AFS Sunday School: 'Popeye'

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Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

Aug 12 - 14
AFS Sunday School: 'Popeye'

Come cool down at the cinema this summer, with special $5 tickets for our Sunday School series for everyone 17 and under, available at the box office.

Robert Altman directs this wonderfully haphazard interpretation of the story that originally appeared in the Thimble Theater comic strip. Robin Williams (in his first starring role) brings a shy sweetness to his version of Popeye as a son in search of his long-lost father. Shelly Duval, who was fresh from wrapping THE SHINING, seems born to play the role of Olive Oyl. Altman shot the film on the island of Malta where he constructed the village of Sweethaven, far from the prying eyes of

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