Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer: 30th Anniversary

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer: 30th Anniversary

One of the most harrowing American horror films of the 20th century, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer returns in an immaculate presentation that cements this shocking and thought-provoking plunge into a nightmare of the human soul as a true cinema landmark. Henry, a psychopathic drifter who has left a trail of dead bodies in his wake, settles for a while at the dilapidated Chicago apartment of sleazy ex-prison buddy Otis. Into this toxic environment comes Otis’s younger sister Becky, who’s fleeing an abusive marriage and looking for a place to stay. Deflecting her brother’s incestuous advances, Becky finds herself attracted to Henry and sees him as a potential lover and herself as his possible savior. What she doesn’t realize is that Otis and Henry are now killing together, murdering for kicks and sinking to ever more terrifying depths of depravity. As Becky tries to get her life back on track, she looks to Henry for a way out. But is redemption even possible for a man like Henry? Sure to send shivers of mortal dread through a whole new generation of filmgoers, this amazing new transfer puts Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer firmly back into the vanguard of contemporary cinematic horror.
One of the most harrowing American horror films of the 20th century, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer returns in an immaculate presentation that cements this shocking and thought-provoking plunge into a nightmare of the human soul as a true cinema landmark. Henry, a psychopathic drifter who has left a trail of dead bodies in his wake, settles for a while at the dilapidated Chicago apartment of sleazy ex-prison buddy Otis. Into this toxic environment comes Otis’s younger sister Becky, who’s fleeing an abusive marriage and looking for a place to stay. Deflecting her brother’s incestuous advances, Becky finds herself attracted to Henry and sees him as a potential lover and herself as his possible savior. What she doesn’t realize is that Otis and Henry are now killing together, murdering for kicks and sinking to ever more terrifying depths of depravity. As Becky tries to get her life back on track, she looks to Henry for a way out. But is redemption even possible for a man like Henry? Sure to send shivers of mortal dread through a whole new generation of filmgoers, this amazing new transfer puts Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer firmly back into the vanguard of contemporary cinematic horror.