- Film Festival
In 1994, when Philadelphia-based writer-director M. Night Shyamalan was editing his second film, Wide Awake, he had a premonition about his next project. He said to his editor, "You know, I'm going to write a screenplay called The Sixth Sense. Bruce Willis is going to star in it." The editor's response was a simple "Yeah, sure." Flash forward to September 1997...
PFS filmadelphiaCLASSICS series on location, continued last week with a screening of the 2009 Oscar nominated film, The Wrestler.
The Film was shown at Asylum Arena (South Philly) because the wrestling scenes in the movie were actually shot there! I knew director, Darren Aronofsky had Philly connections with his film Black Swan, as the PA Ballet is all over that film, but this was news to me that Mickey Rourke had been here filming in 2008.
Prior to the screening, the audience was surprised by a visit from wrestlers, Claudio Castagnoli and his partner Tursas