Noite de Estreia

Opening Night


USA, 1978, 35mm, Color, 144', Fiction

— When and Where —

  • 29/05 14:00 Cinemateca
  • 31/05 20:00 Cinemateca

Myrtle Gordon (Gena Rowlands), a Broadway actress, rehearses for her latest play, about a woman unable to admit that she is aging. When she witnesses the accidental death of an adoring young fan, she begins to confront the personal and professional turmoil she faces in her own life.

Age Classification 14


  • Director: John Cassavetes
  • Scriptwriter: John Cassavetes
  • Producer: Al Ruban
  • Director of Photography: Al Ruban
  • Editor: Tom Cornwell
  • Soundtrack: Bo Harwood
  • Main Cast: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart