The Sting 1973 PG

2.50PM Sun 5 Jun 2022 (2hrs 9mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Ticketed

SYNOPSIS

Circa 1936, con artist Robert Redford goes to his mentor, Paul Newman, for help when their mutual friend is whacked by the henchmen of numbers racketeer Robert Shaw. Newman decides to get a gang together that will put in play a complex scheme to fleece homicidal high-roller Shaw of a small fortune. The sterling cast includes Charles Durning, Ray Walston and Eileen Brennan. The epitome of the 1970s buddy film, The Sting won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Screenplay (by David S. Ward), Costume Design, Art Direction and Music (Marvin Hamlisch, adapted from Scott Joplin’s ragtime tunes).’ American Cinémathèque

PG | Medium level violence, Low level coarse language

CREDITS

35MM, COLOUR, DOLBY DIGITAL, 129 MINUTES, USA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: GEORGE ROY HILL / SCRIPT: DAVID S. WARD / CINEMATOGRAPHER: ROBERT SURTEES / EDITOR: WILLIAM REYNOLDS / CAST: ROBERT REDFORD, PAUL NEWMAN, ROBERT SHAW / PRINT SOURCE /RIGHTS: UNIVERSAL PICTURES / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP