The Driver


Dir. Walter Hill (1979).
The DNA for the current hit Drive can be found in this stripped-down crime thriller starring Ryan O’Neal as an existential wheelman; Walter Hill’s narrative, however, is a far more involving chess game between the anti-hero and rogue cop Bruce Dern.

Sat., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 2, 2011

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