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The Shout

Part of The Cinema of Jerzy Skolimowski
Friday, June 24, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Dir. Jerzy Skolimowski. 1978, 86 mins.

35mm print courtesy of Park Circus/London. With Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Tim Curry, Jim Broadbent. Based on a story by Robert Graves. A mysterious man claiming to be a practitioner of Aboriginal magic insinuates himself into the lives of a North Devon couple. An atmospheric, nonlinear horror story told by an unreliable narrator, The Shout presents an unsettling portrait of a family overtaken by madness and the fear of primal magic.

Tickets: If visiting the Museum after 4:00 p.m., tickets to Friday evening screenings are $10 ($7.50 for senior citizens and students). Otherwise screening is free with Museum admission.

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