In a grungy dystopian age, the nerdish Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) is invited to dinner by his bizarre girlfriend, Mary X (Charlotte Stewart) to meet her parents. It’s a very strange evening, featuring the now-infamous spurting chickens and a peculiar premature ‘baby’. The young couple take the squealing bundle home, but Mary soon departs leaving Henry to handle the nightmarish nipper alone. What follows has been described as indescribable - suffice to say it’s brilliant! Lynch’s debut feature was made over several years on a shoestring budget. Shot by the great Frederick Elmes (Blue Velvet) with an amazing soundscape of industrial noise and Fats Waller music, Eraserhead is a cinematic world like no other.
Tickets are only available as a package of all 4 films in the All Night Cine-Love In. You must be 18+ to attend this event. There will be a short interval between each film.
Session times: 10pm: Eraserhead; 12:05am: In the Realm of the Senses; 2am: O Lucky Man!; 5:10am: Female Trouble