Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Retro Film Series presents

Wild at Heart & Rabid

  • Fri, Mar 29
    • 7:00pm - Cinema One
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David Lynch’s WILD AT HEART
(R, 1990, 125 min)

After serving prison time for a self-defense killing, Sailor Ripley (Nicolas Cage) reunites with girlfriend Lula Fortune (Laura Dern). Lula’s mother, Marietta (Diane Ladd), desperate to keep them apart, hires a hit man to kill Sailor. But he finds a whole new set of troubles when he and Bobby Peru (Willem Dafoe), an old buddy who’s also out to get Sailor, try to rob a store. When Sailor lands in jail yet again, the young lovers appear further than ever from the shared life they covet.

Followed by:

David Cronenberg’s RABID
(R, 1977, 91 min)

After a motorcycle accident, former adult film star Marilyn Chambers wakes up in a hospital with new skin and a new appetite. As the city of Montréal is transformed into an incubator for gunk-spewing vampires, the ghostly Chambers finds herself at war with her body and the world. This is a young Cronenberg firing on all cylinders. Featuring a focused and intense performance from Chambers, clever statements on vanity and greed, and a grotesque beastie, “Rabid” is a high-water mark in lysergic horror. This includes the show-stopping scene that involves a machine gun and Santa Claus.