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28/05/2017 - 19:00
£12, payable via Eventbrite
SOLD OUT | Bram Stoker's Dracula (Date #1)
To mark the 120th anniversary of Bram Stoker’s seminal horror classic, this screening of the 1992 film version directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is being held in the atmospheric surroundings of the Great Hall.
A young lawyer (Keanu Reeves) is assigned to a gloomy village in the mists of Eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula (Gary Oldman), who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker’s betrothed, Mina Murray (Winona Ryder). In Britain, Dracula begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina’s closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy’s friends, led by Dr. Van Helsing (Anthony Hopkins), work together to try and drive the vampire away.
Please note: This film screening takes place in the Great Hall of Newcastle Castle Keep which is unfortunately inaccessible to wheelchair users. This is a fringe event taking place as part of Screen Demons - North East Horror Film Festival.