Wednesday, July 7, 2010

The Kennecott Theater presents: The World's Fastest Indian (Starring Anthony Hopkin

Kennecott Theater presents Movie Under The Stars Series:

The World's Fastest Indian (Starring Anthony Hopkins)

The Capitol Preservation Board is excited to show The World's Fastest Indian this Thursday, August 5, 2010. The 2010 movie series will feature at total of nine movies, Thursday evenings through August 26, 2010. The movies will be shown at dusk on the State Capitol's south-western lawn and is free to the public. There will be pre-movie musical performances and events each week prior to the featured film. This weeks performers will be Katie Dellenbach, Jarrett Burns, and Ryan Innes.

We are thankful for the presenting sponsor Rio Tinto/Kennecott and our other sponsors; Utah Care Foundation, Utah Film Commission, Salt Lake Film Center and Harmons Grocery.

The synopsis: Burt Munro (Anthony Hopkins), a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Bonneville Salt Flats, USA and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for American and the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah to participate in 'Speed Week'. When they land in in the US the fun begins. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen.

We look forward to seeing you Thursday evening at the Utah State Capitol! Park on the east side of the capitol in visitor parking.

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