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Talenti Gelato and Fremont Outdoor Movies proudly presents Wes Anderson's Rushmore on Saturday, July 26th. The screning begins at 9:00pm at 3501 Phinney Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103 at Fremont Studios.
Rushmore is a 1998 comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman in his first film), his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). The film was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. The soundtrack was scored by regular Anderson collaborator Mark Mothersbaugh and features several songs by bands associated with the British Invasion of the 1960s.
The movie helped launch the careers of Anderson and Schwartzman, while establishing a "second career" for Murray as a respected actor ofindependent cinema. Rushmore also won Best Director and Best Supporting Male awards at the 1999 Independent Spirit Awards while Murray earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.
Empire also named Rushmore the 175th greatest film of all time in 2008. Four years after, Slant Magazine ranked the film #22 on its list of the 100 Best Films of the 1990s. According to ShortList, it is one of the 30 coolest films ever.