El Cid (1962)

el cid

Sponsored by Martin Resorts

The inaugural SLO Film Fest opened with this newly restored classic on November 4, 1993 at the Fremont Theatre. We are bringing it back as a tip of the hat to the history of our Festival and its penchant for great epics and classics.

“Starring Charleton Heston, Sophia Loren and a cast of thousands, this is the kind of super-spectacle they don’t make anymore, lovingly restored by Martin Scorsese. It’s a vast, teeming pageant, loaded with décor and furious action. History, romance, legendry, adventure, swash-buckling jousts, sword fights and grand battle scenes.” – LA Times Drama/Adventure. 184 min. USA/Italy.

Saturday 2:45pm Fremont Theatre