Play Dates

May 31        Portland, OR        HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

June 15 – 16 & 26        Seattle, WA        SIFF EGYPTIAN

June 26        Brooklyn, NY        NITEHAWK CINEMA PROSPECT PARK

July 14        Seattle, WA        NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

August 17        Toronto, ON        PARADISE THEATRE

Basic Instinct Play Dates


USA, 1992
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Producer: Alan Marshall
Cast: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza
Screenwriter: Joe Eszterhas
Cinematography: Jan de Bont
Music: Jerry Goldsmith
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Language: English
Running Time: 127 minutes

In one of Verhoeven's most provacative films, Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) becomes ensnared in a web of sex, lies, and violence, all leading back to Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), a seductive, mysterious crime novelist. As the bodies pile up and hidden obsessions are revealed, Curran begins to doubt his investigatory instincts and give in to his baser ones.

Awards and Recognition:
Best Film Editing and Best Music, Original Score nominations (Academy Awards, 1993)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama and Best Original Score nominations (Golden Globes, 1993)

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