Mike Nichols may have died this week, but he’s left behind a reputation as a wonderful human being and a trove of superb motion pictures to guarantee he will never be forgotten.
On Saturday, December 6th, TCM will run a triple feature of films that speak to his ability to do vastly different things really, really well: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate, and Carnal Knowledge. For further details, follow the jump.
TCM to Remember Award-Winning Filmmaker Mike Nichols on Dec. 6
Evening to Include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) and The Graduate (1967)
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of award-winning filmmaker Mike Nichols with a three-film tribute on Saturday, Dec. 6. Nichols, who passed away Nov. 19 at the age of 83, is one of the few artists who has earned Oscar®, Tony®, Emmy® and Grammy® accolades. TCM’s tribute will showcase his Oscar-nominated work on Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) and his Oscar-winning work on The Graduate (1967). The night will also include Nichols’ acclaimed 1971 film Carnal Knowledge.
The following is the complete schedule for TCM’s tribute to Mike Nichols.
TCM Remembers Mike Nichols – Saturday, Dec. 6
8 p.m. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) – starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis and George Segal
10:30 p.m. The Graduate (1967) – starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels and Elizabeth Wilson
12:30 a.m. Carnal Knowledge (1971) – starring Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Art Gargfunkel, Ann-Margret, Rita Moreno and Carol Kane
(All times Eastern)
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