Comedy, Crime, Retro

Retro Film Series Presents

Raising Arizona & Quick Change

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Coen Brothers’ Raising Arizona
(PG-13, 1987, 94 min)
Last screened in 2014 at Retro!
Vowing to go straight, a convenience store bandit (Nicolas Cage) proposes marriage to a police department photographer (Holly Hunter). All is wedded bliss until they discover she’s unable to get pregnant and are turned down by every adoption agency in town. It does not take long before they realize the only solution is to kidnap one of the town’s celebrated quintuplets and hit the road!

Followed by:

Bill Murray & Howard Franklin’s Quick Change
(R, 1990, 89 min)
First-ever screening at Retro!
Bill Murray plays a frazzled urbanite who disguises himself as a clown and sets out to rob a bank. Geena Davis and Randy Quaid play accomplices in his daring scheme and Jason Robards is the blustery cop caught up in Clown Day Afternoon. Swiping a million buck is a snap compared to getting out of town. Murray and cohorts commandeer a car, a cab, a bus, a baggage tram, and a plane to make what becomes a less-than-merry escape.