Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
USA | 1985 | DCP | 90 min.
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton
In the strange but wonderful story of Pee-wee’s search for his beloved bicycle, the late, great Reubens made his leading man(child) debut, becoming one of the iconic figures of the 1980s. Director Burton and screenwriters Reubens, Phil Hartman, and Michael Varhol managed to craft a narrative and emotional atmosphere that constantly surprises and pays homage to all kinds of cinema, from Godzilla to James Bond to Italian neorealism.