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Film: Free Members-Only Screening: Wilson
March 16, 2017 • 7:30 pm PDT
2017, 101 min, color, DCP | Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, based on Wilson by Daniel Clowes; directed by Craig Johnson; with Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Isabella Amara, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines, Margo Martindale, Mary Lynn Rajskub
For LACMA Film Club and Film Independent members only
Includes a conversation with actor Laura Dern
From Craig Johnson, the director of the 2014 film The Skeleton Twins, and the inspired comics writer/artist Daniel Clowes (whose work was the source material for films such as the intimately observed Ghost World and Art School Confidential) comes an adaptation of Clowes’s entertaining comics examination of a terribly hard-to-like loner named, well, Wilson. As played by Woody Harrelson, Wilson seems to have the superpower of a force field of abrasiveness that constantly surrounds him, leading to the irritation of all those he comes into contact with—a circle that grows when he crosses paths with his ex-wife, Pippi (Laura Dern). Further, the smug and outspoken Wilson has to cope with a new fact of life—meeting his teenaged daughter (Isabella Amara) for the first time. Clowes adapted his graphic novel, and the Wilson cast also includes Judy Greer, Margo Martindale, and Mary Lynn Rajskub.
In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA
Film Independent and LACMA Film Club members can reserve tickets starting at 12 pm on Thursday, February 16. | Free; limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. | Reserve Tickets
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the screening can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved seating. Ticketed guests must be in their seats 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seats may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.