Wed 31 Oct 2018
6:15pm
Wed 31 Oct 2018
6:15pm

115 mins – United States 1982 – Dir: Tobe Hooper
Starring: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson and Heather O’Rourke

Life is pleasant for a California family until a host of otherworldly forces invade their suburban home. The forces at work are anything but friendly. Can they get out before they are swept into nightmarish chaos.

Chris O’Neill, Head of Cinema at Triskel Christchurch, will introduce this film.

Tobe Hooper – Master of the macabre

When The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was released in 1974, cinema changed forever. Even almost after forty-five years the film retains its ability to shock and is one of the most influential horror movies of all time. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre introduced the world to one of genre cinema’s most esoteric and outlandish voices. Tobe Hooper went on to make a number of wonderfully creepy and quirky pictures and Triskel Arts Centre, as part of its cult movie ‘Twisted Celluloid’ strand, are delighted to present this tribute to the late director, who passed away in August of last year. Come and experience several of his finest works digitally remastered, uncensored and in a cinema with an unsuspecting audience.

Get a season ticket to see all four films for €28 full price / €24 with membership

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Wed 31 October
6.15pm
Like a thoroughly enjoyable nightmare
New York Times
Like a thoroughly enjoyable nightmare
New York Times

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