ACOM Cinema Saturday for December.
A Tribute to William Saroyan: part III
Our great Armenian-American writer!
Ithaca (2015, 96 mins, Dir. Meg Ryan; with Tom Hanks & Sam Shepard)
Starts at 7:00PM
A 21st Century version of The Human Comedy
Meg Ryan adapted Saroyan’s timeless American classic 1943 novel The Human Comedy for her directorial debut, co-produced by Tom Hanks. Saroyan won an Oscar for the screenplay of the original
Homer Macauley is a bicycle delivery boy during WWII who must grow up fast in this coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the abruptness of change, the sweetness of life, the sting of death, and the sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us. 1943 film.
Come see why
Saroyan’s story still resonates today in this last of ACOM’s Saroyan tribute series, and our final screening of 2019!