In this love letter to growing up in Los Angeles, director Paul Thomas Anderson captures the platonic, goofy affection between teenage Hollywood hustler Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman, son of Phillip Seymour) and wide-eyed Alana Kane (played by Haim sister Alana) against the backdrop of the San Fernando Valley in 1973. Also starring Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper and Tom Waits as Hollywood types the two friends encounter in their attempts to break into showbiz, 'Licorice Pizza' is the latest time capsule of LA from the director of 'Boogie Nights', 'Magnolia' and 'Punch-Drunk Love'.
Stars: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Running time: 2hr 13min
Film classification: M - Coarse language and sexual references
About Zoo Summer Cinema
You're invited to Zoo Summer Cinema, a new outdoor moviegoing experience in the lush surrounds of Melbourne Zoo. Classic favourites, cult hits, premiere events and new releases are projected against the night sky.
Spend a summer evening at the Zoo visiting the animals before you find a spot on the lawns, or upgrade to the exclusive Lawn Lounge or premium Gold Grass sections. Take in the sounds of local DJs before the main attraction, and pay a visit to the food precinct for dinner and a drink.
Download our event map and pre-plan your evening.
Zoo Summer Cinema supports Melbourne Zoo's Marine Response Unit and its work to rescue injured marine wildlife in Victoria's waters.
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