SLEEPAWAY CAMP

At The New Beverly Cinema... 

From the golden era of the slasher comes a summer camp stab-a-thon stacked with creatively gruesome kills, deliciously devilish dialogue and an eye-bulging collection of short shorts, half shirts and feathered hair. Following a childhood trauma, shy Angela Baker is shipped off to camp to get a new lease on life. But when her introverted demeanor invites ridicule, her fellow campers begin to die one by one in a violent trail of terror leading to the most jaw-dropping, mind-shattering finale in the grand history of shock cinema.

“The slasher era’s most bizarre and wondrous footnote… There’s an animating intelligence to Sleepaway Camp, too, or at least the brio to push the slasher subgenre into unexpected, outrageous new territory. There are great films and then there are magical films, glorious oddities that pop up sui generis out of nowhere. Sleepaway Camp falls squarely into the latter category.” – Scott Tobias, The Dissolve

DIRECTOR: Robert Hiltzik

STARRING: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet

YEAR: 1983

RATED: R

COUNTRY: USA

FORMAT: 35mm

RUNNING TIME: 84 minutes