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Poltergeist

35MM Screening

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Celebrate the 40th-Anniversary of Tobe Hopper’s classic haunted house story with a 35mm screening!

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“Though the shocks are well conveyed, it’s the sweetness that lingers, making this the first cute and cuddly entry in the genre.” – Chicago Reader

FILM SYNOPSIS

Strange and creepy happenings beset an average California family, the Freelings — Steve (Craig T. Nelson), Diane (JoBeth Williams), teenaged Dana (Dominique Dunne), eight-year-old Robbie (Oliver Robins), and five-year-old Carol Ann (Heather O’Rourke) — when ghosts commune with them through the television set. Initially friendly and playful, the spirits turn unexpectedly menacing, and, when Carol Ann goes missing, Steve and Diane turn to a parapsychologist and eventually an exorcist for help.

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Information

  • Genre Horror
  • Director Tobe Hooper
  • Released 1982
  • Runtime 1h 54m
  • Rated PG
  • Studio MGM
  • CountryUnited States

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