Death Warmed Up - exclusive screening with Soraya Rhofir and Michael Heath

25 May 2017 5:30 PM
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Te Whare Hera Gallery

Death Warmed Up (1984)

Directed by David Blyth, written by David Blyth and Michael Heath

(R16 Content May Offend - violence and offensive language UNCUT VERSION)

Thursday 25 May

5.30 - refreshments in Te Whare Hēra Gallery

6.00 - introduction by screenwriter Michael Heath

6.30 - screening Death Warmed Up (1984) - running time 85 minutes

Seats are limited, please RSVP to l.redican@massey.ac.nz

Free Admission

“Michael Tucker (actor Michael Hurst in his screen debut) is programmed into killing his parents by a genetic surgeon Dr Archer Howell, and is incarcerated in a psychiatric institution for the crime. Years later Michael and friends travel to an isolated island where Howell now runs Trans Cranial Applications, experimenting on humans and turning them into mutant killing machines. Michael must revenge Howell for the death of his parents and also stop him for the sake of mankind..."

Winner Grand Prix (Licorne D'or) 14th Paris International Festival of Fantasy and Science Fiction Film, 1984.

"It would not be an exaggeration to say that Death Warmed Up has been the shock event of this Festival. It is an apocalypse of slaughter.." -Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jury President.

The film will be introduced by writer and director Michael Heath, screenwriter of New Zealand horror films The Scarecrow (1981), Death Warmed Up (1984) and Grampire (1992).

COMING UP 8 June

Mr Wrong (1985), Directed by Gaylene Preston, screenplay based upon the story by well-known English writer Elizabeth Jane.

Introduction by Gaylene Preston

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