Dustin Hoffman won an Oscar for his role as a father who will go to any length (even making French toast) to keep custody of his son. Meryl Streep is unmatched as his icy wife who walks out on him and returns to claim the boy, played by Oscar nominee Justin Henry. Robert Benton directs one of best acted films of the decade. (1979) 105 Min. (Sony/Columbia)
The lawn opens at 5pm and the film begins at sunset. Bring your blankets and a tasty picnic dinner or order something from ‘wichcraft and pick it up at one of the park kiosks.
Only two films left in the 2009 HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival! Visit our website for the remaining schedule as well as listings for park events and activities when the film festival ends. My, how the summers fly by.