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“A masterpiece of tragic science fiction and gothic horror”
“A gross-your-eyes out horror movie that is also the year’s most poignant romance”
David Cronenberg, USA 1986, 96mins, certificate 15
Where: The Duke of Wellington, 119 Balls Pond Road, Dalston, N1 4BL
When: 8:00pm, Thursday 13th February 2014
Tickets: £4 door, £3 advance via The Space Merchants
Cult horror director David Cronenberg found mainstream success with this remake of the 1958 science fiction horror classic and Chris Walas and Stephan Dupuis won an Oscar for their make-up effects.
Scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), experimenting with transmitting matter uses himself as a guinea-pig, unaware that a fly has got into the machinery. As he embarks on a relationship with Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis), the journalist covering his project, his body slowly begins to take on fly-like characteristics.