Don't Look Now- introduced by novelist and film critic Kim Newman. Screening from a 4K Restoration.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of his landmark horror film Don't Look Now, Riverside Studios, across the weekends of February 2023, will host a season of striking films all directed by the inimitable British filmmaker Nicolas Roeg, with screenings introduced by critics and filmmakers who have been moved and inspired by these unique creations.
NICOLAS ROEG- HAUNTING MEMORIES season programmed by William Reiss.
"From its red stalker to its eerie strangers, this suspenseful classic set a template for horror "- The Guardian ★★★★★
Nicolas Roeg's chilling film, based on a short story by Daphne du Maurier, follows a married couple as they attempt to recover from the death of their young daughter. John Baxter (Donald Sutherland) and his wife, Laura (Julie Christie), are staying in Venice in an attempt to find relief after the drowning of their daughter, Christine (Sharon Williams), in a tragic accident. However, the city appears to have an unfortunate effect upon the grieving John, who begins seeing a red-coated figure who resembles the dead child flitting around the local canals. The couple also happen across a pair of sisters who claim to have had visions of their daughter. According to the sisters, the child has been trying to contact John in an attempt to warn him that something terrible is about to happen...