A League of Their Own (1992) in 35mm
Director: Penny Marshall Run Time: 128 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1992
Starring: Ann Cusak, Madonna, Megan Cavanaugh, Rosie O'Donnell, Tom Hanks
Country: United States
Screening as part of From Book to Film
After joining an all-female baseball league during World War II, small-town sisters Dottie and Kit find troubles and triumphs on and off the field. Inspired by real stories of the revolutionary All-American Girls Professional Baseball League athletes.
“One of the year’s most cheerful, most relaxed, most easily enjoyable comedies. It’s a serious film that’s lighter than air, a very funny movie that manages to score a few points for feminism in passing.”
– Vincent Canby for The New York Times