News > Music a main focus at 9th annual Overlooked Film Festival

Added on 28-Mar-2007

APRIL27 – Noon. "Sadie Thompson" (1928), a silent film that will be accompanied for the first time by members of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, performing a score written by Joseph Turrin. Gloria Swanson, in an Oscar-nominated role, plays a woman trapped on the tropical island of Pago-Pago, confronted about her lifestyle by a crusading missionary played by Lionel Barrymore. Onstage afterward as guests will be symphony conductor Steven Larsen, Turrin and film scholar David Bordwell. – 3 p.m. "Come Early Morning" (2006), a character study starring Ashley Judd as a small-town woman caught in a pattern of drunkenness and one-night stands, but who also holds down an important job and goes to church with her father. Judd's performance is among her best work, and first-tFull story at

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