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NY ‘After Dark’ Double Bill – Escape from New York (15) & The Warriors (15)
Sat 19 January @ 8:00 pm£7 - £10
Escape from New York (15) – 1980, USA, 95 mins
Dir: John Carpenter Stars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine
It’s 1980 and Manhattan has been turned into a maximum security prison. When the US President crash lans into the city centre, ex- soldier and criminal Snake Plissken is coerced into launching a one man rescue mission.
& The Warriors (15) – 1979, USA, 89 mins
Dir: Walter Hill. Stars: Michael Beck, James Remar, Thomas Waites
Walter Hill’s Spectacle take its story from Xenophon’s “Anabasis” and its style from the urban dispossessed- in neon signs, graffiti, and the thrill of gaudiness. The Warriors – a NY gang from Coney Island must fight their way back home from Brooklyn to the sea. through one night and all the rival gangs in between .
Doors open for fine wines and all manner of drinks at 7pm. Film starts at 8pm
**Escape from New York plays first followed by The Warriors. Films finish approx 11.30pm