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still from Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, US 2001)

Donnie Darko

Richard Kelly / US, 2001 / 113 min.

Richard Kelly’s debut film was received as a matchless hybrid of teen drama, sci-fi narrative and satire on life in the American suburbs. It is 1988: angst-ridden teenager Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) travels parallel universes and gets into discussions with a huge rabbit called Frank.

poster Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, US 2001)
Donnie’s life takes a bizarre turn when one night he is woken by Frank, a man in a rabbit suit who tells him that the word will end in exactly 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. Surreal happenings come thick and fast, and Donnie’s perception of reality is shattered…

This open-air screening is part of Cineville's Summer Tour.

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Donnie Darko


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still from Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, US 2001)
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