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TWISTER

Directed by Jan De Bont
Rated PG-13 | 113 min. | 1996 | U.S.A.

In this dizzying, effects-driven drama, two scientists (Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton) chase tornadoes in their quest to record and study them. Taking a backseat to the wild and visually mesmerizing storms are subplots concerning a failing marriage, childhood trauma and corporate ethics. The film received multiple Academy Awards for its spectacular sound and visual effects (including the famous flying cow).
 
After the film, a panel of graduate researchers from the University of Utah Department of Atmospheric Sciences will share their own experiences tornado chasing and dive into the science behind severe storms.
 
 
Science Movie Night
 
 

Featured, Salt Lake City, Science Movie Night, Upcoming Screenings

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 7:00 PM9:00 PM MDT