Wednesday, April 17, 2024

35th Anniversary!

Q&A with Whitley Strieber, author of Communion: A True Story and inspiration for the film on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 p.m.

On December 26th while on vacation with his family, novelist Whitley Strieber (Christopher Walken) has a strange nightmare. In the following days, plagued by painful headaches, his behavior becomes increasingly erratic. Later, under hypnosis, he realizes that his dream was not a dream at all.

“It doesn’t make rational sense, and why should it? Neither does that presence that wakes you up in the middle of the night and stares at you from across the room…” – Kindertrauma 

  • Country USA, UK
  • Year 1989
  • Running Time 105 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Shout Factory
  • Director Philippe Mora
  • Cast Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas, Terri Hanauer, Joel Carlson
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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