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Art School Confidential

Art School Confidential

Art School Confidential

2006 / 102min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: TERRY ZWIGOFF

CAST: MAX MINGHELLA, SOPHIA MYLES, JOHN MALKOVICH, JIM BROADBENT

Terry Zwigoff in person.

Zwigoff’s reunion with screenwriter Daniel Clowes has fresh-faced Max Minghella as an incoming undergraduate with dreams of Picasso-like conquest, until his idealism is confronted with smooth-operator pseudo professor John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent’s splenetic rummy failed artist, and a campus strangler on the loose. A deft mixture of psychological thriller (particularly Fritz Lang’s Scarlet Street) and pretense-popping satire, taking on the gallery industrial complex.

Art School Confidential screens as part of the series Terry Zwigoff