"Rarely screened, Robert Rossen's fascinatingly fractured Lilith (1964) centers on a theme — women, sex, and psychopathology — somewhat in vogue at the time. Two months before Lilith's release, Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie, starring Tippi Hedren as a "frigid" habitual swindler eventually cured by Sean Connery, arrived in theaters; three years earlier, Elia Kazan's Splendor in the Grass featured Natalie Wood being sent to an asylum, her crack-up the result of her unconsummated lust for Warren Beatty, making his feature debut.
"Seberg — haunting and fey, eons removed from the pixieish sphinx she played in Godard's Breathless...indelibly imprints the film with otherworldliness." (Read more...)
Lilith will be screened at the NY City Film Anthology Archive, 32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, on Friday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. To find out more, click HERE.
To learn more about the new award-winning documentary Movie Star: The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg by Garry McGee and Kelly & Tammy Rundle, visit www.JeanSebergMovie.com!