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Polly Platt Double Feature: Terms Of Endearment (1983) & The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

James L. Brooks & George Miller

A Polly Platt Double Feature!

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983 – Rated PG) will start at 6:30pm on 3/11 and THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK (1987 – Rated R) will start at approximately 8:50pm. Join for one or both for the price of a single ticket.

Polly Platt was an Oscar-nominated production designer, screenwriter, producer and executive who put her stamp on some of the greatest and most loved films of the 1970s and 80s. She had a major impact on the careers of Barbra Streisand, Tatum O’Neal, Garry Marshall, Cameron Crowe and Wes Anderson and also lived an epic Hollywood life off-screen. Here more about Polly Platt in the amazing YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS podcast mini-series “POLLY PLATT: THE INVISIBLE WOMAN”

The Sidewalk Cinema presents a double feature of two major highlights from Platt’s impressive career, TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983) & THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK (1987) – she served as production designer on both films. She was nominated for and Academy Award for her work on TERMS OF ENDEARMENT. Platt was the first female film art director to be accepted into the Art Director’s Guild.

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Directed by James L. Brooks
Rated PG / Narrative / 2 hour 12 minutes

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter’s family problems.

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Directed by George Miller
Rated R / Narrative / 1 hour 58 minutes

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.





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August 21-27, 2023

Sidewalk Film Festival

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