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Trailers from Hell: Karyn Kusama on John Huston's Boxing Neo-Noir 'Fat City'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood September 11, 2013 at 12:35PM

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.
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Stacy Keach and Susan Tyrrell in "Fat City"
Stacy Keach and Susan Tyrrell in "Fat City"

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.

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