Oscar-winnerÂ for director Mike Nichols (among sevenÂ nominations), Dustin Hoffmanâ??s star-making breakout role, with Simon & Garfunkelâ??s score starting a newÂ trend in soundtrack music,Â THE GRADUATE is one of the most iconic and recognized (not to mention quotable) American films of the last century. The prophetic word “plastics” has chilling resonance, while the screenplay’s skewering ofÂ our emphasis on appearances and social propriety isÂ more relevant than ever.
The 1967 masterpiece returns to the big screen this week in celebration of its 45th anniversary. A brand new 35mm print will be playing for a limited time at the Angelika Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News’ Chris Vogar agrees (read the full article atÂ DallasNews.com)Â – THE GRADUATE was a cultural touchstone of the 1960â??s that is as timely today as it was 45 years ago.