1975, 124m, DCP, U.S.

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Screened June 10–20, 2019

Carl Gottlieb and Peter Benchley adapted the latter’s much-devoured novel about a great white shark terrorizing a New England beach/fishing community, and Spielberg powered past production problems to deliver the first-ever summer blockbuster. An Oscar winner for Best Sound, Original Score (John Williams), and Film Editing (Verna Fields); praising the movie, Kael wrote that “the editing rhythms are very tricky, and the shock images loom up huge, right on top of you.”

A film by Steven Spielberg