Apocalypse Trilogy: Prince of Darkness (1987)
Director: John Carpenter Run Time: 101 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1987
Starring: Dennis Dun, Donald Pleasence, Jameson Parker, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong
Country: United States
Language: English, Latin
Experience John Carpenter’s “Apocalypse Trilogy” presented on 35mm film!
1982’s The Thing | 1987’s Prince of Darkness | 1994’s In the Mouth of Madness
About the film:
A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister in an abandoned church, but when they open the container, they inadvertently unleash a strange liquid and an evil force on all humanity. As the liquid turns their co-workers into zombies, the remaining members realize they have released the most unspeakable of horrors, Satan himself, thus paving the way for the return of his father – the all-powerful anti-God.
Terror mounts as the last two members of the team must fight to save an innocent world from a devilish fury that has festered for over seven million years.
About the filmmaker:
Director, writer, and composer John Carpenter, founding father of the modern slasher film, is the mind behind classics Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), and more. Called “a creative genius of raw, fantastic, and spectacular emotions,” Carpenter was awarded the prestigious Golden Coach at Cannes 2019 for his innovative projects. One of his first, the short film The Resurrection of Broncho Billy, won an Academy Award in 1971.See our upcoming films