MARCH FILM - UNDER THE SHADOW Mar 6th - The Connaught Studio
Worthing Film Club are proud to present the BAFTA award winning Under The
Shadow on Monday March 6th at 8.15pm.
As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the
terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil
begins to haunt their home. Director Babak Anvari with his directorial debut,
uses disparate film genres to give us an gripping chiller with timely themes and
thought-provoking social subtext.
The film premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and it was selected
as the British entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy
Awards. Last year, the film received the H.R. Giger Narcisse prize for the Best
Movie at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival.
In December, Mark Kermode named Under the Shadow the best film of 2016,
stating that its menace and foreboding echoed Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook,
while listing the film’s influences such as Polanski’s Repulsion and The
This film has more than one way to make you jump.
Screening is at the Connaught at 8.15pm on Monday 6th March.The film is free to club members (£35 for12+films + free use of our DVD library) or £7 to non-members. Details of how to join can be found here and don't forget to follow us on Facebook