Director: John Carpenter. With: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles, Nancy Loomis, Nick Castle. USA 1978. 90 mins.
UK RESTORATION PREMIERE - The terror trailblazer is back on the big screen! A new Michael Myers slasher is being released in October. So the perfect time to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the original cult classic with a pristine restoration of The Shape’s first outing. You know the story. It’s a timeless masterpiece that minted shock after shock. You know the John Carpenter score. It’s now a standard of the genre. And you know that Jamie Lee Curtis made her Laurie Strode heroine the most beloved final girl. One of the most successful horror films ever - as you’ve always wanted to see it.