The Hunger (1983, UK/USA) cert. 18 – Hallowe’en screening

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Director: Tony Scott
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon

David Bowie was a versatile actor as well as a musical genius, and Scott’s horror-romance is a worthy and highly entertaining vehicle for his talents.

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As the lover of vampire Miriam (Deneuve), John (Bowie) expects immortality – so is shocked when he suddenly ages. His gerontologist Sarah (Sarandon) is sceptical at first, but then finds herself drawn under Miriam’s spell…

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The title sequence alone – intercut with Bauhaus’s Bela Lugosi’s Dead – is worth the price of a ticket.


Our Hallowe’en screening will also include a selection of 1980s horror trailers!


The original (1983) Review from The New York Times can be seen: here,


while the original (US) Trailer (which has not aged as well as the film) can be seen below…..

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Monday 31st October 2016

Show starts at or 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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