|Tue 26th Dec:||7:00pm|
Genre: Adventure, Drama. Dir: Rob Reiner. Country: USA.
Rob Reiner’s nostalgia piece is set over Labor Day weekend, 1959.
A quartet of inseparable friends set out in search of a dead body they’ve heard about. The four are: intellectual Gordie (Wil Wheaton), born leader Chris (River Phoenix), emotionally disturbed Teddy (Corey Feldman), and chubby hanger-on Vern (Jerry O’Connell).
The boys’ adventures are coloured by the personal pressures brought to bear on all of them by the adult world.
Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss as the grown-up Gordie.
An evocative classic that resonates long after.