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…..

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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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