The Trip

Director: Roger Corman
Screenwriters: Jack Nicholson

Institute History

  • 1985 Sundance Film Festival


In The Trip, way back in 1967, Roger Corman has a television director drop LSD and proceed through a series of spaced-out hallucinations. Jack Nicholson’s script is often awkward (he’s pretty much stuck to acting ever since) but the “allstar” cast led by Fonda and Hopper, prior to teaming up and tripping out in Easy Rider, generates some colorful moments. Corman, as usual, seemed to have his finger on the pulse beat of America.

Screening Details

  • Section: Highlights: Petit, Truffaut, Passer, Corman's Prodigies
  • Film Type: Dramatic Feature
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Run Time: 85 min.
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