JOHN CARPENTER'S HALLOWEEN (1978): 40TH ANNIVERSARY

de John Carpenter

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Synopsis

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital to celebrate the festivity again with the teenagers of the small town of Haddonfield. With minimum elements supported by its director’s mise-en-scène and musical score, Halloween officially inaugurated the slasher movie four decades ago today. An anniversary that Sitges is celebrating by screening this classic, as well as the fabulous reboot created by David Gordon Green.

Director

John Carpenter

New York, 1948. An indispensable reference point in modern fantastic cinema, his debut came about with Dark Star (1974) and since then he hasn't stopped ennobling a filmography with outstanding titles like Halloween (78), The Fog (80), The Thing (82), Christine (83), They Live (88), Vampires (98) and Ghosts of Mars (01).

Technical information

USA. 1978 (91 min)

DIRECTORJohn Carpenter

PRODUCERDebra Hill

SCREENPLAYJohn Carpenter, Debra Hill

CINEMATOGRAPHYDean Cundey

WITHJamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence

Edition: 2018
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Original language: English

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