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Dead of Night: HELLRAISER

27/10/2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:20 pm

£3.50 - £7

Dead of Night: Hull Horror Film Festival presents: HELLRAISER (30th Anniversary Edition)
Clive Barker | 1987 | UK | Cert 18 | 94 mins

At Vue Cinema Hull: BUY TICKETS

30th anniversary restoration screening of one of the greatest horror movies of the ’80s. The directorial debut from horror novelist Clive Barker stars Sean Chapman as a man who buys a strange Chinese puzzle box in a sex shop only to discover that its solution opens a portal to Hell.

HELLRAISER | Clive Barker | 1987 | UK | Cert 18 | 94 mins

Sexual deviant Frank inadvertently opens a portal to hell when he tinkers with a box he bought while abroad. The act unleashes gruesome beings called Cenobites, who tear Frank’s body apart. When Frank’s brother and his wife, Julia, move into Frank’s old house, they accidentally bring what is left of Frank back to life. Frank then convinces Julia, his one-time lover, to lure men back to the house so he can use their blood to reconstruct himself.

Starring Sean Chapman, Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

Winner Critics Award, Fantsporto 1988
Nominated Best Horror Film, Saturn Awards 1987

“[Writer/Director Clive] Barker’s dazzling debut as a director creates such an atmosphere of dread that the astonishing visual set pieces simply detonate in a chain reaction of cumulative intensity.” – Derek Adams, Time-Out

“Not only did it revolutionise horror and force mainstream critics to accept that it could … have real artistic weight, it captured a moment in time when social and sexual mores were shifting in a fascinating way.” – Jennie Kermode, Eye on Film

HELLRAISER is rated 18 by the BBFC. For more information, please visit their website.

The film will be preceded by a short film by claymation filmmaker Lee Hardcastle: Frozen – The Thing blood test scene


Programme details

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.

8.30pm: Introduction by festival team, Lee Hardcastle short film, main feature, HELLRAISER

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 & Students: £6

Full Festival Pass: £32 (£28 for HIC Members and Students)
New Horror Pass (all events at 6:30pm): £22 (£18 for HIC Members & Students)
Classic Horror Pass (all events at 8:30pm): £22 (£18 for HIC Members & Students)
Day Pass (both 6:30pm and 8:30pm film): £12 (£10 for HIC Members & Students)

Note: Tickets to Cult Cinema Sunday: Halloween Mystery Movie are not included in Dead of Night Passes and must be purchased separately.


8:30 pm - 10:20 pm
£3.50 - £7
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Dead of Night: Hull Horror Film Festival


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