The Killing of John Lennon
United Kingdom, 2006, 114 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Biopic, Crime, Historic, Social Issues, Thriller
January 18 - 24
The Killing of John Lennon is a chilling insight into the mind of Mark David Chapman, the 25 year old narcissist who gunned down John Lennon outside his Dakota apartment in New York in 1980. Meticulously researched and filmed over three years on actual locations where events occurred, it is a gritty and imagistic examination of a celebrity stalker’s mind leading up to the kill and a look into his descent into madness and exorcism. Its theme of bomb ticking loneliness and, by extension, the notion that America is a nation of angry strangers who vent paranoid resentment toward public figures, couldn’t be more resonant today.
Remember a more innocent time before the world came crashing down. When you purchase a ticket to THE KILLING OF JOHN LENNON you get FREE admission to any showing of the classic Beatles film A HARD DAY'S NIGHT playing Jan 18 - 20 at the Starz FilmCenter. FREE tickets available at the box office only.
Sponsored by Black & Read.
DIRECTOR: Andrew Piddington
US Distributor: IFC Films
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