smARTfilms: Darkness At Noon – “Body Heat” (Matinee)
Curated by Tova Gannana, smARTfilms: Darkness At Noon explores the 1970s in American Cinema.
Auditorium opens at 1:30 PM
Movies begin at 2:00 PM
Featured Film – Body Heat (1981)
Directed by Lawrence Kasdan
Rated R – This film contains mature situations/themes and may not be appropriate for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
Lawyer Ned Racine (William Hurt) begins a passionate affair with Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner), wife of a wealthy Florida businessman (Richard Crenna). With the help of one of his criminal clients, bomb maker Teddy Lewis (Mickey Rourke), Ned hatches a scheme to kill Matty’s husband so that they can run away together with his money. But complications build upon double-crosses, launching the hapless lawyer into a situation far more treacherous than he imagined.