Penny Marshall

Tom Hanks plays Josh Baskin, a 12-year-old boy who has been transformed into a 35-year-old man by a carnival wishing machine. Elizabeth Perkins plays Susan, the sophisticated lady executive who falls in love with him. (Criterion Distribution)

"Pretty soon, the viewer forgets that what’s happening on screen has no basis in reality. The characters are having too much fun enjoying life away from responsibility, which begs the question why adults get so serious when there is fun to be had in almost any situation." (Variety)

USA | 130 min | PG | DCP | Dir. Penny Marshall

Tom Hanks plays Josh Baskin, a 12-year-old boy who has been transformed into a 35-year-old man by a carnival wishing machine. Elizabeth Perkins plays Susan, the sophisticated lady executive who falls in love with him. (Criterion Distribution)

"Pretty soon, the viewer forgets that what’s happening on screen has no basis in reality. The characters are having too much fun enjoying life away from responsibility, which begs the question why adults get so serious when there is fun to be had in almost any situation." (Variety)

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