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Tommy
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Tommy

111 min ( UK ) | Director: Ken Russell

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Nora Walker is told that her British fighter pilot husband is missing in action and presumed killed in World War II. On V.E. Day, Nora gives birth to their son, who she names Tommy. While Tommy is an adolescent, Nora marries Frank, a shifty camp counselor. Shortly thereafter, Tommy suffers an emotionally traumatic experience associated with his father and step-father, which, based on things told to him at that time, results in him becoming deaf, dumb and blind, a situation which several people exploit for their own pleasure. As Nora tries several things to bring Tommy out of his psychosomatic disabilities, Tommy, now a young man, happens upon pinball as a stimulus. Playing by intuition, Tommy becomes a pinball master, which in turn makes him, and by association Nora and Frank, rich and famous. Nora literally shatters Tommy to his awakening, which ultimately leads to both the family’s rise and downfall as people initially try to emulate Tommy’s path then rebel against it.

Actors: Roger Daltrey, Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Jack Nicholson

Jaws
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Jaws

124 min ( USA ) | Director: Steven Spielberg

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It’s a hot summer on Amity Island, a small community whose main business is its beaches. When new Sheriff Martin Brody discovers the remains of a shark attack victim, his first inclination is to close the beaches to swimmers. This doesn’t sit well with Mayor Larry Vaughn and several of the local businessmen. Brody backs down to his regret as that weekend a young boy is killed by the predator. The dead boy’s mother puts out a bounty on the shark and Amity is soon swamped with amateur hunters and fisherman hoping to cash in on the reward. A local fisherman with much experience hunting sharks, Quint, offers to hunt down the creature for a hefty fee. Soon Quint, Brody and Matt Hooper from the Oceanographic Institute are at sea hunting the Great White shark. As Brody succinctly surmises after their first encounter with the creature, they’re going to need a bigger boat.

Actors: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Casablanca
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Casablanca

102 min ( USA ) | Director: Michael Curtiz

Casablanca

In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, the sycophantic police Captain Renault does what he can to please him, including detaining a Czechoslovak underground leader Victor Laszlo. Much to Rick’s surprise, Lazslo arrives with Ilsa, Rick’s one time love. Rick is very bitter towards Ilsa, who ran out on him in Paris, but when he learns she had good reason to, they plan to run off together again using the letters of transit. Well, that was their original plan….

Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

100 min ( USA ) | Director: Jim Sharman

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An erotic nightmare beyond everything else. That is maybe the easiest way to describe The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It’s also a musical journey crossing the world of cinemas all genres, horror, science fiction, added with mad comedy.

When the newly engaged Brad and Janets car suddenly brakes down in a isolated area they go out to find a phone to call for help. They come across a castle where the transsexual and unique Dr. Frank-N-Furter is having a party with at least to say campy guests. But the sweet transvestite from transsexual Transylvania may have other plans for Brad and Janet than just to help them with a phone call.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a film with high cult status. During midnight screenings in USA its more an event than just a normal movienight. The audince dresses up to their favorite characters and sing-a-long with the musical numbers. There also a set of ”rules” how to watch the film together with some props. This way you will get a total Rocky Horror experience. Look at this guide, read the instructions, come to Stortorget, Örebro the 30th of August at 10 pm and lets make this evening to remember.

http://www.rockyhorrorfan.com/audience%20participation.html

”En erotisk mardröm bortom allt annat” är kanske det lättaste sättet att beskriva Rocky Horror Picture Show. Det är även en musikalisk resa från filmvärldens alla genrer, skräck, science-fiction och tillspetsat med skruvad humor.

När nyförlovade paret Brad och Janets bil plötsligt går sönder på en ödslig väg beger de sig ut för att hitta en telefon. De finner ett slott där den transsexuella och egenartade Dr. Frank-N-Furter håller tillställning med sina lika speciella gäster. Men den härliga transvestiten från transsexuella Transylvaninen har dock andra planer för Brad och Janet än att bara hjälpa dem med ett telefonsamtal.

The Rocky Horror är en film som har hög kultstatus. Under midnattsvisningar i USA så är det mer ett event än just en vanlig filmkväll. Publiken klär ut sig till sina favoritkaraktärer från filmen och sjunger med i låtarna. Det finns även en del ”regler” man ska följa tillsammans med rekvisita för att få en total Rocky Horror-upplevelse. Titta på videoguiden, läs instruktionerna, kom till Stortorget den 30 augusti kl 22 och var med och skapa en minnesvärd kväll.

http://www.rockyhorrorfan.com/audience%20participation.html

Actors: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon

Back to the Future
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Back to the Future

116 min ( USA ) | Director: Robert Zemeckis

Back to the Future

Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean “time machine” invented by slightly mad scientist. During his often hysterical, always amazing trip back in time, Marty must make certain his teenage parents-to-be meet and fall in love – so he can get back to the future.

Actors: Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson

 
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