The Thin Red Line
Introduced by critic Matt Zoller Seitz (Moving Image Source, Salon)Dir. Terrence Malick. 1998, 170 mins.
With James Caviezel, Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Nick Nolte. Based on the novel by James Jones. The horrific and chaotic Battle of Gaudalcanal during World War II is the setting for Malick’s brooding meditation on the meaninglessness of war, the beauty of nature, and the mystery of human behavior.
Free with Museum admission.