New York State Writers Institute - Who'll Stop the Rain

Classic Film Series, Fall 1996


October 25, 1996 (Friday)
7:00 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
UAlbany's Downtown Campus

(American, 1978, 121 minutes, color)
Directed by Karel Reisz
Starring Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty

Strong performances highlight this film based on Robert Stone's National Book Award-winning novel Dog Soldiers. A Vietnam veteran gets conned into helping a buddy smuggle herion from Vietnam to California.

Please Note: Novelist Robert Stone will offer film commentary and answer questions immediately following the screening. Stone will also read from his work on Thursday, October 24th at 8:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall, Campus Center, on the University at Albany's uptown campus.