WM CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN: VIDEO NASTIES

WM Celebrates Halloween: Video Nasties

Friday October 28 - Tuesday November 1

Australian Television Premiere

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  • WM Celebrates Halloween: Video Nasties
  • Annabelle Fitzherbert
  • October 4, 2016

This Halloween, World Movies summons the underworld to your TV with Video Nasties. Starting October 28, we’ve resurrected the morally corrupt 80’s horror films that have gone largely unseen. That is, until now.

So sit back, relax and enjoy our freakish mix of Count Draculas, crazy scientists, serial killers, psychco-sisters and hermit murderers, as they terrorise your screens.

 

She Killed In Ecstasy (Sie tötete in Ekstase – 1971)
Friday 28 October 8.30pm
A doctor conducts controversial medical experiments on human embryos to reduce the rate of cancer among humans. His peers call him a charlatan and deregister him, sending him on a downward spiral. (From Germany, in German)

Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Friday 28 October 10.00pm
Count Dracula’s descendant, Nadine Countess Korody, entices young women to her isolated island, then seduces and kills them in order to remain young. A lawyer, Linda Westinghouse, becomes fascinated with Nadine, when visiting her about an inheritance from the Dracula family. Linda becomes her newest victim, giving her blood to Nadine, but now she must try and save herself from joining the vampire world forever. (From Germany, in German)

My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Saturday 29 October 8.30pm  
On Valentine’s Day many years ago, a deranged miner goes on a killing spree in a small town. Since then, Valentine’s Day has been ignored and not celebrated. Until now. (From Canada, in English)

The Sinful Nuns Of St Valentine (Le scomunicate di San Valentino – 1974)
Saturday 29 October 10.05pm
An Italian epic in which a demented Mother Superior and a rabid collection of mentally disturbed and sex-crazed sisters lose their habits and morals with equal gusto. Directed by Sergio Grieco and stars Jenny Tamburi and Paolo Malco. (From Italy, in Italian)

Suspiria (1977)
Sunday 30 October 8.30pm
A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the staff of the school are actually a coven of witches bent on chaos and destruction. (From Italy, in Italian)

Night Of Fear (1972)
Sunday 30 October 10.05pm
Australian censors first banned this film on the grounds of “indecency and obscenity.” Night of Fear tells the story of a young woman who takes a wrong turn in the Australian countryside and crashes in the woods. She is then stalked and terrorised by a crazy drifter. (From Australia, in English)

VIDEO NASTIES MARATHON
Monday 31 October
Vampyros Lesbos at 8.30pm
Suspiria at 10pm
She Killed In Ecstacy at 11.35pm

Tuesday 1 November
My Bloody Valentine at 1.05am
The Sinful Nuns Of St Valentine at 2.40am
Night Of Fear at 4.05 am

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