A Nightmare on Elm Street

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  • Friday, Oct 11

  • Saturday, Oct 12

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Presented on 35mm

In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him. Packed with genuine scares, Wes Craven’s definitive slasher is also streaked with darkly surreal wit. Robert Englund as the horrifically disfigured, gleeful Freddy Krueger became a quipping, laconic antihero in the numerous sequels, but here he drips with unforgettable menace. One, two, and he’s coming for you…

"What makes Freddy truly terrifying, and an inspired invention on Craven's part, is that he exists not in the real world but in the shadowy realm of dreams."
Simon Braund, Empire

This film is part of the After Hours series.



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