AMERICAN PSYCHO

  • Directed By: Mary Harron
  • USA / 104 mins
  • Screening: Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm
  • POWFest Monthly: Women in Horror
  • Tickets:

    Available at the Door

  • Location: Clinton Street Theater
  • Sponsored By: New Belgium
  • Watch the trailer!

image-5-huey-lewis-and-weird-al-remake-american-psycho-s-classic-scene-jpeg-139900In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster.

 

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

mary-harronMARY HARRON studied English literature at Oxford and worked as a journalist and documentary filmmaker before making her first feature film, “I Shot Andy Warhol.” She also wrote and directed the films, “American Psycho,” “The Notorious Bettie Page,” and “The Moth Diaries.” For television, Mary has directed episodes of television series including “Oz,” “The L Word,” “Six Feet Under,” “Six Degrees” and “Big Love” and recently directed the Lifetime movie “Anna Nicole.”