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Friday Night Films

Eraserhead

1977, Cert. 18

2.9.2011
Still from Eraserhead

Still from Eraserhead

Still from Eraserhead

Still from Eraserhead

Eraserhead

1977 / 85 mins. / Cert. 18


Friday 2 September / 6.30pm / £5 (concessions £3)

Pre-book on 01908 676 900

 

Selected by current exhibitor Stuart Southwell, as part of New Art MK.

 

Set in an industrial town in which giant machines are constantly working, spewing smoke, and making noise that is inescapable, Henry Spencer lives in a building that, like all the others, appears to be abandoned. The lights flicker on and off, he has bowls of water in his dresser drawers, and for his only diversion he watches and listens to the Lady in the Radiator sing about finding happiness in heaven. Henry has a girlfriend, Mary X, who has frequent spastic fits. Mary gives birth to Henry's child, a frightening looking mutant, which leads to the injection of all sorts of sexual imagery into the depressive and chaotic mix. 
Written by Rick Gregory 

 

Genres

Fantasy / Horror / Sci-Fi

September 2011

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Friday Night Films

Independent Cinema MK and MK Gallery are working in collaboration to create a programme of Friday Night film screenings selected or curated by artists and connected to MK Gallery current exhibitions.

 

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