Chicago – The roots of the Chicago-born Wachowski Siblings is in the 1990s, with their unforgettable directorial debut “Bound
” (1996). To celebrate that landmark, the Cinepocalypse Film Fest invited Lana Wachowski
to present the film at the historic Music Box Theatre
on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 (7pm). To purchase tickets, click here.
” tells the story of Violet (Jennifer Tilly
), who longs to escape her relationship with her mafioso boyfriend Caesar (Joe Pantoliano
). Her life gets a bit complicated when she begins a same sex affair with Corky (Gina Gershon
), and the two women hatch a scheme to steal two million dollars from the mafia. At the time, the film broke barriers for its realistic portrayal of a lesbian relationship in a mainstream film, and critics praised it’s signature Wachowski style and humor.
Lana Wachowski, Photo by Joe Arce
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com
In 1996, Larry (Lana