Auteurs! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Karyn Kusama introducing John Huston's 1972 film "Fat City," starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges and Susan Tyrrell.
John Huston’s career rebounded after a series of boxoffice duds when this downbeat neo-noir boxing movie became a surprise critical and commercial success. “When you say you want to go to Fat City, it means you want the good life”, explains Leonard Gardner, author of the book and the screenplay. Strikingly shot by Conrad Hall in the long-since-demolished skid row area of Stockton, California.