Dead of Night: POSSUM
October 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm£5 – £7
Dead of Night: Hull Horror Film Festival presents: POSSUM
Matthew Holness | 2018 | UK | Cert 15 | 85 mins
At Vue Cinema Hull: BUY TICKETS
A disgraced children’s puppeteer returns to his childhood home and is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.
After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children’s puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the dark secrets that have tortured his entire life. A supernatural horror combining the stark psychodrama of George A. Romero’s MARTIN with the uncanny terror of DEAD OF NIGHT, Sean Harris gives a tour-de-force performance as Philip in this bleak and understated exercise in creeping dread. Informed as much by silent cinema expressionism, the British classics THE INNOCENTS and DON’T LOOK NOW, and the claustrophobic suburban Gothic atmosphere of Pete Walker’s FRIGHTMARE, POSSUM will terrify in the best shock corridor tradition.
Starring Sean Harris, Alun Armstrong, Simon Bubb, Andy Blithe, Pamela Cook, Charlie Eales
Awards & Reviews
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh Official Selections
“Possum ultimately has to stand or fall on its own merits, and at heart is a serious and dark journey into the labyrinths of cruelty and abuse..” – Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter
“Possum excels in ways some horror doesn’t. It strikes the nerve between horror and emotion, between wanting to cry and wanting to scream.” – Katie Driscoll, Starburst
POSSUM is rated 15 by the BBFC. For more information, please visit their website. May contain spoilers.
Tickets are unreserved seating – seat choice is first come, first served, upon doors opening.
Doors to the screening room will open around 10-15 minutes before the performance starts. Please note – this screening will not feature any adverts or trailers.
For full details on Dead of Night Festival head to http://www.deadofnightfest.co.uk/
Dead of Night: Hull Horror Film Festival Tickets & Passes
Tickets for Dead of Night: Hull Horror Film Festival are available in advance exclusively through Hull Box Office via web or by phone: 01482 221 113. They are not available in advance via the Vue Box Office online or at the cinema. Tickets will also be available on the door the night of the screening.
Standard Tickets: £7
HIC Members: £6
Students & Under 25s: £5
Full Festival Pass: £40 (£36 for HIC Members, £32 for Students & Under 25s)
New Horror Pass (All films from 2017/2018): £22 (£18 for HIC Members, £16 for Students & Under 25s)
Classic Horror Pass (All films from 70s & 80s): £22 (£18 for HIC Members, £16 for Students & Under 25s)
Day Pass (both 6:30pm and 8:30pm film): £12 (£10 for HIC Members, £8 for Students & Under 25s)
Tickets Terms and Conditions
If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.
If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card/student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card/student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional for your ticket.
** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office or on the door at the Hull Independent Cinema desk in the theatre lobby.