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King on Screen (2023)

Opens on August 25

Director: Daphné Baiwir Run Time: 105 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2023

Starring: Frank Darabont, James Caan, Stephen King, Tim Curry, Tom Holland

Country: France, United States, Belgium
Language: English

About the film:

World Premiere, 2022 Fantastic Fest

In 1976, Brian de Palma directed Carrie, the first novel and adaptation of Stephen King’s work. Since then, more than 50 directors have adapted the master of horror’s books, in more than 80 films and series, making him now the most adapted author still alive in the world.

King on Screen (2023) is an inside-look into the mind of the Master of Horror and his influence on storytelling and Hollywood, featuring many of the directors who’ve reimagined his work.

“one hell of a trip down Stephen King cinema memory lane… If you like the works of Stephen King or just horror in general then this is a must-see”

—Crockett Houghton, Film Inquiry

About the filmmaker:

Daphné Baiwir is a Belgian director who began in the film industry as a model and actress with roles in over 20 films. She direct­ed several short films, including her debut film Danse Funèbre (2013) and C’est Toi le Chat! (2017) which was select­ed in com­pe­ti­tion at the Upp­sala Film Fes­ti­val in Swe­den. As a documentary filmmaker, she spent a month in prison to film Beyond Bars (2015), and directed Deauville and the American Dream (2020). Her film The Rebellious Olivia de Havilland (2001) was an Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival.

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