Not-So-Silent Film: The Wind (1928)

Showtimes

Upcoming showtimes TBD.

(Tickets available at the door unless otherwise noted.)

Not-So-Silent Film:
The Wind (1928)

Lillian Gish’s 1928 THE WIND will be presented on 35MM and accompanied by live music from The Sanctuary Orchestra.

Tickets are $15; pick your showtime below.

The Wind (1928) is one of Lillian Gish’s greatest achievements in a powerfully dramatic silent film.

Filmsite

It’s one of the few silents to stand the test of time.

Dennis Schwartz

A frail young woman from the East moves in with her cousin in the West, where she causes tension within the family and is slowly driven mad.

Genre

Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western

Runtime

1 hour, 35 minutes

Rating

Not rated

Directed by

Victor Sjöström

Written by

Frances Marion, Dorothy Scarborough, John Colton

Starring

Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love

For all the twisters and panicking crowds, this is a face-and-character piece built around Gish’s most subtly pained performance and well-observed bursts of naturalistic life .

Village Voice